South Tampa is a community in the city of Tampa which includes a core of several distinguished neighborhoods and is the area of Tampa located between Kennedy Blvd, northward and MacDill Air Force Base towards the south end of Tampa. There are a number of local, historic landmarks. South Tampa is very unique and appealing due to the fusion of the old and the new. These historic neighborhoods contain some of the oldest, yet most elegant homes in the area which have been well-preserved and maintained. Some of the highly sought-after neighborhoods are Bayshore Beautiful, Bayshore Gardens, Davis Islands, Hyde Park, Old Hyde Park, New Suburb Beautiful, Virginia Park, Palma Ceia, Culbreath Isles and Sunset Park.
Within the boundaries of the Hyde Park Neighborhood, of South Tampa, is Hyde Park Village, a revived, upscale development consisting of retail, restaurants, cafes, and service establishments. Hyde Park Village is a quaint and charming nook, beautifully landscaped and attracts visitors once per month to the Hyde Park Village open market, held in the center of the village. Another stately and impressive neighborhood of South Tampa is Bayshore Boulevard. The boulevard is lined with large homes with a variety of architectural styles, greenery and the longest, continuous sidewalk in the world. The area is a popular spot for running, jogging, taking a light stroll or to just take time out while watching the dolphins.