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10 Best Things To Do In Oldsmar, Florida - Updated 2020

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In Northern Tampa Bay lies Oldsmar, Florida, known to some as Tampa Shores in Pinellas County. Pinellas is known for its beautiful beaches and breezy nights. Historically there was no way to get from Tampa to St. Petersburg because the bridges weren’t constructed at the time and the only way to get to either place was through Oldsmar. This area of Florida is rich with history and wildlife. There is so much more to do in Oldsmar than just going to the beach. Read on to find out what are the 10 best things to do in Oldsmar, Florida.

1. Oldsmar Flea Market

Oldsmar Flea Market

Who doesn’t like getting deals for less. Come to the Oldsmar Flea Market on the weekend to venture through and shop for bargains. There is no admission charge and parking is free!

Oldsmar Flea Market

Address: 180 Race Track Rd, Oldsmar, FL 34677

Website: Oldsmar Flea Market

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2. Oldsmar Historical Society Museum

Posted by Oldsmar Historical Society on Saturday, 3 September 2016

Are you a fan of the Oldsmobile Cutlass? You’re definitely not the only one! The city of Oldsmar was founded by the maker of Oldsmobiles. All Oldsmobile fans should definitely visit the Oldsmar Historical Society Museum to learn more about the founder and the city of Oldsmar. The museum is only open two days a week and it is of a smaller nature but it is chock-full of interesting facts.

Oldsmar Historical Society Museum

Address: 101 State St W #2, Oldsmar, FL 34677

Website: Oldsmar Historical Society Museum

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3. R.E. Olds Park

R.E. Olds Park
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R.E. Olds is the founder of Oldsmar. They named the park in his honour R.E. Olds Park. This park has a dog area, fishing pier, an open air amphitheater, picnic shelters, playgrounds, trails and volleyball courts. This park is fun for the whole family. Spend the day by the water enjoying the sun while the children play at the playground. Visit R.E. Olds Park today!

R.E. Olds Park

Address: 107 Shore Drive W. Oldsmar, FL 34677

Website: R.E. Olds Park

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4. Empower Adventures Tampa Bay

Zip lining
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Are you looking for action packed adventure? Look no further and head over to Empower Adventures Tampa Bay, located in Oldsmar, Florida. Tampa Bay is beautiful with green water and salty atmosphere. Tour the Bay area by zip lining through the sky or take a stand and try stand up paddle boarding.

Empower Adventures Tampa Bay

Address: 423 Lafayette Blvd., Oldsmar, FL 34677

Facebook: Empower Adventures Tampa Bay

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5. Veterans Memorial Park


If you’re in Oldsmar, Florida you should take a stroll through the Veterans Memorial Park. In the park you will find historical monuments that you can admire and take pictures of. This park is a nice place to walk beside the water and enjoy the day while learning new interesting facts about the Veterans of the US.

Veterans Memorial Park

Address: 3602 N US Highway 301, Tampa, FL 33619-1247

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6. Mobbly Bayou Preserve

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If you love to Kayak or Canoe this preserve is the place for you! Even if you’re not familiar with the area you can get a guided tour of the preserve. Also available in the preserve is a dog park, environmental shelter, fishing dock, lookout towers, a playground and trails you can bike or hike.

Mobbly Bayou Preserve

Address: 423 Lafayette Blvd., Oldsmar, FL 34677

Website: Mobbly Bayou Preserve

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7. Bicentennial Park

Tennis courts
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If you’re in the Oldsmar area and want to hang around a beautiful park on a sunny afternoon to play basketball then the Bicentennial Park is the place for you! Alongside the basketball court this park features a dog area, a place to play shuffleboard, tennis courts and trails that you can bike or hike on.

Bicentennial Park

Address: 423 Lafayette Blvd., Oldsmar, FL 34677

Website: Bicentennial Park

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8. Tampa Bay Water Ski Show

Water ski show

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If you like watching acrobatic shows you should head down to Tower Lake for the FREE waterski shows! The performers are at their best and the weather is great in Oldsmar, Florida.

Tampa Bay Water Ski Show

Address: 130 Burbank Road, Oldsmar, FL 34677

Website: Tampa Bay Water Ski Show

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9. Upper Tampa Bay Paddle Sports

Posted by Upper Tampa Bay Paddle Sports on Sunday, 14 May 2017

Do you have great balance and want to explore the water but hate being confined to a boat or kayak? Well then Upper Tampa Bay Paddle Sports is definitely for you! If you’re worried that the water will be rough, don’t! Tampa Bay is known to have calm waterways so there is less of a chance of you falling off the board. Take your family out for the day on the water on a board and explore Tampa Bay.

Upper Tampa Bay Paddle Sports

Address: 107 Brent Circle, Oldsmar, FL 34677

Facebook: Upper Tampa Bay Paddle Sports

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10. Oldsmar Library

Posted by Oldsmar Public Library on Tuesday, 9 April 2019

If you have small children the Oldsmar Library is a great place to bring them. Several times a week they have story telling and arts and crafting here in Oldsmar. This historic building is a great place to learn more about the history of Oldsmar as well. You can also take a piece of Oldsmar home with you by purchasing historical books about the origins of the city and its founder at the library.

Oldsmar Library

Address: 400 St Petersburg Dr E, Oldsmar, FL 34677

Website: Oldsmar Library

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Plenty of activities for the old and the young

Outside of the big cities Florida life is quite simple. Most Floradians love the water and long to be in, on or near the ocean. This is the reason for the abundance of water sports activities that are available in Oldsmar, including fishing. Oldsmar is definitely a place to visit not only because it is along the peninsula of Florida, but also for its culture, wildlife and scenery.

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Alisa Atkinson is a Freelance Technical Writer. Alisa is a Canadian born author that lives in Orlando, Florida. She is from Guyanese Indian decent and loves to learn about her culture every chance...Read more

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