Author: Stephanie Patterson

Best Valentine’s Day Ever Guide! 2023

Our annual guide to Valentine’s Day in Tampa Bay, Clearwater & St. Pete! 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…

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Things to Do in Tampa Clearwater & St. Pete in February

Things to Do in February in Tampa, Clearwater & St. Pete Get out and explore exciting things to do in Tampa, Clearwater & St. Pete this month with your favorite plus one by checking out our favorite things to do…

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Free Activities in Tampa Bay, Clearwater & St. Pete

Trying to save a little money? You don’t need a huge budget in order to plan a romantic and memorable date night with your partner. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite free things to do in Tampa Bay, Clearwater…

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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 the one we get asked most frequently. You want to make a good first impression, but also keep things light and…

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Best New Tampa Bay Restaurants + Experiences for Couples in 2023

Impressing your date can be as simple as knowing what’s new in town. Luckily there are plenty of new restaurants, experiences and attractions on the way, and many are already open. 2023 is looking like a bright year for Tampa…

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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. Plan a manatee sightseeing date with our top picks for the best places to see manatees around…

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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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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. The iconic 205-foot Singing Tower, winding paths lined with flowers and lush greenery, secret hideaways, Mediterranean estate, and the cute…

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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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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 here! Start planning your couples’ costumes, stock up on your favorite Halloween goodies at the store, and do date night at one of…

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Fun Ways to Celebrate Fall

TampaBayDateNightGuide  ~  Fun Ways to Celebrate Fall   Is fall the most wonderful time of year?  Ideas of fall in Tampa Bay don’t always include changing leaves, chilly temps, warming cocktails by a cozy fires and hints of winter to…

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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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30 Outdoor Activities in Tampa to Try Together

No matter the weather, being in Tampa Bay means making time for 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. Updated September…

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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. And when the weather is just right, we cherish 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 85+ Orlando restaurants offering a three-course, prix fixe menu for $40/person. Totally…

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Unique Tampa Bay Airbnb Rentals for an Overnight Staycation

Want to feel like you’ve traveled somewhere exotic and far away without straying far from home? Unique accommodations in the Tampa Bay area are plentiful, from a decked-out yacht to a luxury RV. We’ve scoured Airbnb for local properties that…

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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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50 Summer Bucket List Dates in Tampa Bay

Summer is officially here! There is certainly no shortage of things to do around the Tampa Bay area. Although we live right by the beach, there are tons of other ways to spend your summer days besides dipping your toes…

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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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