Author: Stephanie Patterson

Our Favorite Tampa Bay Events for October

OUR MONTHLY GUIDE TO THE BEST TAMPA BAY EVENTS FOR DATE NIGHT Get out and explore this month with your favorite plus one by checking out one of these top Tampa Bay event picks for date night this October 2021!…

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15+ Seriously Spooky Halloween Events in Tampa

Celebrate Halloween in Tampa Bay with these curated picks for the area’s most haunted happenings! Halloween is just around the corner, but you can partake in frightful festivities starting as soon as September. Start planning your couples costume, stock up…

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Pumpkin Patches, Fall Festivals and Foodie Events for Couples

Temperatures may still hover close to 80 even in our coolest months, but any remotely “crisp” day by Florida standards warrants a visit to the closest fall festival, pumpkin patch or craft brewery. Fall festivities, and particularly fall festivals in…

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Party Like a Pirate at TradeWinds Island Resorts’ Bucs Beach Bash

SPONSORED — It’s time to party like a pirate at the Bucs Beach Bash being held October 14 – 16, 2021 at the TradeWinds Island Resorts – the Official Beach Resort of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers! Come on out and…

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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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25+ Ideas for Labor Day in Tampa Bay!

Summer’s final long Labor Day weekend is in our sights. What will you do with your three days of Labor Day relaxation in Tampa Bay? Tampa Bay’s Labor Day celebrations are a great final summer blowout for some (although…it never…

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Orlando Magical Dining: New Overnight Packages and More

There are two things we love most about this time of year: back-to-school and the return of Visit Orlando’s Magical Dining. This annual celebration of Orlando eateries features 80+ Orlando restaurants offering a three-course, prix fixe menu for $37/person. Totally…

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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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50 Summer Bucket List Dates in Tampa Bay

    Tampa Bay’s summer season is quickly coming to a close…holding out the hope for cooler (maybe) fall temperatures, pumpkin spice everything, and some incredible Labor Day and Fall Festival things to do!   But before summer finally wraps…

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25 First Date Ideas in Tampa Bay

When it comes to dreaming up impressive first date ideas in Tampa, the question of where to go is one that baffles many, and the question we get asked most frequently. You want to make a good first impression, but also…

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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! 1. Stroll hand in hand along…

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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…

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Tampa Bay Hotel Dates Without an Overnight Stay

You don’t need to spend the night in order to enjoy the amenities at Tampa Bay’s most luxurious hotels and resorts. Pretend you’re on vacation (if only for the day) with our guide to Tampa Bay hotel dates that don’t…

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Three Perfect Days in Indian Shores

There’s no need to travel far for a getaway when we have some of the world’s best beaches right in our backyard. Sandwiched between Clearwater Beach to the north and St. Pete Beach to the south, Indian Shores beckons with…

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Getaway Itinerary: Beach Hopping in South Walton

As summer approaches, it appears that far-flung travel will still be on hold. But that doesn’t mean you have to skip adventure altogether. Now is the time to plan a getaway to the corners of Florida you’ve yet to explore,…

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Party from your Balcony at Orlando World Center Marriott Concert Series

Itching for a getaway that’s not too far from home? Escape to nearby Orlando for a musical staycation at Orlando World Center Marriott this spring. It may be awhile before in person concerts resume as we once knew them, but this…

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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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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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30 Outdoor Activities to Try Together

  Now could be the perfect 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 Bay for an adventurous date. Note: Some,…

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Best Valentine’s Day Ever Guide!

Our annual guide to Valentine’s Day in Tampa Bay! Welcome to our official guide to the best Valentine’s Day restaurants and events in Tampa Bay!  Want ideas for a special romantic night at home with your sweetie? Gotcha covered! Want…

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