Travel & Outdoors
College football bowl season seems to start a little earlier and run a little longer each year. College bowl games are a chance for fans and players to enjoy one last hurrah for a successful season. It also gives coaches a chance to lay the foundation for the next season with 10 to 15 extra practices. One of the newer bowls on the scene is the Beef ‘O’Brady’s Bowl, played in St. Petersburg’s Tropicana Field.
There’s nothing that beats the pleasures of Florida living like enjoying a boat parade in sports shirts, shorts and flip-flops while the rest of the nation is just digging in for a long, cold winter. Two of the biggest and best boat parades in the Tampa Bay area are set for December 8 and are only a few miles apart with one in St. Petersburg and another at the beach community of Treasure Island.
There are some ways to help make your holiday trip a bit less of a pain and maybe even save a little money along the way.
Whether you’re an expert or someone just looking for a chance to try something new, there’s a rink near you.
While Tampa’s most famous ghosts are mostly confined to buildings, these various cemeteries hold enough graves of famous, infamous and simply notorious residents to provide an interesting tour.
One of the relative newcomers on the fitness scene is a regimen known as CrossFit. Check out some of the best CrossFit studios in the Tampa Bay area.
Enjoy the fun that Sanibel Island has to offer with a weekend trip.
Tampa Bay residents may think of Lakeland as little more than a rest stop on the way to Orlando’s massive attractions. However, there is so much more to this city. Pay it a visit and explore this Florida gem.
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.
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.