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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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