Eat

Aguila Sandwich Shop

Stop in at Aguila's to try their version of the Cuban sandwich -- roast pork, ham and Swiss cheese layered between a 12-inch loaf of bread with mayo, mustard and pickles.

3200 West Hillsborough Ave
Tampa, FL 33614

See & Do

Clearwater Beach

Hop across the bay for the broad swaths of white sand at Clearwater Beach, which offers plenty of outdoor activities including jet skiing, parasailing and water biking.

311 S Gulfview Blvd
Clearwater, FL 33767

Sleep

Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk Hotel

Talk about a view! The hotel offers a number of amenities but none more prominent then the view from the heated indoor pool that overlooks the Hillsborough River.

200 N Ashley Dr
Tampa, FL, 33602

Eat

Skipper’s Smokehouse

Skipper’s Smokehouse in Tampa is a place to indulge your wilder side. For example, the alligator ribs -- also known as “Dragon Wings” -- are a one-of-a-kind staple.

910 Skipper Rd
Tampa, FL 33613

See & Do

Tampa Museum of Art

Located in downtown Tampa’s River Arts District on the Riverwalk, the Tampa Museum of Art showcases 20th-century art, as well as Greek, Roman and Etruscan antiquities.

120 Gasparilla Plaza
Tampa, FL 33602