Tampa Bay residents know that Fort De Soto Beach is one of our top jewels. Now readers of the nationwide newspaper USA Today do as well.
What would Joe Weiss think? Would he even recognize it now? When he fried his first fish at his sandwich joint about a century ago customers had to take a boat from Miami to reach the sandspur-covered barrier island. Inside the rickety eatery, sweating profusely, hungry patrons swatted away ferocious …
Louis Miller, who ran Tampa International Airport for 14 years, announced that he will retire this month from his current job of heading Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Miller, 65, has spent 37 years in the airport business, including the last three in Atlanta, running the world's busiest airport. …
It wasn't much compared to last week's travel woes, but Tampa International Airport dealt with delayed and cancelled flights Monday thanks to cold weather nationwide.
Indian Rocks Beach welcomes boaters of all types to dock for free during the day at its public docks on the Intracoastal Waterway. Within two blocks of the docks, visitors will find more than a dozen restaurants, shops and attractions.
Brian Stacey, director of new product development for Tauck, the cruise and tour company, says his must-haves include Creative Labs' noise-canceling headphones for air travel ($60) and a GoPro camera, right, which he describes as "the hottest thing out there" (newest model, HERO3+ …
When Busch Gardens opens its new thrill ride Falcon's Fury, a 335-foot drop tower scheduled to open in the spring, it will be in a newly reimagined land called Pantopia that will have jeweled theming, a renovated theater, new bakery and snack spots, a Busch Gardens announcement says.
To mark the 10th anniversary of the Louis Armstrong museum in the modest brick house where he lived for 28 years, curators are unveiling one of the jazz trumpeter's most unusual artifacts — a plaster mask that had been stored in a cupboard for decades.
GASPARILLA ISLAND — Boca Grande is known for its tarpon fishing, golf carts and fresh seafood plucked from the Gulf of Mexico. But for 100 years, the tiny fishing village has harbored a well-kept secret: It has a world-class resort that counts itself among the best in Florida.
I hear the Tetons are spectacular. But we didn't make it to Jackson Hole during a trip to Wyoming over the summer. We took the road less traveled, something I would recommend next year when the snow stops flying.