Author: Stephanie Patterson

Active Date: Annual Buccaneers Treasure Chests 5K Going Virtual

Calling all Bucs fans! Get active and do good together this fall by participating in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ 8th annual Treasure Chests 5K + Fun Run. This annual run provides support to local Tampa Bay organizations dedicated to breast…

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Outdoor Dining Guide: 50+ Places to Eat Outside in Tampa Bay

Pleasant temperatures throughout the year and nearby beaches mean an abundance of options when it comes to outdoor dining in Tampa Bay. But in the age of social distancing, we’re cherishing our outdoor dining spots more than ever. To help…

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Three Perfect Days on Longboat Key

Despite close proximity to nearby beach vacation hotspots like Siesta Key and Anna Maria Island, Longboat Key has a distinct island vibe of its own. The pace is a bit slower, the people linger longer, and the food is spectacular…

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Tampa Bay’s Most Romantic Experiences

A local guide to the most romantic experiences in Tampa Bay for couples   From sunset tours and horseback riding on the beach to beautiful gardens and intimate dining, the Bay is full of romantic escapades for couples. Need a…

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Day Trip: Orlando Resorts and Hotels Offering Day Passes

In a time when it’s unlikely we’ll be leaving home for far-flung destinations anytime soon, day trips and staycations are the next best thing for adventurous souls. Lucky for us, the “Theme Park Capital of the World” is our next-door…

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Best of September: Top Date Night Events in Tampa Bay this Month

Whether you’re ready to venture beyond the house for date night or want to stay in, there are loads of virtual and in-person events to choose from. From food truck meet ups and local maker markers to open mic comedy…

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100 Date Night Ideas in Tampa Bay

I’m guessing you’ve arrived here in search of Tampa Bay date night ideas, right? Let us help you out with our expert list of 100 top date night ideas. You can thank us later! Note: Some of the activities and…

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A Day Trip to Bok Tower Gardens

Situated between Tampa and Orlando in Lake Wales lies a special place that’s always worth the drive: Bok Tower Gardens. Set upon 50 acres, the gardens were founded by Edward W. Bok and designed by famed landscape architect Frederick Law…

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A Day Date at The Dalí

As of July 1, The Dalí Museum in St. Pete has officially reopened to visitors, inviting you to again experience the awe-inspiring surrealist works of Spanish artist Salvador Dalí. The spacious outdoor garden, waterfront setting, artful café and impressive collection…

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50 Free Things to do in Tampa Bay

Enjoy a budget-friendly night out with this list of 50 free things to do in Tampa Bay! Trying to save a little money? You don’t need a huge budget in order to plan a romantic and memorable date night with…

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Three Perfect Days on Anna Maria Island

Calm turquoise water, white sandy beaches, homemade ice cream, and a quaint beach town are just a few of the things you’ll find on Anna Maria Island, a 7-mile island south of Tampa. If you’ve ever dreamed of finding a…

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10 Things You Can do for Date Night Outside Your House

Our everyday lives have changed drastically over the past few months, and talk has been mostly about the things we can’t do. But as things gradually begin to reopen throughout the Tampa Bay area and Florida, I’m here today to…

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25 Outdoor Activities to Try Together Before Summer

Steamy summer temperatures are just around the corner, which makes now the ideal time to squeeze in a few outdoor adventures. From horseback riding to nature preserves, zip lining, and water sports, here are our go-to outdoor activities in Tampa…

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Mother’s Day in Tampa: Brunches, Events and More

Mother’s Day is just around the corner this Sunday, May 10! While celebrations may look a tad bit different this year, get creative and show the fantastic mommas in your life just how much you love and appreciate them. Take…

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Tampa Bay Farmers Markets + Local Farms with Pickup and Delivery

Visiting a local farmer’s market or u-pick farm is a small, simple joy I find myself appreciating more now that leaving the house is limited to grocery shopping and the occasional takeout meal. As we all adapt to our new…

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Getaway to Orlando: 10 Awesome Orlando Dates

Orlando is synonymous with roller coasters and water slides, but locals know there’s more to the city than theme parks. Clear kayaking adventures, bustling community markets, hidden gem restaurants, and craft beer tours are just a few of the amazing…

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Date Night Deal: Sunday Supper at Boca Brandon

Nothing says comfort quite like a warm, home cooked meal, especially when you don’t have to do the cooking. Boca Brandon offers a special Sunday Supper menu each week, allowing you and your date to enjoy all of the perks…

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