Florida Hotel Reservations
Visiting Tampa & West Central Florida
Summer visitors won’t have a hard time understanding how Florida earned the nickname “the Sunshine State.” Long, sunny days allow for all sorts of outdoor excitement in the Tampa Bay area, from relaxation on the white sands of the region’s virtually endless beaches to explorations of destinations like Lake Manatee State Park.
What’s more, this time of year sees event calendars in communities from Tampa to Crystal River to Venice fill with more special events, festivals, sports, and family-friendly fun than any other time of year.
Tampa sports fans are in for an exciting summer with with the Tampa Bay Rays. The team goes to bat at Tropicana Field, where a domed roof means games go rain or shine. Check the schedule to be a part of the action – the 2016 MLB season goes through the first week of October.
On May 22nd, the 2016 Harbour Island Art Walk is a chance to see the artistic side of Tampa. The event fills the Riverwalk Waterfront with artists, crafts makers, and other vendors offering one-of-a-kind items, specialty foods, and more. Things get colorful at noon.
And it doesn't stop there – On the first Sunday of every month this summer, visitors are invited to enjoy the 2016 Channelside Bay Plaza's Artisan Market series in Tampa, which features live music, locally grown and handpicked produce, artisanal goods, and more. Be there early for the best selection – the market opens at 11 a.m.
Main Street, in downtown Dunedin, is set to host the 2016 Downtown Dunedin Craft Festival on June 25th and 26th. Come grab some homemade jewelry, pottery, stained glass, and more. This event is free of admission.
Travel Region Favorites
- Top 5 Florida Coasters
Catch the ride of your life in Florida!
We’ve listed Florida’s Favorite Five Roller Coasters to cut down your search for thrills in the Sunshine State. Enjoy Florida’s rip-roaring rides, and be sure to hang on to those sunglasses.
- 8 Unique Florida Water Sports
Surfs up in Florida
Enjoy an array of unique water Florida water sports. From windsurfing to stand up paddle boarding, hit the open waters in Florida.
- Best Things to Do in Tampa
Explore Cigar City
Explore the Tampa Bay area for shopping and attractions like the Gasparilla Pirate Festival, Ybor City, and Busch Gardens.
- Best Things to Do in Jacksonville
Some of our favorite things to see and do in Jacksonville – from a day at the beach to a night at the museum.
- Best Things to Do in Key West
Your itinerary for the all-encompassing Key West experience, with everything from walks on the beach to walks down the main drag.
- Best Things to Do in Miami
The very best things to see and do in Miami – from a day at the beach to a night on the scene.
- Best Things to Do in Orlando
Your itinerary for your next Orlando visit – with everything from a day at the amusement park to a balloon ride through the clouds.
- Best Things to Do in Daytona Beach
Downtown Daytona Beach
Some of our favorite things to see and do in Daytona Beach – from a day at the races to a night on the town.
- Best Things to Do in Fort Lauderdale
Downtown Fort Lauderdale
Your best bets for an unforgettable Fort Lauderdale experience, with everything from sun and sand to sports and entertainment.
- Best Things to Do in Pensacola
Some of the best ways to experience Pensacola – from sun and sand to ships and stripes.
10 Best Western Hotels
in Tampa & West Central Florida
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Best Western Plus Bradenton Hotel & Suites
Best Western Crystal River Resort
Best Western Plus Yacht Harbor Inn
Best Western Mulberry Hotel
Best Western Plus Siesta Key Gateway
Best Western Tampa
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