Plan Your Trip


Looking for a day out? Here are some of the best local spots. Anything with a ✨symbol are places we personally recommend (our list grows as we continue to explore the area)! Other locations are recommendations by previous guests, friends or highly rated by other locals.



Shrimp Boat Grill

Casual eatery also offering steak, seafood & Italian plates, with a daily prix-fixe option. Highly recommended!

1020 Bloomingdale Ave,
Valrico FL 33596
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Stonewood Grill & Tavern

Chophouse chain serving surf 'n' turf, wine & cocktails in a stylish dining room & bar. A fun and delicious place to eat where you can cook your steak or seafood on a stone (or they'll do it for you back in the kitchen).

612 East Bloomingdale Avenue
Brandon, Florida, 33511
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Sticky Rice

A small, family-owned restaurant serving up fresh, unique sushi rolls and hard-to-find delicacies such as otoro (fatty tuna), uni (sea urchin), and real wasabi.

11351 Big Bend Rd
Riverview, FL 33579
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Sushi Kampai

Want some tasty sushi delivered to you so you don't have to go out at all? Ask us for our copy of their delivery menu! 

10312 Bloomingdale Ave
Riverview, FL 33578
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Fred's Market Restaurant

Family-friendly chain offshoot offering homestyle comfort food & a buffet in down-to-earth digs.

6501 US HWY 301 S
Riverview, FL 33578
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A neighborhood Krafthouse and coffee shop where parents can enjoy a comfortable and relaxing dining experience while their children participate in supervised creative play.

10312 Bloomingdale Ave Suite 101
Riverview, FL 33578
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Boca Kitchen Bar Market

Sustainable, farm-to-table American & international dishes served at a modern, open plan venue with veranda tables.

11206 Sullivan St
Riverview, FL 33578
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Tuk Tuk Thai Fusion

Only about a 5-minute drive, we've heard this place has the best thai food in the whole Tampa area. They also deliver.

10471 Gibsonton Dr
Riverview, FL 33578
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Remi's Minis

Craving sweets? Check out this speciality mini donut and coffee shop that serves out of a 1963 Airstream!

11267 Winthrop Main St
Riverview, FL 33578
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GQT Riverview 14 GDX

Dinner and a show, comfy seats with all the best movies! Enjoy this new theater with reclining chairs and Features Gastropub.

9390 Theater Drive
Gibsonton, FL 33534
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A fun, safe indoor skydiving facility. A truly unique experience; it's really a blast!

10654 Palm River Rd
Tampa, FL 33619
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Sprawling entertainment venue with a high-tech driving range & swanky lounge with drinks & games. It is fun for the golfer and non-golfer alike. I like it especially at night with all the lights!

10690 Palm River Rd
Tampa, FL 33619
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International Independent Showmen's Museum

Museum exploring the heritage of American carnivals, with exhibits, memorabilia & antique rides.

6938 Riverview Dr
Riverview, FL 33578
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Time Trapped Escape Room

Tampa's most unique Escape Room Game just minutes from Ybor, Downtown Tampa & Brandon.

9270 Bay Plaza Blvd Suite #630
Tampa, FL 33619
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Busch Gardens

Busch Gardens Tampa is a 335-acre African-themed animal theme park. The roller coasters in the park are said to be among the best and most thrilling in the state of Florida, featuring inversions and fast speeds. About a 25-minute drive from our property.

10165 N McKinley Dr
Tampa, FL 33612
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ZooTampa at Lowry Park

A 63-acre nonprofit zoo that was voted the #1 Family Friendly Zoo in the US by Parents Magazine in 2009, and is recognized by the State of Florida as the center for Florida wildlife conservation and biodiversity. About a 25-minute drive from our property.

1101 W Sligh Ave
Tampa, FL 33604
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The Alley at Southshore

Bowling alley with leagues & lessons plus an arcade, a laser maze, billiards & a bar & grill.

10221 Big Bend Rd
Riverview, FL 33578
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Alafia Scrub Nature Preserve

This 80-acre nature preserve includes diverse habitats, including hammock, scrub, creeks, ravines, shoreline and tidal marsh. Marked hiking trails include a 0.8-mile loop and a 1.3-mile loop. A scenic overlook on the Alafia River is a half-mile from the trailhead. 

Ask us for directions - it's adjacent to our property! We also include a free group preserve walk during your stay.

Bell Creek Nature Preserve

This 477-acre preserve is home to a diversity of habitat types, including a rare scrub area which supports one of the largest known populations of the endangered Florida golden aster. The five-mile hiking trail will lead visitors through this and other areas such as flatwoods, sandhill, and open grasslands for a glimpse of the wildlife that call these areas home.

10940 McMullen Road
Riverview, FL 33569
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Keel and Curley Winery

One of the top Winery Destinations anywhere in the United States. Outdoor seating, dancing, and fun!

5210 Thonotosassa Rd
Plant City, FL 33565
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The Stein & Vine

Relaxed bar offering a global wine selection & local beers, plus burgers, tater tots & 'pig wings.'

827 W Bloomingdale Ave
Brandon, FL 33511
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Westfield Brandon

The shopping mall includes a variety of department stores, chain stores, specialty shops, restaurants & other nearby shopping centers.

459 Brandon Town Center Dr
Brandon, FL 33511
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Gibsonton Walmart Supercenter

Very close to the property so you can easily pick up anything you need.

9205 Gibsonton Dr
Gibsonton, FL 33534
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