Tampa Bay Blog

  • Generic Nature Outdoors
    As the urban heart of Florida’s West Coast, we are known for our rich culture, incredible waterfront views, and now for becoming a city of champions with a Super Bowl and Stanley Cup win. What may be a surprise is that Tampa Bay is home to some of Florida’s most successful agricultural crops, festivals, farmers markets and produce providers. From the Winter Strawberry Capital of the World’s annual Strawberry Festival in Plant City to artisanal heirloom fruits and vegetables...
  • Curtis Hixon Water Fountains
    As photogenic as it is fun, let the heart of Florida's Gulf coast fill your feed with gorgeous scenery. Tampa Bay has become a hub for the vibrant, hip, and trendy lifestyle. Let this list help you find some of its most Instagramable places. With beautiful weather, stunning waterfront views and amazing meals, it’s always bragging season in Tampa Bay. NO. 1 Visit Tampa Bay Icon Start your selfie safari off right in the heart of downtown where a bright yellow monument captures the...
  • Bayshore Boulevard biker
    With blue skies and beautiful weather, now's the perfect time to take Tampa Bay on two wheels. Tampa Bay has won praise from bicycle advocates for its work creating an urban environment that's friendly and safe for cycling. People for Bikes specifically lauded downtown’s Cass Street bike corridor, which runs through the north side of downtown toward Ybor City. A matching corridor now runs along Jackson Street on the south side of the urban core. Both corridors are sheltered...
  • Tampa Murals
    Tampa Bay is a melting pot of people, cultures and backgrounds. Nowhere is this diversity more prominently displayed than in its murals and public art scene. With beautiful murals spread throughout downtown and several other neighborhoods, you’re sure to find the perfect backdrop for your next photo op. Take a stroll, by foot or by bike, and be inspired by Tampa Bay’s colorful array of mural art. NO. 1 STAY CURIOUS Located across from the Glazer Children’s Museum in the...
  • Wayne Ward
    Ever wonder how the field stays so green at Bucs games? With the hard work, dedication, and expertise of Wayne Ward and his crew, they've accommodated events from Super Bowls and Monster Truck Rallies to world-class concerts. Originally wanting to
  • Julie Curry, Bake 'N Babes
    This month’s Memory Maker is Julie Curry, creator of larger-than-life sweet treats and owner of the beloved Bake’n Babes. Newly located inside GenX Tavern, Julie shares her passion for making epic desserts and even more epic memories. Established
  • Tampa Museum of Art exterior
    In Tampa Bay, arts and culture run deep. Along the 2.6-mile Tampa Riverwalk, and throughout the downtown and Channel districts, a trove of rich culture and history awaits for you to uncover. From the Latin and Cuban influence of Ybor City to the pirate culture influenced by the legendary José Gaspar, visitors can find inspiration and adventure around every corner.
  • Empower Adventures Tampa Bay
    Nobody knows how to zip into the weekend like Calvin Joustra, Operations Manager at Empower Adventures Tampa Bay. Located in Oldsmar, FL Empower Adventures is the Bay Area’s only guided zip line tour. Take on 3,000 feet of zip lines, conquer the
  • Urban Kai
    Outdoor adventures are all the rage these days with paddle boarding being among the fastest-growing water sports in the world. Mike Conlee is Tampa Bay’s expert paddler at Urban Kai and this month’s Memory Maker. Urban Kai began as a small
  • Alafia State Park bike path
    Let’s talk about Tampa Bay. How much do you really know about the beating heart of Florida’s Gulf Coast? Tampa Bay is home to many award-winning breweries, world-class attractions like Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay, ZooTampa and The Florida Aquarium, and professional sports teams like the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (NFL), Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL), and Tampa Bay Rays (MLB). These, along with a beautiful downtown focused on the Tampa Riverwalk, have put the Bay Area among the ranks of...