Close to Everything, But Nowhere Else Comes Close!
On the northeast side of the Tampa Bay area, Temple Terrace is strategically situated between three major interstates: I-4, I-75, and I-275. This ideal location makes Temple Terrace conveniently located to not only the Tampa / St. Petersburg area but also within a short driving distance to Orlando and the Sarasota beach areas.
Adjacent to the city is the University of South Florida, the second-largest university in the southeast, and home of quality medical research programs and the largest MBA program in Florida among public universities. City residents also have convenient access to the area’s finest medical facilities, cultural activities, sporting events, shopping, and entertainment attractions, such as the neighboring Busch Gardens Tampa Bay family adventure park.
Points of Interest
In and around Temple Terrace
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay: Temple Terrace is only minutes from one of Florida’s premier theme parks - Busch Gardens Tampa Bay.
Channelside Bay Plaza: Enjoy shopping, entertainment, and dining at Channelside Bay Plaza.
The Florida Aquarium: Have fun learning about Florida’s marine life at the Florida Aquarium.
Florida College: A beautiful college on the river filled with Temple Terrace's history.
Museum of Science and Industry: Explore MOSI. It’s right next door to Temple Terrace.
Raymond James Stadium: Home of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and USF Bulls.
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino
Amalie Arena: Catch the Tampa Bay Lightning hockey team and watch all of your favorite artists in concert at the Amalie Arena.
Tampa International Airport: Your gateway to Temple Terrace - Tampa International Airport .
University of South Florida: Temple Terrace is USF’s hometown. We are just five minutes away.
Yuengling Center: The USF Yuengling Center is home to the USF Basketball Bulls, concerts, and much more.
Explore Temple Terrace
Named after the temple oranges that originally graced the rolling terraces, the City of Temple Terrace has had amazing residents and visitors since 1925 when it was promoted as Florida’s first golf course community. Today, Temple Terrace captures a small-town lifestyle with urban amenities in an ideal setting – one of the region’s best kept secrets. Generations of families and new residents of all ages and cultures embrace the close-knit, traditional hometown spirit of Temple Terrace. Historic Mediterranean Revival homes from the 1920s intermingle with more modern homes and apartments along tree-canopied streets to provide a variety of housing for all lifestyles.