Virginia Park is a neighborhood located in South Tampa. The boundaries of Virginia Park are Dale Mabry Highway/Himes Avenue to the East, Manhattan Avenue to the West, Euclid Avenue to the South, and Palmira Avenue/Bay to Bay Boulevard to the North. This neighborhood is well-known and loved for its parks, recreational areas, and highly rated public schools. This is a perfect neighborhood for professionals with its quick access to downtown, as well as Tampa International airport.
The Virginia Park area was once covered with pine trees and remained so until it was developed in the 1950s. Although an eclectic mix of historic homes and bungalows currently cover this area, there are many opportunities for new construction in this neighborhood.
The neighborhoods proximity to Westshore, SoHo and other South Tampa neighborhoods, make this a prime location for local foodies to visit one of Tampa’s favorite local eateries. Food lovers will never run out of fun new establishments just waiting to be discovered.
An eclectic and unique mix of boutiques, and mall locations provide a shopper’s paradise. You’ll enjoy shopping for everything from home decor to wardrobe essentials, and more.
Downtown Tampa is nearby and easily accessible. The downtown area provides entertainment opportunities such as museums, shows and concerts. Take in a Tampa Bay Lightning hockey game at the Amalie Arena. There are also additional dining opportunities in downtown Tampa. Don’t miss the newly redesigned River Walk. The Tampa River Walk has transformed Tampa’s waterfront into an active, pedestrian friendly environment for commerce, transportation, entertainment and fitness.
Fitness lovers and outdoor enthusiasts may also enjoy Bayshore Boulevard. This scenic, curvy, greenway is the longest sidewalk in the world. Bayshore Boulevard is also home to Tampa Bay’s famous annual Gasparilla Festival and parade.
The Virginia Park neighborhood schools are: Mabry Elementary School, Roosevelt Elementary School, Coleman Middle School and Plant High School.