1. Tampa International Airport (TPA)

7.9
Airport · Village of Tampa · 4100 George J Bean Pkwy (at Memorial Hwy), Tampa, FL
CNN Grill @ RNC (Tampa Bay Times Forum) is one of TIME's Guide to the Republican National Convention.

2. CNN Grill @ RNC (Tampa Bay Times Forum)

Diner · Downtown Tampa · 303 Channel Side Dr, Tampa, FL

TIMETIME: “The first televised Republican National Convention was in 1940.” #GOP2012

Amalie Arena is one of TIME's Guide to the Republican National Convention.

3. Amalie Arena

9.2
Hockey Arena · Downtown Tampa · 401 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL

TIMETIME: The Republican National Convention in Tampa marks the 40th presidential-nominating convention of the Republican Party. #GOP2012

Tropicana Field is one of TIME's Guide to the Republican National Convention.

4. Tropicana Field

8.9
Baseball Stadium · 1 Tropicana Dr (at 3rd Ave. S), Saint Petersburg, FL

TIMETIME: According to the convention's CEO, the elephant trunk in the logo for the 2012 RNC is pointed toward 2012 to reflect the spirit, unity and strength of the party for the November elections. #GOP2012

Tampa Convention Center is one of TIME's Guide to the Republican National Convention.

5. Tampa Convention Center

8.6
Convention Center · Downtown Tampa · 333 S Franklin St (at Channelside Dr), Tampa, FL

TIMETIME: Approximately 15,000 accredited media members will be attending this year’s convention. #GOP2012

2012 Republican National Convention is one of TIME's Guide to the Republican National Convention.

6. 2012 Republican National Convention

Convention Center · Downtown Tampa · 401 Channelside Dr (at Tampa Bay Times Forum), Tampa, FL

TIMETIME: Want to be featured on TIME.com's interactive foursquare map for the RNC? Sign up here and join the conversation: http://ti.me/Nisa0f // See the map: www.TIME.com/RNC Read more.

The Tampa Club is one of TIME's Guide to the Republican National Convention.

7. The Tampa Club

7.9
General Entertainment · Downtown Tampa · 101 E Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL

TIMETIME: 50,000 visitors are expected to come visit the Tampa Bay area during this year’s Republican National Convention. #GOP2012

Channelside Bay Plaza is one of TIME's Guide to the Republican National Convention.

8. Channelside Bay Plaza

8.0
Plaza · Channel District · 615 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL

TIMETIME: MSNBC’s prime time programming will happen here during the Republican National Convention. Approximately 15,000 accredited media members will be attending this year’s convention. #GOP2012

Aja Channelside is one of TIME's Guide to the Republican National Convention.

9. Aja Channelside

Nightclub · Downtown Tampa · 290 S Meridian Ave, Tampa, FL

TIMETIME: The Huffington Post takes over The Aja Channelside during the RNC as a place for attendees to ‘unplug and recharge their minds and bodies.' #GOP2012 Read more.

USF Sun Dome is one of TIME's Guide to the Republican National Convention.

10. USF Sun Dome

9.2
College Basketball Court · Village of Tampa · 4202 E Fowler Ave (on Bull Run Dr.), Tampa, FL

TIMETIME: Ron Paul, who was on the 2012 TIME 100 list, plans to hold his "We Are The Future" rally on Aug. 26 during the Republican National Convention. #GOP2012 Read more.

Embassy Suites Tampa - Airport/Westshore is one of TIME's Guide to the Republican National Convention.

11. Embassy Suites Tampa - Airport/Westshore

7.3
Hotel · 555 Westshore Plz, Tampa, FL

TIMETIME: This is one of the hotels for RNC Arizona delegates. Barry Goldwater of Arizona was nominated for President at the 1964 Republican National Convention at the Cow Palace in San Francisco. #GOP2012

Mainsail Suites Hotel & Conference Center is one of TIME's Guide to the Republican National Convention.

12. Mainsail Suites Hotel & Conference Center

6.8
Hotel · Village of Tampa · 5108 Eisenhower Blvd, Tampa, FL

TIMETIME: This is one of the hotels for RNC Ohio delegates. Ohio natives who won Republican presidential nominations include Hayes (1876), Garfield (1880), McKinley (1896) and Harding (1920). #GOP2012

Channelside Cinemas 10 is one of TIME's Guide to the Republican National Convention.

13. Channelside Cinemas 10

Movie Theater · Channel District · 601 Channelside Dr., Tampa, FL

TIMETIME: Troublemaker Fest, a five-day event in Tampa happening alongside the RNC, will feature a Tea Party vs. Occupy Movement debate hosted by Christine O’Donnell at the Channelside Cinemas.

The Cuban Club is one of TIME's Guide to the Republican National Convention.

14. The Cuban Club

7.7
General Entertainment · Historic Ybor · 2010 N Avenida Republica de Cuba, Tampa, FL

TIMETIME: Marco Rubio will be here on Monday night during the RNC for the event, "Nuestra Noche: Midnight in Ybor." Rubio was featured on TIME’s cover titled, “Party Crashers” back in 2010. #GOP2012 Read more.

Amphitheatre is one of TIME's Guide to the Republican National Convention.

15. Amphitheatre

7.0
Nightclub · Historic Ybor · 1609 E 7th Ave, Tampa, FL

TIMETIME: Rock The Vote & Start Up Rock On bring Steve Aoki to perform in Tampa. In 2004, Adam Sandler performed at the Republican National Convention at Madison Square Garden. #GOP2012

TPC Tampa Bay is one of TIME's Guide to the Republican National Convention.

16. TPC Tampa Bay

8.6
Golf Course · 5300 W Lutz Lake Fern Rd, Lutz, FL

TIMETIME: Practice your golf swing at “Birdies for the Brave” an RNC convention golf event being co-chaired by House Speaker John Boehner and Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, among others. #GOP2012

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is one of TIME's Guide to the Republican National Convention.

17. Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

8.1
Casino · Village of Tampa · 5223 Orient Rd (at Hillsborough Ave.), Tampa, FL

TIMETIME: Nat King Cole, the renowned jazz pianist and singer, addressed the 1956 Republican National Convention in San Francisco. #GOP2012

Diamond Crown Cigar Lounge is one of TIME's Guide to the Republican National Convention.

18. Diamond Crown Cigar Lounge

Sports Bar · Downtown Tampa · 401 Channelside Dr (in Tampa Bay Times Forum), Tampa, FL

TIMETIME: Richard M. Nixon, who often enjoyed cigar puffing with other world leaders, was virtually unopposed for the Republican nomination in 1960. #GOP2012

Tampa Bay Downs is one of TIME's Guide to the Republican National Convention.

19. Tampa Bay Downs

8.1
Racetrack · 11225 Race Track Rd, Tampa, FL

TIMETIME: During this year’s Republican National Convention, 50,000 people are expected to visit the Tampa Bay area. #GOP2012

20. Rivergate Tower

Office · 400 N Ashley Dr, Tampa, FL

TIMETIME: POLITICO will be taking over The Rivergate Tower during the RNC. Fun Fact: The manifesto adopted at the 2004 Republican Convention was the longest in the party’s history with 48,000 words. #GOP2012 Read more.

Carne Chophouse is one of TIME's Guide to the Republican National Convention.

21. Carne Chophouse

7.7
Steakhouse · Historic Ybor · 1536 E 7th Ave (N 16th St), Tampa, FL

TIMETIME: National Journal and The Atlantic are setting up their Republican National Convention headquarters here to host panels, parties and briefings. #GOP2012