Best Of 2018

Best place to get naked and escape your concussion: TAMPA FLOATS

Disclaimer: I’m not a doctor. That said, I scored the first concussion of my life this summer and rocked the most righteous of headaches for at least a week. Thankfully, Tampa Floats, a sensory deprivation tank center off North Dale Mabry Highway, was there to give me a place to strip down, jam silicone into my ears and unplug by floating in a ten-inch chamber of water with 1,000 pounds of salt mixed in. I won’t flat-out say that I left my body, but I did spend an hour cracking all my bones, listening to myself breathe and nodding off more than once. I’d never unplugged like that before, and, believe it or not, my headache went away. I can’t wait to go back. 14405 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa. 813-279-8899, tampafloats.com. —RR