Author: Brie Gorecki

Soak, Sip, and Say “Ahhh.” We Visited the Orlando Beer Spa – And So Should You

When I mentioned to friends that my husband and I were going to Orlando to check out the Orlando Beer Spa, they had questions – lots of them. Do you actually sit in a tub full of beer? Why do…

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AirBnb Experiences That You Can Do Right Here in Tampa!

Think AirBnb can only help you find a place to stay? Well, think again! AirBnb also has a wide range of amazing experiences that you can book in most cities – including right here in Tampa! Whether you want to…

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Memorial Day Eats

Memorial Day Eats Memorial Day weekend means summer is almost here, so we’re sharing some of our favorite summertime eats! Whether you’re craving a hearty burger, fresh tacos or some finger-licking BBQ, we’ve got you covered. The Best Memorial Day…

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Things to Do Memorial Day Weekend in and Around Tampa Bay

Memorial Day weekend is the ‘unofficial’ start of the summer season and for many of us, it’s a long holiday weekend which means you’re probably looking for a few things to do around town. We’ve got you covered! There are…

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Eat, Drink, and Be Wild! ZooBrews Returns to ZooTampa Along with NEW Adventures for 2022!

*UPDATE – 4/19/22 – ZooBrews is completely SOLD OUT* One of ZooTampa’s most popular events is back! ZooBrews returns on April 23 from 7-11pm for a WILD night filled with beer, wine, spirits, and food! Guests will enjoy food and…

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Taste at The Straz Returns + An Amazing Show Lineup for 2022!

*4/9/22 – Taste at The Straz is SOLD OUT* After a two-year hiatus due to Covid, Taste at The Straz returns on April 9! This iconic annual eat-and-drink extravaganza takes place along the Riverwalk at The Straz. Guests will be…

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Gasparilla Festival of The Arts + Gasparilla Film Festival are Back!

2022 has ushered in the return of some of Tampa’s favorite annual events. This March, two of the city’s biggest events will both make their welcomed return. The fun begins with the Gasparilla Festival of the Arts (GFA) March 5…

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Lace Up! Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic + More Tampa Bay Races

Runners rejoice! With many races being cancelled or held virtually in 2021, it’s a refreshing change of pace to see them returning this year in-person, including the Publix Gasparilla Distance Classic in February. What’s great about Tampa’s upcoming race lineup…

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Gasparilla 101! The History + Legends Behind One of Tampa’s Most Iconic Events

To some locals, you aren’t a true “Tampanian” until you experience your first Gasparilla and all that it entails!  Gasparilla, named in honor of mythical pirate, Jose Gaspar, is a long-standing Tampa tradition. But what exactly is Gasparilla and why…

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Where to Play in the Snow and Ice Without Leaving Tampa Bay

Even though it doesn’t snow in Tampa, there are still some cool places to experience some chilly winter fun this holiday season! Play in the “snow”–without the accompany frigid temperatures–or take a whirl around and ice skating rink together. Here…

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Give the Gift of Experience This Holiday Season

While physical gifts are nice, gifting someone with an experience is a great way to create lasting memories. It could be an annual pass to their favorite theme park, tickets to their favorite show, or a culinary adventure. No matter…

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8 Best Scenic Road Trips from Tampa to See Fall Leaves

Florida has some amazing sights to see, but the bold colors of fall are unfortunately not among them. Luckily, there are plenty of nearby destinations where you can experience the changing seasons. Georgia, Tennessee, and North Carolina are all easily…

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Experience Tampa’s Haunted History on These Chilling Ghost Tours

It’s the time of year when ghosts and ghouls are everywhere you look. October isn’t the only month to experience some seriously spooky stuff around the Tampa Bay area, though. The spirits of old Tampa are here year-round and have…

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Frights and Fun at Raprager Fall Festival and Haunted Farm

Halloween is almost here and fall festivals and spooky events are in full swing! Although most fall festivals are family-friendly, you don’t need kids in tow to experience all the fun. Raprager Family Farm in Odessa is bringing back its…

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Memorial Day Quick Trips and Staycations

Having a three-day weekend is a perfect excuse to get out of town or stay local and enjoy some rest and relaxation. There are tons of places that are just a quick drive away. Looking to just sneak away for…

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