The City of Plant City is geographically located in the middle of the west coast of Florida, approximately 25 miles east of Tampa, immediately west of Lakeland. This district of Tampa is more of a rural setting, and has that small town charm. However, that's not to say that there isn't entertainment within the city limits. Additionally, it's just a short drive to downtown Tampa.
Apartments in Plant City
Plant City apartments offer all of the features and amenities of a big city as well as some unique aspects that only a small town can offer. You'll find brand new, top of the line appliances in many apartment homes as well as vaulted ceilings and crown molding. Since Plant City is known for its flora, many apartment communities have private nature trails and picnic areas for their residents to utilize at their leisure. In addition a variety of lease types, terms, and floor plans can be found to suit your unique lifestyle.
Things to do in Plant City
Plant City is known as the winter strawberry capital of the world and hosts the annual Florida Strawberry Festival in the late winter beginning in February and running till the end of March, which is attended by people from all over the United States as well as many people from around the world. A note worth year round attraction is the Keel and Curley Vineyard. This family owned winery is known for their blueberry wine and sold in grocers throughout the greater Tampa Bay area. They offer tasting daily and hosts festivals such as Blueberries, Bluegrass and BBQ!
Schools Serving Plant City
Plant City has both public and private schools starting from pre-k through high school. All of the public schools are a part of the Hillsborough County public school system. If you are ready for higher learning, Hillsborough Community College has a campus in Plant City.
Shopping in Plant City
One can find many of the many of the chain stores in Plant City such as Target and Walmart. However, you also have the option of shopping locally. In historic Plant City there are several locally owned boutiques, salons, and furniture stores. Antinque shops are scattered throughout the area as well as handmade furniture. Local farmers supply the city with fresh produce and can be found at weekly farmer's markets. This is a shopping experience unlike more commercial areas in Tampa.
Business District of Plant City
Most of the business centers in Plant City are scattered throughout and group together in little plazas. Many residents commute to the more metropolitan areas of Tampa for work.
Traffic and Driving in Plant City
The City is directly served by U.S. Highway 92 and Interstate-Four (I-4) through the City, while State Roads 39, 60, and 574 also provide easy access to the City. As in any neighborhood in Tampa, be wary about the times you travel. While Plant City gets less congested than other areas, rush hour is at the same time everywhere.These are the opinions of writers and not the opinions of RentTampaBay.com or any of our advertising partners.