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The Ultimate Tampa Bay Beach Guide

On Florida’s Gulf Coast, you can expect year-round sunshine, soft smooth white sand beaches, and warm waters. With miles and miles of beautiful coastline, there is a beach for everyone. Whether you are looking for relaxation, a party scene, gorgeous sunsets, a place to collect seashells, ideal swimming conditions, or a lively sporty scene, there […]

20+ Local Coffee Shops to check out in Tampa Bay

Although you can not drive a block or more without seeing a Starbucks or Dunkin Donuts today, independent coffee shops still continue to draw a loyal base. These local cafes often serve better coffee in a cozier, more laid-back setting. Delicious home baked goods, special events, and unique décor are also usually the norm. Not […]

Best of Tampa Bay Dining Guide

It may not be a world-class foodie destination like New York, Chicago, or San Francisco, nevertheless, the Tampa Bay metro area offers a number of interesting restaurants choices across the board. From fresh seafood along the Gulf coast, to authentic Cuban fare, to the world’s largest Spanish restaurant, to some of the best Greek food […]

The Most Beautiful Places in Tampa Bay

With a wide selection of beautiful white sand beaches and quiet nature preserves to choose amongst, there are an abundance of scenic destinations to enjoy throughout Tampa Bay. The Tampa metropolitan area includes some of the most popular beach destinations in the country, most notably Clearwater and St. Pete. Little known gems in Pinellas County […]

15 Rainy Day Activities in Tampa Bay

If your Tampa vacation falls anytime between the months of June-October, your odds of getting caught in a rainstorm goes up dramatically. The wet season in Tampa can be unpredictable with afternoon storms occurring without much advance warning. If it looks like a storm may be brewing, you may want to hold off on your […]

Things to do in Pasco County, Florida: “The Nature Coast”

Pasco County is an often overlooked region on Florida’s western coast. The abundance of parks, golf courses, and canoeing trails has earned this county the nickname of “The Nature Coast.” Add in close proximity to the beautiful Gulf Coast beaches, and you have plenty of diverse opportunities for outdoor recreation. Most of the major attractions […]

12 Festive & Free Holiday Light Displays in Tampa Bay

With year-round warm temps and absolutely no chance of snow, Tampa is far from the idyllic winter wonderland Christmas destination. However, the absence of a White Christmas does not stop Bay area cities from getting into the Christmas spirit. A number of festive light displays and annual holiday events can be enjoyed throughout throughout the […]

The Best Attractions in Pinellas County, Florida

Pinellas County is a highly populated area (900,000+ residents) on the west coast of Florida. This tourist hotspot is part of the Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater metro area. Most of all the great Tampa Bay tourist attractions, like the white sand beaches, beautiful nature preserves, quaint downtowns, boat tours, and museums and cultural attractions, are found throughout […]

Things to do and see in Indian Rocks Beach: The Hidden Gem of Florida’s Gulf

Indian Rocks Beach is a charming low-key community along the Gulf Coast of Florida. While the town is just a short drive from the touristy St. Petersburg/Clearwater area, it feels much further away due to the attractive quiet setting. The town supposebly got its’ name from an ancient Indian medicine man who healed his chief […]

6 Greek restaurants to try in Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay has a rich Greek history. The small coastal city of Tarpon Springs, located on the Gulf about 40 min from the city, is home to the highest percentage of Greek Americans in the country. Greek sponge divers settled the area back in the early 1900’s. Today, more than 25% of residents still claim […]