Driving to Florida: New York to Tampa, St. Petersburg

By Kevin McGeever Let me introduce you to Travel Math. Here’s the formula: For every day spent driving to your Florida vacation destination, spend the same number of weeks staying in the destination. So, driving from New York City to Tampa-St. Petersburg takes two days? Spend two weeks in Florida…

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Free Things to Do in Tampa with Your Kids

By Dalia Colon If you’re a parent or grandparent looking for free things to do in Tampa Bay with your little ones, then you won’t have to look far. From parks to museums to sports, the area offers plenty of no-cost ways to entertain your brood. Arts and culture Tampa Museum of Art’s minimalistic…

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Explore the Florida Cuban Heritage Trail, from Tampa to Miami

By VISIT FLORIDA staff Cuba and Florida share close proximity, hundreds of years of related history, and cultural influences that flavor both. Here in the Sunshine State, the Florida Cuban Heritage Trail is your pathway to exploring the culture of cubans in Florida, from Tampa to Miami…

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Hillsborough River: Strolling along the Tampa Riverwalk

WILLIE J. ALLEN JR. and CHRIS ZUPPA Riverwalk is a great way to see Tampa. The nearly two-mile Tampa Riverwalk connects Tampa's dynamic cultural and sports venues, family-oriented parks and museums and the city center's vibrant business community, creating a fun new way to spend your free time…

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All About Tampa: Arts, Entertainment and History

As the Hillsborough River meanders through downtown Tampa, the pedestrian-friendly Riverwalk leads to a vibrant arts and culture scene that links classic and contemporary visual arts, a dynamic performing arts center, waterfront history center and children’s museum. From Ybor City's rich Latin…

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The Expert Guide to Indian Food in Tampa

By Saundra Amrhein As the Indian-American population has soared, so too, have the dining options for lovers of Indian food in Tampa. Here's an expert's Indian cuisine guide to enjoying the fare. TAMPA – Long before the thick, rich masala with the tender, moist chicken arrives, before the creamy…

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Great Rooftop Bars in Tampa Bay

By Lauren Tjaden High above Tampa Bay's bustling rumble of diners and pedestrians is another world, where the mundane happy hour is elevated – literally. These rooftop bars in Tampa offer a bit of escapism, transforming a simple drink with friends into an experience all its own. Like cocktails…

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Coolest Block in Tampa: Sexy Armature Works Food Hall

By Janet K. Keeler The word “sexy” comes to mind while bellied up to the bar at Fine & Dandy Cocktail Emporium. Maybe it’s the tasty rum cocktail called Rene’s Lament that’s fueling swanky thoughts, but the Heights Public Market at Armature Works in Tampa is beyond hip and cool. It’s sexy – the…

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