Getaway Guide: One-Tank Trip to LakelandTampa 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.
Getaway Guide: One-Tank Trip To Cocoa BeachResidents 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.
Getaway Guide: Weekend Trip To Siesta KeySiesta 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.
One-Tank Trip to Daytona BeachHead 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.
Best Hiking Trails In Tampa BayTampa 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.
Getaway Guru: One-Tank Trip to OrlandoFor 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.
Breaking From The Usual On The Fourth Of JulyFireworks displays happen everywhere on July 4th. But some cities and towns put a unique spin on this American holiday.
Checklist For A Fun Day At The Beach Or PoolA 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.
Fun For The Road - Car Games For Your Next Road TripGoing on a road trip this summer? Entertain yourself and the kids with these fun car games along the way.
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.
Road Trip Rules - Prep For A Safe And Fun Road TripPlanning a road trip this summer? Here are some helpful tips to get your family there happy and in one piece.
Best Extreme Sports And Rec Spots In TampaEveryone needs a little adventure in their life. If you think Tampa doesn't have anything exciting to do, check out some of these extreme sports centers. From SCUBA to skydiving, there is something to make every heart pound.
Best Scenic Running Paths In The Tampa AreaWhether you are looking for a casual morning jog or training for a cross-country marathon, the Tampa area offers a mixture of urban and rural scenery. Tampa trails range from well-maintained concrete right down to dirt paths that meander through natural wildlife habitats. Runners may start out underneath a busy overpass and end up in a quiet woodland where animals such as deer, raccoons and armadillos are likely to share the same trail. Try out Tampa's best for free at the area's most gorgeous, free parks.
Tampa Bay's Best Gun & Hunting StoresBecause of the large amount of hunting opportunities within Tampa Bay there's also a large amount of hunting stores. It's hard to know which ones are the best unless someone gives you the inside scoop. We asked country DJ Steve Austin of WQYK - an avid hunter - to give us the low-down on the best hunting stores in the Bay area.
St. Anthony's Tampa Triathlon In St. Petersburg PreviewThe St. Anthony’s Triathlon, an Olympic-distance, USA Triathlon-sanctioned race, attracted more than 4,000 participants in 2011. This year's new swimming course and the elite amateur division will put this year's race a step ahead of previous events. A qualifier for the 5150 U.S. Championship event, athletes will compete in a 1.5 km (0.9 mile) swim, 40 km (24.8 mile) bike race, and 10 km (6.2 mile) run.