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.

4-Day Weekend Getaway to Charleston

We understand you might not be traveling anytime soon, BUT, as soon as this whole pandemic is over, we have the perfect place that isn’t out of reach. Ever heard of Charleston, SC? We thought so. This awesome town is…

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Low-Key Spring Break Spots

Well, we are officially back to peak spring break season as we head into Mid-March. While Spring Break can get a little crazy and not always family-friendly, it’s important to have a few backup spots in mind in case you…

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Getaway to Orlando: 10 Awesome Orlando Dates

Orlando is synonymous with roller coasters and water slides, but locals know there’s more to the city than theme parks. Clear kayaking adventures, bustling community markets, hidden gem restaurants, and craft beer tours are just a few of the amazing…

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A Weekend in Savannah, Georgia

Savannah, Georgia is a great spot to spend a weekend away at any time of year! This hot spot destination is a quick 5.5-hour drive from Tampa and is only about an hour drive from both Charleston, SC and Hilton…

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Best Tampa Hotels for Gasparilla Weekend

As Christmas and New Years come and go, 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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A Weekend Trip to St. Augustine – Night of Lights 2019-2020

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 St. Augustine and enjoy all of the sights, lights, cool breezes,…

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Three Tampa Bay Area B&B and Inns We Love

A “staycation” is one of the best ways to feel like a tourist without traveling too far away from home. When you’re experiencing a case of wanderlust, look no further than your own backyard and start planning your next weekend getaway…

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Adventure to Gatlinburg, TN

Gatlinburg Tennessee or as most commonly referred to as the “Gateway to the Smoky Mountains” is a beautiful village like town nestled in the mountains of East Tennessee. Attracting more than 11 million visitors per year this popular tourist destination…

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A Day in John’s Pass

John’s Pass Village and Boardwalk is a semi-large shopping area perfect for a day date. Despite having over 100 merchants within its boundaries, it has quite the quaint feel. Located just across the street from Madeira Beach, John’s Pass provides…

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Three Perfect Days on Amelia Island

Hop in the car headed north and two-and-a-half hours later, just a few miles from the Georgia border, you’ll find Amelia Island. Named after Princess Amelia, the daughter of Spain’s King George II, the 13-mile-long barrier island hugs the coastline…

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Your Guide to the Best Boutique Hotels Across Tampa Bay

Here in Tampa, choosing the perfect hotel can be difficult with so many options across the bay! Luckily, the Tampa area is home to plenty of great hotel options with a smaller, boutique feel that will set your stay apart…

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The Karol Hotel is Coming to Clearwater this Fall 2019!

Prepare for the next best place to book your staycations! Clearwater’s Karol Hotel is ready to open this Fall 2019! Led by Mainsail Lodging, The Karol Hotel will be the first Tribute Portfolio Hotel in Pinellas County! About The Karol…

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Day Date to St. Armands Circle

This summer, take a day trip down to St. Armands Circle for tons of shopping, dining, and beautiful scenery. This popular destination is located on St. Armands Key in the Sarasota area and has been enchanting guests and locals for…

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The Great Summer Staycation Giveaway 2019

Win one of 8 two-night summer staycations at some of Florida’s best resorts and boutique hotels in our annual Summer Staycation Giveaway! Beat the heat this summer with a staycation at one of the many resorts and hotels across Tampa,…

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Best Local Campgrounds and RV Resorts to “Unplug” this Summer

Put away the Xbox, turn off the TV, and unplug the computers, it’s time to go camping! Summer in Florida calls for sunshine, warm weather, and free time for the kiddos. Why not unplug from daily life for a weekend…

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Three Perfect Days in St. Pete

Located on Florida’s Gulf Coast, St. Petersburg, nicknamed the Sunshine City, is an ideal destination for a short weekend getaway. Thought of by some as mainly a beach town, St. Pete provides visitors so much more. From the beach to…

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Best Walt Disney World Resorts for your Buck this Summer

A trip to Walt Disney World is a staple in most Floridian’s summer plans. However, due to the immense popularity surrounding the famous Mouse, Disney can be pricey, especially during the peak seasons, like Summer. With long days, fickle weather,…

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A Day in Historic Pass-a-Grille

Located at the southern end of St. Pete beach is a small gem of a waterfront town known as Pass-a-Grille. With its quaint laid-back vibe, Pass-a-Grille offers beautiful sugar sand beaches and pristine ocean waves, as well as local retailers…

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Three Itineraries for a Tampa Bay Staycation

Tampa, St. Pete and Clearwater are teeming with water activities, outdoor attractions, restaurants, and live music year round, which makes it so easy to plan an unforgettable Tampa Bay staycation. As a bonus, locals often reap the benefits of qualifying for…

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Top Spring Break Destinations Near Tampa Bay

Spring has sprung! March 20th is the first day of Spring, and with that comes Spring Break! Peak spring break time falls somewhere in March through April bringing crowds from all over to our beautiful beaches and theme parks. This…

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