Spring Break is HERE and there are so many great things you can do in Tampa Bay if you plan to take off work and stay local.
Here is a list of a just a few things you can do as a stay-cation while you have the time off from work:
- Dave & Busters is still new in town. Play some games, eat and DRINK. Half off games all day on Wednesdays. Two different happy hours every day.
- Sports: Catch a game! The NHL Tampa Bay Lightning and the MLB Tampa Bay Rays and Spring Training home of the New York Yankees.
- Busch Gardens & Adventure Island water park is officially open for the season. If you purchased the Busch Gardens Fun Pass that also included admission to Adventure Island, then you’re in luck. Hop between parks for a day filled with adventure.
- Weeki Wachee Spring State Park: Spend the day at Buccaneer Bay.Slip and slide on the waterslide, watch a mermaid show, play on the playgrounds, catch the animal shows and more.
- Most U-Pick Strawberry Farms are open for the season. With prices as low as 50 cents a quart, it’s definitely worth the trip.
- Parkesdale Farm Market: Get a strawberry milkshake and their world famous, strawberry short cake in Plant City. You'll love it, trust me.
- Studio Movie Grill, AMC: $5 movies on Tuesdays! Studio Movie Grill in Tampa offers an eat-in experience while watching a movie. Or get a discount on movies in IMAX or Dolby at AMC.
- Drive-In movie theatres will bring you bring you back in time and save you a few bucks off of your movie ticket for spring break.
- Cinebistro also has an eat-in experience while watching a movie.
- Manatee Viewing Center is giving free admission before they close for the season in April. Make sure to visit the new ray tank while you’re there. After your visit with the manatees, take a short drive to the beautiful Ringling Museum in Sarasota.
- The Ringling Museum in Sarasota offers free admission on Mondays to their Museum of Art, including special exhibition galleries. Huge playground onsite for the little ones. Regular admission pricing applies if you wish to visit the Circus Museum or Ca’d’Zan.
- Heritage Village: An open-air living history museum in Largo, FL from Wednesday-Sunday for free admission. See more than 31 historic buildings dating back to the 19th century. While you’re there, walk over to the nearby beautiful and well kept Florida Botanical Gardens for free admission.
- The Mini Doughnut Factory in Tampa: Mini Doughnuts is the newest craze and the greatest part– customization!
- Hibachi Grills across Tampa Bay: A dinner and a show.
- Bowling: PinChasers has three locations in the Tampa Bay area and have daily specails. Also, Located on the waterfront at Sparkman Wharf in downtown, the original Splitsville has just undergone a renovation and offers more than 10 pin bowling.
- Beach: Seems only fitting to make it to the beach during spring break. Thankfully there are so many to choose from and it’s an easy and cheap way to entertain you and some guests. Some of my favorites include Honeymoon Island, Siesta Key and Pass-a-Grille beach.
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