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9 Fun things to do for Halloween in Tampa

While the hot, muggy, sunny climate of Tampa makes the city far from an ideal Halloween destination, there are a few festive things to do if you find yourself venturing to the Bay area this October. Highs at this time of year still hover in the high 80’s with high humidity to boot, so forget […]

5 Bike Paths to Check out in Tampa Bay

While Tampa is not exactly winning any awards for being a bike friendly city, there are a handful of decent bike paths throughout the Bay area. Biking is a fun and easy way to motivate yourself to exercise, even more so if there is great scenery and/or attractions to look forward to along the route. […]

9 Things to do in Palm Harbor, Florida

Palm Harbor is a small suburban community located about 30 minutes west of Tampa in Northern Pinellas County. The town is most famous for being home to the prestigious Innisbrook Resort & Golf Club. The many recreational opportunities, easy access to the beautiful Gulf beaches, and abundance of restaurant & shopping options, make it a […]

10 Best things to do in Tampa under 10 Bucks

It’s quite easy to plan a budget friendly trip along Florida’s Gulf Coast with the plethora of free preserves and beautiful beaches in the vicinity. On the other hand, it can be a bit more difficult to enjoy a fun day out in Tampa without forking out a lot of cash. Nevertheless, scattered around the […]

Attraction of the Week: Dolphin Adventure Cruise on Florida’s Gulf Coast

Tarpon Springs, a quaint Gulf Coast community located 40 min north of Tampa, draws tourists from all over for its’ rich Greek history, sponge docks, and beautiful low-key beaches. In the 1900’s, Greek sponge divers settled the area, leading to its’ current nickname of “the sponge capital of the world.” Spongeorama, established in 1968, claims […]

Get Lost in Nature at these 12 Tampa Bay Parks and Preserves

While you may not find any monumental hiking trails in Tampa, you will find an abundance of quaint nature preserves which are great for bird watching, alligator sightings, and light exercise. Scattered throughout the Bay area are over a dozen beautiful preserves which highlight the natural flora and fauna of the state. Visiting any of […]

20 Ways to Cool Down During the Hot, Humid Tampa Summer Season (besides the beach!)

When the temp soars past 90 on a daily basis, with sunny skies and intense humidity to boot, it can be difficult to enjoy the summer season on Florida’s Gulf coast. While beaches are always a go-to option, the waters are quite warm this time of the year. In fact, temps often rise past the […]

The Best Free Things to do in Tampa Bay

With Busch Gardens, easy access to Orlando theme parks, endless miles of white sand beaches, beautiful preserves, and world-class museums, Tampa Bay is rightfully so a popular vacation destination pretty much all year round. There is fun to be had for every budget, around every corner, and even a handful of attractions which will cost […]

15 Bike Paths with Relaxing Water Views

Biking has become my favorite weekend pastime. It’s a great way to get out of the house, enjoy a leisurely workout, and take in some fresh air, all while having a great time. Unlike more vigorous workouts like running & tennis, biking can be considered a more laid-back alternative, especially if you pick a flatter […]

7 Fun & Affordable Daytrips Less than 2 Hours from Orlando

As exciting and jam packed with over-the-top entertainment an Orlando vacation can be, it’s also often an overwhelming, expensive, & tiresome experience. As a popular sign in Universal park states, “I’m going to need a vacation from this vacation!” Planning a few non-theme park days in between all those crazy theme park days can really […]