As Florida's most diverse destination, Tampa Bay has plenty to be proud of. Here are a few of the places here we got to shine.

Bern's Dining Room

Dining & Drinks

Tampa Bay remains a great place to tickle your taste buds.

Bern’s Steak House, “Outstanding Wine Program,”James Beard Foundation

No. 4 (best), Best & Worst Foodie

50 Pizza Capitals of America –

Craft Beer

20 Florida Craft Breweries You Need to

The Independent, “America’s Best Bars for Beer Lovers” – USA Today Travel

10 Best American Cities to Visit for Beer

Cigar City Brewing, “Bucket List Breweries: 20 Breweries You Should Visit at Least Once” –

Tampa International Airport

Getting Around

Tampa International Airport

Every time I travel, I find myself in yet another airport that's not as good at the one back home. So do a lot of other people, apparently.

No. 1 (best large airport), Best and Worst TSA Checkpoints in the U.S. – Condé Nast Traveler

No. 2, 2016 Travelers’ Choice, Favorites for U.S. AirportsTrip Advisor


Cass Street Bike Path, “America’s Best New Bike Lanes of 2016” – People for Bikes


Art & Culture

Tampa Bay's blend of cultures makes it unique. Where else will you find descendants of Cuban and Spanish cigar workers, Sicilian dairymen, German businessmen, and Cracker ranchers all living in one spot?

Ybor City, “Ten Best Places to Spot a Ghost in Florida” –

2016’s Best Cities to Celebrate Oktoberfest

Busch Gardens

Children & Families

Few places in Florida offer the mix of affordable families activities that you find in a single spot -- Tampa Bay.

Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay, 8 Amusement Parks that Do Halloween

Sail Pavilion, No. 1 “Best Dog-friendly Bar or Restaurant” 10Best Readers’ Choice – USA Today

2016’s Most Fun Cities in America –

No. 1, “Ten Cities Americans Are Moving to Right Now” -- Forbes

25 Cities Where Pay Goes

Bucs Stadium

Sports & Outdoors

With four professional sports teams and some of the country's best venues, Tampa Bay is a mecca for anyone looking for a game.

College Football Playoff, “15 Reasons Why Florida Is So Hot in 2017” –