Subject: Re: Tampa or Orlando?
Sandy, Since I live in the suburbs of Tampa, I am probably prejudiced. There is a lot to do nearby and there are awesome beaches - not necessarily those in St. Petersburg - within easy distance. Traffic in, around, to, and from Orlando is horrid no matter how or when you do the drive, but if you want theme parks, Orlando is the big winner. Tampa does have Busch Gardens which is world class. Also,

Enjoy! Janet Riverview, FL