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.

Daycation: Day Passes to Tampa Bay Hotels with ResortPass

With so much to do across Tampa Bay, Orlando, and other neighboring cities, it can be hard to allot one whole week to just one place! Luckily, with ResortPass, you can visit local hotels and resorts for a day to…

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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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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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Disney Resort Getaway on a Budget with Special Limited Time Deals

One of the perks of living in Florida is the discounts and deals we can often take advantage of. And as Florida residents, we’ve got a pretty rare chance to take advantage of great hotel deals in the Walt Disney…

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Getaway Itinerary: A Holiday Weekend Staycation at Omni Orlando Resort

SPONSORED — With major holiday travel on hold, celebrating the season calls for making new traditions this year. And what better way to celebrate the season than by checking in to one of Orlando’s luxurious resorts? Omni Orlando Resort at…

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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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Disney Resort Getaway: Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic Staycation Package

Craving a mini getaway? Hop in the car and head to Orlando for a weekend exploring the theme parks and indulging your foodie fantasies. Each October, the sprawling Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort hosts the Food & Wine…

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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 reconstructed historic barn dating back to the 1700s. We’ve…

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Three Perfect Days on Longboat Key

Despite close proximity to nearby beach vacation hotspots like Siesta Key and Anna Maria Island, Longboat Key has a distinct island vibe of its own. The pace is a bit slower, the people linger longer, and the food is spectacular…

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Must-Visit Florida Lighthouses for a Romantic Getaway

Florida has 29 lighthouses remaining today with even fewer still operational. You could make a vacation solely out of traveling to the lighthouses around the state! Because of these lighthouses, mariners have been able to safely sail around Florida’s coast…

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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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Day Trip: Visit Florida’s Springs

While Florida is well known for it’s stunning beaches, Florida’s equally stunning Florida springs can be your next summer adventure. These watery treasures provide beautiful scenery, aquatic activities, and unique wildlife while giving you relief from the steamy Florida heat….

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Chase the Sun on a Sunrise to Sunset Road Trip

One of the most unique trips any Floridian can embark on is a sunrise to sunset Florida road trip. Such a trip consists of waking up to the sunrise on the east coast, driving across the state, and ending the…

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Three Perfect Days on Sanibel and Captiva Island

Three days at the beach? You deserve it! For those looking for romance, family time, or a bit of one-on-one with nature, head south to Sanibel and Captiva Island. These islands are perfect for everything and offer local hotels, dining, shopping,…

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A Weekend in Ponte Vedra Beach

This weekend getaway is the trip you need to take. Nestled twenty five minutes outside the city of Jacksonville is a little town called Ponte Vedra Beach. While this town is widely known in the golf industry for being the home…

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12 Tampa Bay Staycation Packages and Deals for this Summer

We’ve officially made it to summer! 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 for…

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The Golden Isles – Your Perfect Getaway

Now that things are easing up around the country, Florida and Georgia are taking center stage with their reopening plans. And, as soon as we’re given the green light to really travel, the best place you can go for a…

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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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