Given the “New Normal” many may find it a little challenging to focus on the simple things in life.
No matter what life throws at us, it’s always important to remember to take time to smell the roses and keep in focus those things in our lives that are the most important to us. AND what’s that you might ask? Well, the answer to that question may be different for each individual but for most, family and love ones usually makes the cut.
Some may be a little reluctant to get back out there to “smell the roses” but for those who are willing to take a chance, here is a list of some “Date Night” spots and ideas for you to consider to not only reconnect with the world but potentially with each other.
#1 St. Pete Pier This 26 acre up -and-coming hot spot is great for families and couples alike offering you both spectacular views alone with a wide range of dining options. Weather you’re seeking to partake in a full-on dining experience, enjoying some libations while taking in the great bayside views, or just simply enjoying a leisurely stroll down the pier, St. Pete pier has a little something for everyone.
#2 Salt Shack On the Bay This hidden treasure of a restaurant is a great spot to visit if you’re seeking to set the mood for tranquility and romance. With their panoramic waterfront views, picturesque sunsets, and tasty Caribbean cuisine, couples are sure to leave this spot feeling like they’ve transcended to a mini-vacation spot on “date night”. If you haven’t the chance as of yet, be sure to check out this location for a getaway right in Tampa Bay’s backyard. https://salt-shack.com/
# 3 The Getaway In speaking of getaway spots, The Getaway is also another crowd pleaser for that coastal ambience with a layer back atmosphere to match. This bayside Tiki Bar is great for couples seeking to enjoy a night out with fresh air, dinner, and maybe even a favorite tropical cocktail
#4 Topgolf Looking to be a little more active family or that special person in your life then Topgolf is a place to do just that. Offering good food, music, and of course golf, this spot provides a promising opportunity for couples to play and connect either with each other or with others in a group or double date setting. http://www.topgolf.com/tampa
# 5 E Boats Tampa Enjoy being active? Why not try a little boating with a loved one. Located in the heart of Downtown Tampa, couple s and groups up to 10 can enjoy cruising down Tampa’s waterways; operated by YOU, while taking in some of the sights of downtown’s more iconic spots. If you’re looking to be the “captain” of your own destiny on “Date Night” then EBoats are a way to make that happen. Eboatstampa. Com
# 6 Catch a Sunset @ Pass-A-Grill If you are looking to keep it simple, why not just catch a sunset at the beach? So, kick off your shoes and relax your feet in the sands of Pass-A-Grill while maybe enjoying a picnic or light refreshment with that special someone. Rumor has it that Pass-A- Grill has some of the best sunsets around so why not take a trip out and find out for yourselves? Don’t forget to take pictures! Visit http://pass-a-grillebeach.com/ for more information.
# 7 Biking Bayshore Enjoy biking? Why not bike the Longest sidewalk in the world. This 4.5 miles sidewalk located on Hillsborough Bay in South Tampa can be the perfect place to engage in exercise while unwinding with the sights of the Tampa Bay skyline. So why not get out there and do a little biking with that special someone and stir up a little romance while also engaging in some recreation. For more information on Bayshore Park Trails please contact Tampagov.net – B ayshore Linear Park Trail
# 8 Cooking with Sur la table Interested in spicing things up on “date night”? How about trying an online cooking class and see what you and your partner can get cooked up. Sur la Table offers a variety of cooking cuisine’s to fit just about anyones taste and can be that change of pace that one might need to shake things up on date night. interested in checking it out? Then go to Surlatable.com for more details.
# 9 Painting with a Twist Care to bring out your inner Picasso? Let’s see you do it in the presence of a loved one. This fun little activity can truly bring a twist on date night as you to create something original and unique together. To find a location near you, go to paintingwithatwist.com
# 10 Keel & Curley Winery For those wine lovers out there checking out one of Florida‘s wineries It’s always a good idea. Located in the heart of Plant city, you and your sweetheart can take a drive to this vineyard and indulge in many of the local fruit flavored wines that this location has to offer. During your visit consider grabbing a bite to eat or taking a brewery/winery tour to enhance your “date night” experience. For more information visit keelfarms.com