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Where to Find the Best Holiday Lights in Tampa Bay

Our Favorite 2020 Holiday Lights in Tampa Bay Look no further, your guide to the best 2020 holiday lights in Tampa Bay is here! There’s no better way to get into the holiday spirit than touring one of the city’s…

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New Drive-In Movie Venue at Armature Works through Dec 30

Update November 2020: The Drive-In at Armature Works has been extended through December 30, 2020 Drive-in movie theaters are having a moment as a fun, safe way to get out of the house and enjoy the magic of the movies….

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25+ Free Holiday Events in Tampa Bay for a Festive Date

This holiday season it is so important to find ways to have quality time together. With gifts to purchase and other obligations, it is nice to enjoy some some holiday cheer, for free. We’ve gathered up some of the best…

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Pumpkin Patches, Fall Festivals and Foodie “Can’t-Miss” 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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A Guide to Tampa Area Farmers Markets

Local produce and freshly made goods have become all the rage. This is great news for local farmers as the need for fresh has resulted in an increase in markets across the U.S. The Tampa Bay Area is no exception. Whether…

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10 Ideas For A Free Tampa Bay Date Night

There’s never a shortage of options when it comes to date night ideas in Tampa., including memorable dates that don’t cost a dime! What I’ve found over the last few years is that this is one of the best areas to…

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Best Places to Watch a Tampa Bay Sunset Together

One of the best things about living in Tampa is getting to experience all of the incredible sunsets. As an avid sunset watcher myself, I know some of the best places to go to get the full, breathtaking experience you…

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Theme Park Alternative: Nature Parks Near the Theme Parks

The theme parks have officially reopened, but many natural parks are located close to the parks offering unique thrills of their own. Skip the crowds (and the socially-distanced lines) and keep things simple by spending the day at a nearby…

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Enjoy Live Music at Home with Rock The Park Tampa Virtual Concerts

Have you found yourself wondering when we will ever be able to experience simple enjoyments like going to live concerts again? In-person concerts may be on hold for now, but Rock the Park Tampa is getting creative and bringing the…

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Gasparilla? What is it and why is it a Tampa Bay thing?

To some locals, you aren’t a true “Tampanian” until you experience your first Gasparilla and all that it entails! To understand Gasparilla, you need Gasparilla info – and you’ve come to the right place!  The name, Gasparilla originates from legendary…

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Nature Calls at Fort De Soto Park

An abundance of natural beauty awaits you and your date at Fort De Soto Park in Pinellas County. Considered one of the most ecologically diverse parks, Fort De Soto weaves a majestic tapestry of birdlife, sea life, wildlife, plant life…

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Florida Scenic Highways and Drives for a Summer Road Trip

The love of a great road trip is being rekindled this summer. Whether you and your honey are planning to hit the road for a weekend away, or if you just need to get out of the house for a…

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Take A Hike: Local Nature Preserves and Parks to Discover

The beach is always an option for an outdoorsy day, but the Tampa Bay area is filled with so many parks and nature preserves to check out, too. The fact that admission is free for most of the parks and…

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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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Hontoon Island State Park: Central Florida’s Island Escape

Did you know there is a Florida State Park that is an island, right here in Central Florida? Near DeLand you can escape to a massive state park that is only accessible by private boat or the park’s ferry boat….

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Best Bike Rides in Tampa Bay

Summer is about to come in to full swing and this means more outdoor activities. We all love to go to the beach and kayak, but sometimes we have to switch it up a bit. Check out the best bike…

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Top Tampa Bay Parks for the Perfect Picnic Date

Did you know that Tampa was ranked as one of America’s best picnic spots by Travel + Leisure magazine? And it’s no wonder! Tampa Bay parks serve up huge helpings of year-round sunshine, sweeping waterfront views and beautiful flora. Drizzle in fascinating wildlife…

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Tampa Area Beaches You Can Enjoy While Social Distancing

Florida has officially begun easing social distancing measures. That means we can now explore more of our beautiful beach towns and get some fresh air after staying inside for what seemed like an eternity. If you’re longing for some beach…

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Top Trending Netflix Movies/Shows for an At Home Date Night

Well couch-potatoes, it’s officially our time to shine! Whip out your remotes, flip on Netflix, grab the family or that special quarantine buddy and let’s get to streaming, shall we? Did you know that Netflix shares their Top 10 in…

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“Instead of Netflix” Jar

Date nights may look a little different for awhile, and that’s okay! In this time where we are forced to slow down it’s not the end of the world, we just need to get a little creative! My husband came…

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