The Interactive Maps are the best maps of
the area. The maps dynamically link additional information to the locations of the participating businesses and major points of interest.
Moving the map around is accomplished by clicking the arrows in the map toolbox . You can either learn about the locations on the
map by rolling your cursor over them, or by clicking an item in the
Map Index on the left. When you do this, a box appears above the map
number displaying its name and address. Clicking on the location’s
name in the box opens its MoreInfoPage.
Almost every page on the website dynamically links to the Interactive Maps. From the Tampa Bay & Gulf Beaches Directory to the MoreInfoPage, clicking
a listing's map number opens up the Interactive Map and shows you
that listing's location.
The Interactive Map is designed to be the core of your information browsing. By quickly orienting you to where everything is, and by providing you fast access to additional information about each location, we wish to enhance your discovery experience. Find the Fun with the Interactive Maps!
There is a Map Toolbar in the lower left corner of the Map. You can minimize
it with the small double-arrow in the upper right-hand corner of
the Map Toolbar. Also when the window is big enough, you can expand it to show the small reference map. There are 4 directional movement
arrows, 5 levels of zoom, a Map Legend and Help clickable buttons. When the
Map Toolbar is expanded, a small reference map shows the location of your window
frame in relation to the whole map area. You
can move the map by dragging the red rectangle on this small reference map.
Use the Map Index in the left frame to explore the businesses and
points of interest located on the map. The Map Index contains an
alphabetical index of the locations that are highlighted on the map. Clicking
a category expands and minimizes it. Clicking a location in the index
moves the map and highlights its map location, and by displays its
name and address. Note the multiple-location businesses: clicking
these businesses expands and minimizes the list of their multiple
Under the Map Index are "Quick Clicks," which are links to important, supporting information relating to the map. The current Quick Click links are to: The Tampa Bay & Gulf Beaches Directory, Discount Coupons, a printable PDF of the Interactive Maps, and the "Welcome to Tampa Bay & Gulf Beaches" pages.