Getaways

Let’s be real – we all need a getaway or staycation more often than we would like to admit. We hear you! Flroida (and especially Tampa Bay) is home to beautiful beaches and endless resorts and activities – which means there are so many options for a quick escape from reality.

Best Boutique Hotels Across Tampa Bay for a Romantic Valentine’s Day

Here in Tampa, choosing the perfect hotel for Valentine’s Day can be difficult, especially with so many options across the bay! Luckily, the Tampa area is home to plenty of romantic hotels with a smaller, boutique feel that will set…

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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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Best Tampa Hotels for Gasparilla Weekend

As Christmas and New Year’s comes and goes, we all return to our daily routines and say goodbye to the holidays. But, for those in and around the bay area, we still have one more important holiday to look forward…

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Your Guide to Tampa Bay Getaways

Let’s be real – we all need a getaway or staycation more often than we would like to admit. We hear you! Florida (and especially Tampa Bay) is home to beautiful beaches and endless resorts and activities – which means…

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A Weekend Trip to St. Augustine – Nights of Lights 2022

Let’s take a trip, shall we? You don’t have to go far for cooler weather and Christmas cheer. In fact, you can take a quick 3-hour drive to Historic ancient city St. Augustine and enjoy all of the sights, lights,…

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Tampa Bay Hotel Deals and Packages for Christmas and the Holidays

We’ve officially made it to the holidays! However, you don’t need to leave your zip code in order to have a romantic getaway with the love of your life. Tampa Bay has a multitude of wonderful hotels and resorts perfect…

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Foodie Getaway to the Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic

Calling all foodies! The beloved Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic returns for its 13th year Friday and Saturday, November 11-12, 2022.   Boasting unlimited tastings at more than 20 stations featuring culinary selections from the…

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The BEST Hotel Day Passes and Pools in Tampa Bay

With so much to do across Tampa Bay, Orlando, and other neighboring cities, there are plenty of ways to relax together. One of our favorite things to do in Tampa Bay involves the best hotels, without staying the night!  You…

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Drivecation Ideas for a Florida Getaway by Car

Having the entire state of Florida as our backyard and Georgia and South Carolina as neighbors, everything you’re looking for in a perfect vacation is right here. Tampa happens to be the perfect location for a “drivecation.” Sneak away on…

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8 Best Scenic Road Trips from Tampa to See Fall Leaves

Florida has some amazing sights to see, but the bold colors of fall are unfortunately not among them. Luckily, there are plenty of nearby destinations where you can experience the changing seasons. Georgia, Tennessee, and North Carolina are all easily…

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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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The Best Beaches to Visit on Anna Maria Island

Just south of Tampa, you can find a slice of paradise that will make you feel like you’re on an exotic tropical getaway. Anna Maria Island is just a little over an hour away from the Tampa Bay area and…

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Gulfport Florida: Tampa Bay’s Own Hidden Treasure

Small, quirky and fun, Gulfport is a hidden gem in Pinellas County. Gulfport is the perfect, quaint, spot for your next day trip with someone special. Explore nature preserves, hit the beach, enjoy some live music, grab a cocktail and…

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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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New Restaurants and Bars in Orlando That Are Worth the Drive

Many consider Orlando and Tampa to be sister cities – and we certainly agree. It’s fairly easy to get to other places that make for a romantic weekend getaway or a quick trip. Next time you head east on I-4…

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5 BIG Changes on the Disney Wish Cruise Ship for Adults

Wishes do come true, even if you’re an adult, aboard the brand NEW Disney Wish. The newest Disney Cruise Line ship, the Disney Wish, sets sail on its inaugural cruise on July 14, 2022. Disney invited a slew of media…

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10 Orlando Day Trip Ideas

Sometimes, the best dates happen away from home. If you have a day to spare, consider an Orlando day trip for your next rendezvous. With it only being an hour and change away, you won’t lose much of the day…

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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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We Went Glamping at Timberline Tampa – Here’s What to Expect

Getting away from it all as a couple is so important and beneficial. But getting away from it all doesn’t have to mean roughing it. Timberline Tampa makes it possible to enjoy comfortable and thoughtful glamping in the middle of…

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