Tampa & West-Central Florida Weekend Getaways and Day Trips

18 travel guides found for Weekend Getaways and Day Trips in Tampa & West-Central Florida.

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A Land of Lakes: Polk City & Lakeland Weekend Getaway
Just barely past Orlando’s attractions area, you’ll find a cluster of small communities that offer a Mayberry-like atmosphere. Don’t ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Lakeland, FL - Day Trips from Orlando

A Place for Mermaids: Brooksville & Weeki Wachee Weekend Getaway
Brooksville was a hotbed of blockade-runner activity during the Civil War, when Confederate troops counted on it to supply them with ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Weeki Wachee, FL - Day Trips from Orlando

A Tropical Delight: Saint Petersburg - Clearwater Weekend Getaway
In the early days, the trip from Tampa all the way to St. Petersburg –Clearwater took an extra half a day after passengers got off ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Saint Petersburg, FL - Day Trips from Orlando

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars Cattle, Oranges, and a Speedway: Avon Park, Sebring, & Lake Placid Weekend Getaway
The sleepy village of Avon Park deep in Florida’s belly hasn’t changed much in decades, which makes it a tempting day trip away from ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Sebring, FL - Day Trips from Orlando

Citrus Country: Mother Nature's Theme Park Weekend Getaway
They call Citrus County “Mother Nature’s Theme Park” for good reason. In a state of famed theme parks, this naturally nature-oriented ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Crystal River, FL - Quick Escapes: Florida

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars Culture on the Beach: Sarasota & Bradenton Weekend Getaway
Long known as one of Florida’s cultural capitals, little Sarasota shines. It has its own theaters, cabaret, dance companies, film ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Sarasota, FL - Day Trips from Orlando

Florida Travel Guide by Fodor's Weekend Getaway
This travel guide is a chapter on Florida excerpted from the book "Fodor's USA." It covers the entire state of Florida region by region ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Tallahassee, FL - Fodor's USA

Florida Travel Information by Rough Guides Weekend Getaway
Brochure images of tanning flesh and Mickey Mouse give an inaccurate and incomplete picture of Florida. Although the aptly nicknamed ...
Published by Rough Guides Orlando, FL - The Rough Guide to USA

Florida's First Theme Park: Winter Haven Weekend Getaway
Water skiing was not invented here, but the sport owes much of its popularity to warm Florida waters, where it became a year-round ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Winter Haven, FL - Day Trips from Orlando

Flroida's "Hill" Country: Poinciana & Lake Wales Weekend Getaway
Poinciana isn’t found on all road maps, but follow our directions and you’ll find a sprawling wilderness untouched by time—and just ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Lake Wales, FL - Day Trips from Orlando

Grapefruit League Spring Training: Orlando/Disney, Vero Beach, Lakeland, Tampa, St. Petersburg Baseball Trip Family Vacation
The home of major-league baseball’s Grapefruit League spring training, Florida is synonymous with the game. There are dozens of parks ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Kissimmee, FL - Fodor's Baseball Vacations

Quiet Lakes and Baseball: Inverness Weekend Getaway
This area is bordered to the west by the Withlacoochee State Forest and to the east by sprawling Tsala Apopka Lake. Ten thousand years ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Inverness, FL - Day Trips from Orlando

Saint Petersburg / Clearwater: Big City Culture and History at the Beach Weekend Getaway
In many ways, St. Petersburg/Clearwater is the “ideal” Florida escape. When it comes to an ideal Sunshine State getaway, most people ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Saint Petersburg, FL - Quick Escapes: Florida

Sleepy Little Towns: Clermont, Bushnell, & Dade City Weekend Getaway
As the sprawling shadow of Orlando spreads over it, Clermont, just west of Orlando, is quickly losing its identity as a separate community. ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Bushnell, FL - Day Trips from Orlando

2 out of 5 stars2 out of 5 stars2 out of 5 stars2 out of 5 stars2 out of 5 stars Tampa: City by the Bay Weekend Getaway
Just an hour from the Orlando area, the Tampa Bay area is a completely different style of city. Though it has several excellent theme ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Tampa, FL - Quick Escapes: Florida

The Amusement Parks of Florida Weekend Getaway
This chapter describes these Florida Amusement Parks: Adventure Island in Tampa, Adventure Landing Shipwreck Island in Jacksonville, ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Jacksonville, FL - The Amusement Park Guide

5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars5 out of 5 stars The City on the Bay: Tampa Weekend Getaway
Save this trip for a two- or three-day weekend because each of the theme parks, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Adventure Island, is worth ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Tampa, FL - Day Trips from Orlando

The Nature Coast: Homosassa, Crystal River, & Cedar Key Weekend Getaway
Gushing springs, ancient Indian relics, seas of manatees floating freely in pristine waters. They add up to a part of Florida unlike ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Crystal River, FL - Day Trips from Orlando