34 kid-friendly activities to do within driving distance of Tampa Bay

What follows is a list of kid-friendly activities that’ll help you not only entertain junior, but yourself, too. We’ve arranged them by…

By CL Staff

Snorkel Ichetucknee Springs State Park
    171 miles from Tampa International Airport
    12087 SW US-Hwy 27, Fort White. Open 8 a.m.-sunset.
    Daydream while floating over deep-cyan ripples of Ichetucknee’s spring-fed flows.  Eventually, make your way to the Blue Hole, where 67 million gallons of water flow each day from seemingly endless dark blue depths. This relaxing river float holds glass-like waters and endless family photo backdrops. Admission runs $6 per vehicle.
    Photo via Pengd0t, CC BY-SA 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons
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25 kid-friendly Tampa Bay restaurants that are actually good

The term "kid-friendly restaurant" doesn't mean you have to eat next to a skee-ball game. Here are some good local spots that…

By CL Staff

Nebraska Mini Mart  
    4815 N, Nebraska Ave, Tampa 813-231-9522
    Sitting indoors and eating is too mainstream. Head over to Nebraska Mini-Mart where you can enjoy great food, like they’re fried garlic wings, and beers, while getting your ass handed to you in shuffleboard.  
    Photo via Nebraska Mini Mart/Facebook
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