U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Covid-19 Information Page
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Florida > Tampa Bay
 [Register]
Tampa Bay Tampa - St. Petersburg - Clearwater
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 09-14-2010, 07:14 PM
 
Location: Tampa
2,602 posts, read 7,464,761 times
Reputation: 1551

Advertisements

Gas in Tampa is cheap because of the port. It's higher (sometimes dramatically) in more isolated cities like Tallahassee.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 09-14-2010, 07:32 PM
 
Location: Alabama
5 posts, read 5,680 times
Reputation: 13
Having lived in many places all over the US in my 45 years of life (Seattle, Portland, Minneappolis, South Padre Island in deep south Texas, small towns in Arkansas & Alabama, Virginia Beach, etc), I can say that of all the places I've lived or visited, I am beyond excited to be moving to the Tampa Bay area! We've vacationed there and love so much about the area that we decided we had to live out the dream of living there.

Some great things we love about the area that haven't been mentioned:
The Morean Arts Center (in St. Pete)
Pier 60 evenings
Fresh Seafood
The laidback lifestyle
No state income tax
Sunshine Drag Strip (we love drag racing!)
Proximity to Disney/Epcot, NHRA racing in Gainsville, and pro sports events
Sand that doesn't get HOT
Rush hour traffic that actually moves
Cafe's, coffee shops and diners that make open air eating/drinking a joy!
Generally nice people (especially when you've lived as many places as I have, you KNOW this to be true.)
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 09-14-2010, 11:49 PM
 
Location: it depends
6,073 posts, read 5,587,421 times
Reputation: 5774
Did anyone say Molly Goodhead's Raw Bar in Ozona?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 09-20-2010, 09:40 PM
 
Location: Clearwater, FL
65 posts, read 333,277 times
Reputation: 78
Exclamation Kayaking Almost Year-Round!

I love that the weather makes it possible to go kayaking year round, or almost year round! Lots of beautiful places to paddle or drift around and see wildlife you probably wouldn't see any other way.

Photos courtesy Clearwater Daily Photo



Photos copyright Clearwater Daily Photo
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 09-20-2010, 09:47 PM
 
Location: Tampa, FL
27,798 posts, read 27,821,791 times
Reputation: 14611
All the pro sports in the area (PGA, MLB, NHL, NFL, and sometimes NBA preseason).
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:


Settings
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2020 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > Florida > Tampa Bay
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:53 PM.

© 2005-2020, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Contact Us - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37 - Top