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Getaway Guide: One-Tank Trip To Cocoa Beach

Residents of Florida’s west coast often forget Florida is a unique patchwork of cultures and vibes with a fit for everyone. Break out of your rut , and look eastward to the surf and space capital of Florida: Cocoa Beach. With everything from a giant surf shop to beaches and piers that’ll make you fall in love with the ocean all over again, this area has it all.

08/27/2012

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Getaway Guide: Weekend Trip To Siesta Key

Siesta Key is a great place for any beach bum seeking a relaxing getaway on what most consider one of Tampa Bay’s most pleasant barrier islands. At Siesta Key, you won’t find the typical beach crowd that always leads to noise and confusion. Forget about parking woes, watching for glass in the sand and dodging cigarette butts; Siesta Key is pure beach vacation bliss.

08/17/2012

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One-Tank Trip to Daytona Beach

Head for Daytona Beach for a day trip packed full of excitement, adventure and relaxation. No matter what type of vacation you seek, Daytona Beach is ready to fulfill your request. Abundant and affordable beach-front hotels, high-energy nightlife and the beautiful sandy shores of the Floridian Atlantic coast await just a tank away.

08/05/2012

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Best Hiking Trails In Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay has become notorious for out-of-control urban sprawl, but there are plenty of places within easy reach on both sides of Tampa Bay that offer hikers a chance to escape the urban rat race and get fresh air, sunshine and exercise. There is even an opportunity for a hiking experience right in the very heart of downtown Tampa and St. Petersburg. Break out the sunscreen and lace up your hiking boots, and get ready to enjoy some outdoor fun and sun on these great trails.

07/22/2012

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Getaway Guru: One-Tank Trip to Orlando

For most travelers, heading out of Tampa on Interstate 4 means a trip to Disney World, which is a blast, but the other attractions that turned Orlando from a sleepy citrus growing community into a sprawling metropolis shouldn’t be neglected either. Whether or not you have the time and money to fully explore the wonders of The Magic Kingdom, EPCOT and Seaworld, exploring Orlando is a must this summer. Explore the wonders along I-4 from dinner to dinosaurs for the perfect weekend getaway with the whole family.

07/07/2012

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Breaking From The Usual On The Fourth Of July

Fireworks displays happen everywhere on July 4th. But some cities and towns put a unique spin on this American holiday.

06/25/2012

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Checklist For A Fun Day At The Beach Or Pool

A day of fun in the sun requires some planning. Here’s a handy checklist for a day at the beach, the lake or the local pool.

06/18/2012

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Best Tampa Bay Bars To Bring A Boat To

When you’ve been boating on a hot day there’s nothing better than tying up to enjoy a cold brew, food and live music. We’ve got the scoop on all the on the best bars in Tampa Bay to drink, eat and party with your boat.

CBS Tampa–05/17/2012

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Fun For The Road – Car Games For Your Next Road Trip

Going on a road trip this summer? Entertain yourself and the kids with these fun car games along the way.

05/14/2012

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Is Camping The Right Vacation For You And Your Family?

Camping is a fun and affordable way to spend quality time with your family. Here are some tips for a successful camping trip.

05/14/2012

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