DISCOVER CULTURE, ENTERTAINMENT AND ADVENTURE ALONG THE TAMPA RIVERWALK   A pink, early morning sky gives joggers on the Tampa Riverwalk just enough light to take in their surroundings. On one side, a placid river shimmers. On the other, museums, shops, restaurants and parks are silent before the day begins to bustle. A morning yoga... Read more »
A couple visits downtown Tampa for a sexy and exciting date night   Tired of the dinner-and-movie routine, I cooked up a plan for an exciting weekend getaway for me and my husband after I read a feature filled with out-of-the-ordinary itineraries in the Visit Tampa Bay Official Visitors Guide. I looked forward to the... Read more »
TAMPA BAY'S ULTIMATE DINING GUIDE   As a Florida food and travel writer since the 1980s, I have joyously eaten Tampa Bay’s best dishes for ages. But, just when I think I know the local foodie scene, bang! An explosion happens with a new wave of diverse cuisine emerging from the kitchens of Florida’s most... Read more »
How To Experience Tampa Bay’s Arts & Culture From downtown’s Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park, the Tampa Riverwalk winds upstream along the Hillsborough River to Water Works Park in Tampa Heights and downstream to the South Plaza in the Channel District. The Tampa Riverwalk is where families meet, lovers walk hand-in-hand and cyclists and runners get... Read more »
Bring out your inner adventurer at attractions for the bold   Tampa Bay is anything but dull. A vacation here means heart-pumping adventure for the whole family. Buckle up and explore a diverse range of rush-inducing opportunities—from screaming coasters to up-close animal encounters—that only Tampa Bay can turn up to 11. Radical roller coasters You dangle... Read more »