Kick off your day in Tampa Bay at Datz, a popular breakfast spot in the area that serves dishes such as oatmeal, quiches, pastries and donuts from $2 in the bakery and egg sammies from $10 in the restaurant.
For those wishing to bask in the sunshine, relax on the soft sand and take a dip in the emerald waters at Fort De Soto Park, once named America’s Top Beach by TripAdvisor. A $5 beach parking permit gives visitors access to more than seven miles of waterfront, three miles of beautiful sandy beach, two fishing piers and a dog park. Another fun way to soak up the sun is a visit to Lowry Park Zoo, a well-stocked zoo full of Florida panthers, elephants, zebras, African penguins and more. Open daily with an adult admission price of $24.95.
Feast on Tampa’s signature sandwich, the Cuban, for lunch at the Floridian, known for serving one of the best and least expensive Cuban sandwiches in town. Enjoy a seven-inch sandwich filled with ham, spiced pork, Genoa salami, imported Swiss cheese and dill pickles for $5.49.
Escape the Florida heat and humidity in the afternoon with a visit to the Dalí Museum, a beautiful dome-shaped museum on the waterfront that is a work of surrealist art itself. A $21 ticket gives you access to the largest collection of the renowned artist outside of Europe, featuring more than 2,000 pieces. Pop into Café Gala for tapas snacks starting from $5.50.
For beer lovers, take a tour of the popular Cigar City Brewery, where you can see the entire operation, from the tasting room to the production building, and enjoy a beer in a souvenir pint glass for $5. Yeungling’s second facility also offers brewery tours, with samplings throughout the week and on Saturday free of charge.
Finish the day with dinner and a show at the landmark Columbia Restaurant in Tampa’s historic Ybor City neighborhood. Florida’s oldest restaurant and the world’s largest Spanish restaurant offers diners a taste of local flavor, with classic tapas starting from $6.50, entrees from $18, paella from $24 and sangria from $6.95 per glass. For a $6 cover charge Monday through Saturday. guests can also experience the fire of Flamenco dancing with nightly shows at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
There’s plenty of reasons to head to the picturesque and historic city of Bath, England, in all seasons, but winter sees it transform into an inviting and joyful scene of festivals, markets and lights. Looking for more reasons to visit Bath this winter? Look no further:
At nearly 30,000 square feet, United Airlines’ newest United ClubSM now welcomes Newark Liberty International Airport travelers with its modern design, enhanced amenities, culinary offerings, locally sourced art and furniture and Manhattan skyline views. Seek airport solace at the new location in Terminal C3, near Gate C123.
Variety Cruises calls itself the cruise company for non-cruisers. The small-ship cruise line caters to travelers in numbers of just a few dozen at a time, taking them on voyages to luxurious destinations such as Tahiti, West Africa, Egypt and Israel.
There’s no better time to plan the vacation you’ve been missing. Step aboard with your better half, your friends or the whole family and reconnect, reunite and rejoice with 25 percent off cruise fares for all guests. We’ll also help everyone get there with 25 percent off airfare from 20 major gateways across the country or $100 savings per person on flights from all other gateways when you book your air travel using Flights by Celebrity.*
Sleep is a crucial aspect of a healthy lifestyle, even when traveling. And The Benjamin Royal Sonesta Hotel, in New York City, ensures guests refresh and unwind this season with its new Rest & Renew program, designed for relaxation and rejuvenation. The program includes a curated Pillow Menu, with a pillow selection categorized by sleep position.