For travelers visiting cities where you want to see many tourist attractions in a short amount of time, it's easy to use combination tickets. One such is CityPass, which offers passes in Atlanta and Tampa, that gets you into the attractions at one price and often allows you to skip the line. It can seem like a high price to pay, especially if you're buying multiple passes … [Read more...] about Is the CityPass Worth It?
A decade ago, all you would find to drink in Florida were the big name beers. But today, nearly every corner has craft beer, whether that be a small brewpub or a large scale distribution operation. And unlike in other states, you can legally purchase beer to go directly from the brewery. While we haven't yet been to all of Florida's breweries, they're on our list! Here are … [Read more...] about Visiting Florida’s Breweries
Visitors to Tampa don't always make it to its outer neighborhoods, but one you should be sure to see is Ybor City. It's here that you'll learn about the city's early history and how it came to be known as "Cigar City." You'll learn of the Cuban community that is the oldest in the United States (yes, predating Miami's Little Havana!). In the 1880s, workers from Spain and … [Read more...] about The History of Tampa’s Ybor City Neighborhood
In a state with so much coastline, it makes sense that Florida would have plenty of experiences that connect aquatic creatures with visitors. The greater Tampa area is blessed to not only have the Clearwater Marine Aquarium, which focuses on rehabilitation, but also the Florida Aquarium, located downtown, which focuses on education. The aquarium is well located near the … [Read more...] about Visiting the Florida Aquarium
Tampa, Florida is a city on the western side of Florida that is often overshadowed by other state destinations but has plenty to offer travelers. Indigenous peoples settled here early on and later the bay became known for its pirate presence. Today, the city pays homage to that history with the yearly Gasparilla Festival. After the Civil War, the railroad and cigar … [Read more...] about Weekend Guide to Tampa, Florida