Author: Stephanie Patterson

Best New Tampa Bay Restaurants + Experiences for Couples in 2022

We could all use some good news right about now. Luckily, with new restaurants, experiences and attractions on the way, 2022 is looking like a bright year for Tampa Bay. Read on for the scoop on the best new date…

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Our Favorite Tampa Bay Events for January

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 January 2022!…

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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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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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30 Outdoor Activities to Try Together Before Summer

Now is 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. 1. Pinellas Trail Stretching…

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See Manatees in the Wild at TECO Manatee Viewing Center and Beyond

It’s officially manatee season in Florida! Throughout the cooler months of November through April, manatees congregate and seek refuge in Florida’s warmer waters. And just in time, the TECO Manatee Viewing Center has reopened to welcome guests to walk the…

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DIY At-Home New Year’s Eve Bubbly Tasting for Two

Looking for ideas to celebrate an upcoming special occasion or holiday from the comfort of home? Why not mark the occasion with an epic at-home bubbly tasting for two complete with bubbles, cheese and chocolate? If you’ve got kids at…

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Holiday Cocktail Recipes: Low Calorie Cocktails to Cocktails for a Crowd

SPONSORED — ‘Tis the season to be merry and stock up on good tidings, cheer and cocktails. While the kiddos may consider Santa as the seasonal MVP, we drinking-age folks know that it’s really the bartender who takes the prize…

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Relaxing Things to Do Thanksgiving Weekend

Thanksgiving weekend is the perfect time to slow down, unwind, and cherish time with your loved ones. While Thursday is all about connection and bonding over great food, the long weekend is another opportunity to explore and connect. Here’s a list…

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Unlimited Craft Beer at New St. Pete Pier Beer Festival

There’s a new craft beer festival coming to town just in time for peak craft beer drinking weather! The inaugural Gulp Coast Beer at the Pier Festival brings unlimited beer samples from 20+ local breweries to the St. Pete Pier on…

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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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Three Perfect Days on Anna Maria Island

Calm turquoise water, white sandy beaches, 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 less-crowded and tourist-trap-free…

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20+ 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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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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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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