Treasure Island Boardwalk | Top Local Tips [April 2023]

Treasure Island Boardwalk and views of Sunset Beach with park benches and white sand

In this article, I cover the Treasure Island Boardwalk (also known as Sunset Beach Scenic Boardwalk), one of the hidden gems just outside of St Petersburg, FL. If you are looking for John’s Pass Village Boardwalk with shops and restaurants, you’ll want to read my article you’ll find it here. Located in Sunset Beach, the … Read more

Are There Sharks in Siesta Key & Sarasota FL? 8 Safety Tips

Siesta Key Public beach showing volleyball, beach, areas.

Have you ever wondered what the odds are of encountering sharks in Siesta Key? I’ll give you a bit of a spoiler for this article and tell you that it’s pretty rare! Siesta Key is one of my favorite places in Florida, and it’s home to one of my top favorite clear water beaches, Siesta … Read more

Are There Sharks in Clearwater Beach? 10 MUST Know Tips

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Clearwater Beach is one of the most beautiful places in the world for a beachfront vacation. So, one question that can come up is, “Are there sharks in Clearwater Beach?” Clearwater Beach, located on the west coast of Florida, is a popular tourist destination known for its pristine white sand beaches and beautiful crystal clear … Read more

21 Best Florida Weekend Getaways That You Don’t Want to Miss

The Florida Keys by CPL 7.9.23

Planning a weekend trip to Florida but not sure where exactly to go yet? With white sand beaches, vibrant cities, and charming beach towns, there are countless options for Florida weekend getaways. Your choice will come down to what you’re looking for in a getaway location. Are you traveling with family, seeking a romantic retreat, … Read more

St Pete Beach Red Tide | Must-Know Tips for Vacationers

Red Tide - Tampa Bay Water Photo

As a local, I realize how frustrating it can be to plan a beach day to St. Pete Beach or Clearwater Beach and find out you can’t go due to a Florida red tide outbreak. What is Florida Red Tide Caused By? What is Florida red tide caused by? This article discusses what to know, … Read more

A Local’s Guide: The 16 Best St Pete Beach Bars & Nightlife!

best st pete beach bars, photo of the lobby bar at Don Cesar.

Looking for the best bars in St Pete Beach? You have come to the right place for the best of the best for a fabulous time. Read on to avoid the overpriced and over-hyped neon-colored tropical drinks! These days St Pete Beach brims with savvy, classy, and laid-back watering holes to meet their customer base. … Read more

🎄 Holiday Lights: Best Tampa Bay Christmas Lights in 2023

tampa bay christmas lights and holiday lights and outdoor christmas celebration

Looking for Tampa Bay Christmas Lights? See some truly spectacular holiday lights in Tampa, St. Petersburg, and nearby cities including FREE events! Christmas is a time for friends, family, and fun. No place better represents the fun side of Christmas than Tampa Bay, where the holiday season is full of activities and family-friendly events. Tampa … Read more

Siesta Key vs Anna Maria Island vs Longboat Key: Which One?

Siesta Key Beach or Siesta Beach showing the yellow lifeguard station.

It’s not uncommon to compare Longboat Key vs Siesta Key vs Anna Maria Island when considering a visit to the Sarasota area. All three have spectacular beaches, cozy vibes, and abundant Old Florida charm! Sometimes just deciding where to go is more difficult than any other part of the trip planning process. That’s why I’ve … Read more

MD Oriental Market 2023: Delicious Asian Food in Tampa Bay

MD Oriental Market

Whether traveling or living in the Tampa Bay area, MD Oriental Market is a must-visit for some of the best Asian cuisine. In my opinion, this is considered one of the best Asian specialty markets in Florida, with locations in Pinellas Park, Brandon, and Tampa. MD Oriental Market is one of the largest Asian grocery … Read more

The 13 Absolute Best & Fun Things to Do in Gulfport FL

Best Things to Do in Gulfport FL

Looking for the best things to do in Gulfport FL? This artsy colorful beach city has loads of personality and fun activities for all ages. Whether you are looking for a day trip or a weekend getaway, you have come to the right place! Where is Gulfport Florida Located? Gulfport is located just under 15 … Read more