Scroll down for day trip suggestions. Or for easier filtering by activity type and location, simply visit my LovingStPete main page and sort accordingly for Day Trips. While we really never have to leave the Pinellas County area, it’s still fun to occasionally leave town. Day trips are 1 to 2 1/2 hours away and doable in a day.

My name is Mike Braswell and I’m Real Estate agent in the Tampa Bay area. I truly love our area and even started @LovingStPete on Facebook and Instagram for over 15 thousand followers to reference. My main focus is waterfront properties, though I’d love to earn your business no matter the location! Please contact me if you would like to discuss our area or St Petersburg Real Estate.

TreeUmph! Adventure Course in Bradenton

2022-06-03T08:08:51-04:00

TreeUmph! Bradenton - Adventure Course! Published: 06/02/22 - Trying to add a few activities to LovingStPete.com for you to include in your summertime mix. A few days ago I added Vertical Ventures, a climbing studio for all ages, right here in St Pete. Next up is TreeUmph adventure course! Anyone familiar? 1400 Google Reviews with [...]

TreeUmph! Adventure Course in Bradenton2022-06-03T08:08:51-04:00

What To Do in Tampa After Riding Cross-Bay Ferry

2022-05-14T10:52:18-04:00

What To Do in Tampa After Riding Cross-Bay Ferry Cross Bay Ferry, post two! Tips and what to do in Tampa after riding the Cross-Bay Ferry (in walking distance). First, thanks for following along as we explore our incredible area. We appreciate you! #LiveWhereYouVacation Walking along Tampa's Riverwalk This post focuses on a 15-minute eastern [...]

What To Do in Tampa After Riding Cross-Bay Ferry2022-05-14T10:52:18-04:00

Cross-Bay Ferry Between St Pete and Tampa

2022-05-14T10:18:35-04:00

Cross-Bay Ferry Between St Pete and Tampa Who is familiar with the Cross-Bay Ferry between Downtown St Pete and Tampa? It exceeded our expectations, and we’ll definitely return. You’ll find some general thoughts on our day trip below! My next post will provide tips and things to do in Tampa, all walkable from the ferry [...]

Cross-Bay Ferry Between St Pete and Tampa2022-05-14T10:18:35-04:00

Manatee Viewing Center in Apollo Beach

2022-05-14T09:09:29-04:00

Manatee Viewing Center in Apollo Beach - Free Has anyone been to the Manatee Viewing Center in Apollo Beach! We don’t normally have two ‘over the bridge’ adventures in such close succession, however this one is cool temperature sensitive, so posting it now. For my Wild Roots giveaway winners from @LovingStPete on Facebook and Instagram, [...]

Manatee Viewing Center in Apollo Beach2022-05-14T09:09:29-04:00

North Pole Express in Parrish Florida

2022-05-13T21:47:31-04:00

North Pole Express in Parrish Florida North Pole Express (1 of 2). You may recall our video/post about the ‘Train Robbery Experience’ back in January. Well, the same Florida Railroad Museum also offers a ‘North Pole Express’ experience. We can now confirm first-hand, it’s great! Note this is in Parrish, about 45 minutes away from [...]

North Pole Express in Parrish Florida2022-05-13T21:47:31-04:00

HarvestMoon Fun Farm – Fall Festival

2022-05-13T17:07:02-04:00

HarvestMoon Fun Farm - Fall Festival Sixteen tickets to the HarvestMoon Fun Farm are up for grabs! Two followers on Instagram and two on Facebook will each win four tickets. To enter, simply comment w/ the HarvestMoon activity your kids (or you) look forward to the most. Colt would love if you tag someone you’ll [...]

HarvestMoon Fun Farm – Fall Festival2022-05-13T17:07:02-04:00

Rainbow River Tubing and Springs Daytrip

2022-05-08T14:40:50-04:00

Rainbow River and Springs Daytrip - Tubing When friends ask if you can join them on a float down the Rainbow River, say “YES!”, as we did on Sunday. While it’s a 2 hr drive from St. Pete, we’re talking about a Registered National Landmark, Aquatic Preserve and an “Outstanding Florida Waterway”. Each day, 400 [...]

Rainbow River Tubing and Springs Daytrip2022-05-08T14:40:50-04:00

Medieval Times in Orlando – Unique and Fun

2022-05-08T14:26:15-04:00

Medieval Times a Unique Day Trip for Entire Family As you know, we occasionally explore activities up to 2 hrs away through our #LovingStPeteDayTrips series. With a 6 yr old who’s enthralled by Ninjago and other ‘warrior’ shows, Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament in Kissimmee seemed like a solid fit for this series. And it [...]

Medieval Times in Orlando – Unique and Fun2022-05-08T14:26:15-04:00

Weeki Wachee Springs and Underwater Theater

2022-05-12T18:20:14-04:00

Weeki Wachee Springs and Underwater Theater First, make sure you are Following @LovingStPete on Facebook and Instagram for local activity ideas and day trips to unique places! We are grateful for your support! 👨‍👩‍👦 🏝 Now to discuss our recent day trip to Weeki Wachee Springs! Brief history of Weeki Wachee Did you know the [...]

Weeki Wachee Springs and Underwater Theater2022-05-12T18:20:14-04:00

Universal City Walk Made Free

2022-05-12T22:39:39-04:00

Universal City Walk - An Affordable Day Trip [This day trip has zero entrance fee] The sheer number of unique areas & activities around the Tampa Bay area is incredible. Believe this is where I’m supposed to use the #LiveWhereYouVacation hashtag. However, even in paradise, some days we need a change of scenery. This is [...]

Universal City Walk Made Free2022-05-12T22:39:39-04:00
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