Original content by our Teammate Alyssa Aquino on February 13, 2019:
What should we do this weekend? Ah yes…the famous question that predicts the fun in store for the anxiously awaited 2-day vacation. We have some thoughts Tampa! With new eyes, the weekend doesn’t have to mean hitting the same old places. We’ve handpicked 6 super fun spots that call for an adventurous experience, let’s go!
Take your date, the family or friends - to indoor skydiving for a night they won’t soon forget! Not interested in flying? Skip next door to TopGolf for a variety of competitive golf games, plus scrumptious menu items and drinks.
Vertical Ventures offers another way to get off the ground! This indoor rock climbing gym has two locations, one in Tampa and one in St. Petersburg. They offer a variety of memberships, so you can make rock climbing a one-time outing or a regular hobby.
It never truly is Winter in Tampa now is it, the new Universal’s Volcano Bay is the perfect place to go for a sunny day of thrills. They offer a variety of water rides and attractions, plus shows, abundant sun chairs, and even swanky day Cabanas! This brand-new Water Park truly is fun for all ages. Happy Splashing!
Close encounters…. Of the Giraffe kind! You don’t have to travel to Kenya’s Giraffe Manor to get up close and personal with these gentle giants. The Giraffe Ranch in Dade City offers a grab bag of adventures, including camel expeditions and llama treks. A great pick for the animal lover in your life!
Escape what? Yes, room – your room! There are escape rooms popping up all over Tampa Bay! These outings are a great way to channel your inner Sherlock Holmes and exercise your out-of-the-box thinking, all while having a blast! The Great Escape Room in downtown Tampa has six unique scenarios that is sure to put your solving skills to the test.
Hit the Water
Calling all mermaids, pirates and Captains! Tampa Bay is home to the top beaches in the US, along with rivers, and springs. Whether you’re up for some paddle boarding, kayaking, a river cruise, or just working on your tan, you’re sure to find a great spot. Looking for an experience that’s 21+? Try the Kraken Cycleboats - a floating pub! Now that’s fun in the sun!