Peoria - Tampa
Peoria International Airport, also known as the General Wayne A. Downing Airport, is the primary airport serving Illinois' greater Peoria area. Use Orbitz.com to book your cheap flights from Peoria, and you will be able to choose from any of the major airlines that service the airport, including Allegiant, American Eagle, Delta and United. The airport is situated roughly seven miles southwest of the downtown area and is easily accessible via Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and the West Harmon Highway.
Unlike most major airports, parking at the Peoria airport is free of charge. While you might be tempted to pull into the main parking lot, you should also check out the new satellite lot, where many of the parking spaces are closer to the new terminal building.
There are several cab companies that offer airport transportation, including Elite Cab Service, Peoria Cab Company, Pearlene Bell Cab and Yellow Checker Cab. The most economical way to get to the airport is via the Peoria CityLink bus, which you can pick up at many locations in downtown Peoria. Use Orbitz.com to book cheap tickets for your flight, and you might save enough money to hire a private car service to take you to the airport in style.
If you are looking for a quick beverage or full meal, you can find what you need at one of the two Hangar Too locations inside of the terminal building. The restaurants are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, offering sandwiches, grilled foods and other options, as well as a full-service bar. If you just want a grab-and-go snack or cold beverage, you can use the vending machines found next to the land-side restaurant and adjacent to the Premier Lounge. Enjoy your travels, wherever they may take you, and remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you need to book cheap flights from Peoria.
Use Orbitz.com to book one of the many flights to Tampa International Airport, the major airport serving the Tampa-St. Petersburg area. Most major domestic and international airlines fly in and out of the Tampa airport, which is located at 4100 George J Bean Parkway, roughly eight miles northwest of the downtown Tampa area.
There are several options for ground transportation from the Tampa airport. Pick up the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit bus (HART) near the red baggage claim area, or grab a taxi or share-a-ride van at the ground transportation quadrants located in each corner of the baggage claim area. Most cab companies charge a $2 fee plus $2.25 for each mile, with a minimum $15 charge for each trip. For the ultimate mobility during your stay, use Orbitz.com to add a rental car to your travel package.
Tampa has a relatively mild climate. Winter temperatures rarely drop below 55 degrees Fahrenheit, and summer temperatures top out at around 90 degrees. Dress for summer, but bring a light jacket for those cool nights and a waterproof slicker for the inevitable afternoon storms.
To get the most out of your Tampa trip, attend a few of the city's outdoor festivals and celebrations. Each Saturday evening throughout the summer, you can attend Saturday Sunsets on the Trail at Treasure Island or the Holmes Beach Concerts in the Park series. The Fun 'N Sun festival and the annual Tampa-Hillsborough Storytelling Festival run through the spring, and Art in the Park and the Bridge Street Market are weekly events. Enjoy your Tampa vacation, and don't forget to use Orbtiz.com to book cheap flights to Tampa for your next trip.
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