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Free Museum Admissions for BoA & Merrill Lynch Cardholders

This is a great offer for Bank of America and Merill Lynch cardholders. The 2017 “Museums on Us” program. Read More…

Deal: 64% Off Rays Tix, Limited Time

Groupon is running a promotion on upcoming Tampa Bay Ray home games. Games are scheduled for June 7, 10, 11 and 24. Read More…

I Wrote A Book! The FL Explorer’s Guide To Busch Gardens

Wow, it’s been over a year since I posted. What the crap?! Even though the blog has been dormant and has the look of being abandoned, I’ve been hard at work on Florida material. Including writing a new book on how to best explore Busch Gardens. Read this post to learn about the book and the future of this blog. Read More…

Last weekend was a beautiful day for a hike and it had been quite too long since I had had a good one. I wanted to return to a state park, as I haven’t been in a while, so I chose Hillsborough River State Park. It’s one of the oldest in Florida’s network with tons of evidence of the CCC and it is the closest to my residence. Read More…

We Are Coming To The Best Weather of the Year!!!

Hi everybody! I just wanted to remind you that based on all my previous years of living in Florida, we are now heading into the most glorious time of year. Read More…

Free Admission Tuesday At Glazer Children’s Museum

The first Tuesday of every month is free admission at Glazer Children’s Museum in downtown Tampa, from 2:00pm-7:00pm. That means September 1 for the upcoming month.

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Swaptember Is Coming Back Into Town

Lowry Park Zoo, MOSI, and The Florida Aquarium are once again participating in the popular “Swaptember” program. Pass holders of any of the aforementioned facilities will be able to use their passes to get in for free from September 1-30! Read More…

I was lucky enough to squeeze in the year’s last night of dancers, stilt walkers, sand art, music, bright lights, and extended hours. As an added bonus it stormed most of the day, cleared (if a bit overcast) in the late afternoon, which kept the crowds away and the lines short. Read More…

This is it–the last week to check out Busch Garden’s Summer Nights! If you didn’t get a chance to go to this spectacular event, now is the time. Extended park hours, DJs, the Kinetix show, and fireworks; all in a single night. Read More…

Busch Gardens Offering BOGO Through September 8, 2015

Great news for visitors or non-pass holders, Busch Gardens is offering Buy One Get One Free single day tickets. Purchase them through the Busch Garden’s Website. This offer is not valid at the gate. Read More…