Oldsmar is a small town in the American state of Florida. Located in Pinellas County, this rural city is located 17 miles west of Tampa and 12 miles east of the west central coast of Florida and the Gulf of Mexico. Oldsmar sits on Safety Harbor and Mobbly Bay, small bays situated at the north end of Old Tampa Bay.
Companies headquartered in Oldsmar include Tampa Bay Downs, Nielsen Media Research, and Children’s Charity Kids Wish Network. There are many locations in Oldsmar with available office space. Oldsmar is also dependant on the nearby Tampa economy which is centered on the industries of service, retail, finance, insurance, shipping, national defense, professional sports, tourism, and real estate industries. Companies in Tampa include OSI Restaurant Partners, WellCare Health Plans, Inc., TECO Energy, and Raymond James Financial. MacDill Air Force Base is a major employer in Tampa.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There are many things to see and do in Oldsmar. There is waterfront on the bays, several parks, including a 300-acre wilderness preserve, and shops, restaurants, and nightlife. There are also professional sports venues nearby, including hockey (Lightening), baseball (Tampa Bay Rays, Boston Red Sox Training Camp), and football (Tampa Bay Buccaneers). Dining options in Oldsmar include Flamestone Grill, Fratelli Italian Restaurant, City Fish Grill, Salsas Mexican Restaurant, bd’s Mongolian Grill, and China King. You can dine in or take out at Chef Li Chinese Cuisine and experience the flavorsome and authentic Chinese cuisine that is on offer.
The nearest major airport to Oldsmar is St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport. Featuring domestic flights from Saint Petersburg, the airport is 12 miles from the town center. Another major airport in the area is Tampa International Airport, offering international and domestic flights from Tampa, just 13 miles from Oldsmar. The nearest major train station is in Tampa just along the coast from Oldsmar. The city is serviced by a transit system with frequent stops around the city.