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Rated 4.9 by 450,547+ people

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  • How much does it cost to store luggage near Fort Foster?

    The price for luggage storage near Fort Foster starts from just $7.90/bag for the entire day.

  • Where can I store luggage near Fort Foster?

    There are multiple locations in the Fort Foster area which can be booked through the Bounce platform including near Stanleyville Train Station, Lakeland Linder Regional Airport (LAL), and U-Haul Neighborhood Dealer and all over Tampa.

  • Is it safe to store your bags near Fort Foster?

    Yes. Every bag is tagged with a security seal and comes with the $10,000 Bounce Guarantee. Every location is required to uphold tight security precautions. You may be asked to show ID and you will be required to use a credit card to book through Bounce in advance. With hundreds of thousands of bags stored, you can count on Bounce to handle your baggage near Fort Foster.

  • Are there storage lockers near Fort Foster?

    Yes, there are storage lockers and many other luggage drop off points in the Fort Foster area. Bounce has multiple luggage storage locations nearby Fort Foster and in the broader Tampa area where you can conveniently store your luggage with full security and the $10,000 safekeeping guarantee.

  • Where are the best restaurants near Fort Foster?

    The most popular restaurants to visit when near Fort Foster are McDonald's, 2 Minutes Two, and Sergio's Italian Restaurant.

  • Where are the best parks and nature attractions near Fort Foster?

    Check out the nearby Zephyr Park, Playground at Hamilton Park, and Hillsborough River State Park.


About Fort Foster

Although the guns are now silent, in 1836, Lt. Colonel William Foster and his troops were at Fort Foster defending the land with a howitzer, 40,000 rounds of bullets and rifle powder, and 50,000 buckshot and ball cartridges. You can get a guided tour of Fort Foster on when booked on specific days. Or just go and enjoy the rest of what the park has to offer, which is plenty. Located in Thonotosassa, Florida, about 25 minutes from Tampa, Fort Foster is in Hillsborough River State Park, where there are more than enough activities to keep anyone busy for a day or even a week.

Take a hike on one of the four hiking trails that add up to over seven miles of exploration. Traipse through a dense cypress and hydric hammock forest, swamps, wetlands, and lush green flora where you’ll likely see lots of wildlife scurrying to get out of your way. Rent a canoe or kayak and paddle along the river. They even have some Class II rapids just past the bridge by Fort Foster. The Interpretive Center offers interactive exhibits and information on the history as well. And being just a short drive from Tampa, there are a plethora of other attractions nearby to enjoy. 

Fun Fact: Fort Foster is the only Second Seminole War Fort replica in America still standing. 

Things to do at Fort Foster

Even if you are not able to take a tour of the fort, there is still plenty to do and see at the park. Check out some of our must-see suggestions while you are there.

  • Visit the Interpretive Center by parking lot 1 where they have over 100 artifacts from the original site of Fort Foster
  • Take a hike on one of the four hiking trails
  • Rent a bike at the concession shop and enjoy one of the trails on wheels
  • Rent a canoe or kayak for a trip down the river
  • Go swimming in the half-acre pool or just relax on the deck
  • Grab a snack at the Poolside Café 
  • Buy some souvenirs from the gift shop at the pool
  • Check out the Interpretive Displays by the Visitor Center

Transit Options Near Fort Foster

  • Taxicab 
  • Rideshare apps
  • Private bus or car

Luggage Storage Near Fort Foster

There is no reason why you should be carrying your luggage around with you at Fort Foster. Bounce can take care of your bags while you enjoy the surroundings. Whether you are in town for the day or are a local looking for a place to stash your bags after work, one of our convenient Bounce locations is always nearby. Let us keep your stuff safe for you, so you don’t have to worry.

Luggage Storage Options Near Fort Foster 

Besides Fort Foster and the Hillsborough River State Park, you can find many other activities nearby. Being so close to Tampa, there are tourist attractions galore just waiting for you. Leave your belongings with us before heading out to explore and enjoy.

Luggage Storage Near the University of South Florida (USF) Botanical Gardens 

If you enjoy flowers and other flora, the USF Botanical Gardens has over 3,000 plants on 16 acres to admire. Just 20 minutes to the southwest on USF Pine Drive, you’ll find the greenspace and vibrantly colored flowers on the campus of the College of Arts and Sciences at USF. About 35,000 people visit every year. Browse the gardens and see unique and rare plants as well as the wildlife that live there. Being in such a warm climate, there is always something blooming in the USF gardens. In the winter, you’ll find pink trumpet vine, lavender fringe flowers, golden chalice vines, and blue sage. During the rest of the year, you will see fruit trees, begonias, orchids, herbs, a butterfly garden, and much more. Make sure you grab your camera out of your luggage before leaving it at one of our nearby locations.

Luggage Storage Near the Museum of Science and Industry

The Museum of Science and Industry on East Fowler Avenue is just 22 minutes from Fort Foster. Considered a scientific playground, you can explore the moon, do hands-on brain puzzles, build a robot, and even lie on a bed of nails (if you want to, it’s not a requirement). In the Look Inside Room, look inside the human body to see how exercise, technology, and good food affects your health. In the Mind Mysteries Room, use a VR simulator to test your mind’s mental abilities. The ConnectUs Room shows you the future of technology and cool items that are not yet available to the public. In the GeoLab, feel the force of a hurricane and see the power of lightning. They even have a planetarium to learn about the solar system and other planets. Be sure to drop off your bags with one of our Bounce partners on the way.

Luggage Storage Near the ZooTampa at Lowry Park

Just 21 miles from the fort on West Sligh Avenue, the ZooTampa at Lowry Park is full of fun and adventure for all ages. Take a Conservation Tails Walkabout Tour to learn about the rescue and rehab going on at the zoo. Visit the African exhibit to see okapi, painted dogs, meerkats, giraffes, and elephants. The Florida Boardwalk has black bears, manatees, and the Florida panther, all endangered species. Eat at Joe’s Diner or buy some souvenirs at the Roaring Springs area. The Aviary is packed with birds of all kinds flying loose around you. And in the Asian exhibit, you’ll see clouded leopards, Indian rhinos, and Malayan tigers. Primate World is full of monkey business, including Colobus monkeys, Bornean orangutans, guenons, mandrills, and lemurs. But leave your luggage at one of our Bounce locations before you come.

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