5 Ideas for a Date Night in Tampa

It’s that time again – date night! Finding something exciting, new, and fresh for date night can be tricky, so we’ve done the hard work for you. Head out and grab a bite to eat at some of the coolest restaurants around Tampa or see some of the amazing sights that this city has to offer. Here are our favorite date night picks!

Dine in at Armature Works

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Armature Works is a foodie-lovers dream! This 22,000 square foot industrial market features a wide variety of delicious dishes and dining options to suit everyone’s unique tastes. With an unobstructed view of the Hillsborough River and downtown Tampa, Armature Works offers a relaxing but modern atmosphere. Featuring over 15 different restaurants with dishes ranging from pad thai to authentic wood-fired pizza and everywhere in between, you’re sure to find something to hit the spot!

Sightsee Tampa on the Riverwalk

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Take time to connect with the city and explore the beautiful sights and sounds of Tampa from The Tampa Riverwalk. This 2.7 mile walk runs along the Hillsborough River to the Garrison Canal and can be walked, biked, or grab a scooter and zip along the waterfront! The waterfront also features attractions such as bars and restaurants. At night the path is beautifully illuminated and makes for a fun, romantic evening.

See a Film at the Tampa Theatre

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Head out to the movies and experience the incredible Tampa Theatre! Built in 1926, the Tampa Theatre is a beloved icon of the community and features a wide range of independent, foreign, and documentary films. The theater also offers live shows and exciting annual events, so plan your date night accordingly!

Get Inspired at the Tampa Museum of Art

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Spend your afternoon exploring the innovative and modern Tampa Museum of Art! The museum is located downtown Tampa and has a wide exhibit of modern and contemporary art as well as Greek, Roman and Etruscan antiquities. Feeling creative? Join a creative and engaging small art class and bring home your creations!

Sit Down and Relax at Cena

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Looking for a romantic evening dinner? Cena is located in the vibrant Channel District of Tampa and features modern, fresh Italian cuisine in a relaxing atmosphere. Their menu includes a variety of authentic Italian appetizers, a variety of pasta dishes, seafood, lamb, pizza, and much more! Don’t forget to top off your meal with a delightful desert to finish. Reserve your spot today at this popular restaurant!

As a company, SerVacations values community and connecting people to cities (like Tampa!) by offering single-day and multi-day tours, we love sharing ideas to strengthen relationships and help you feel rejuvenated. One of the unique features that SerVacations has to offer is that we combine the benefits of a vacation or getaway with serving the community through volunteer opportunities or even by donating proceeds to fund local nonprofits. If you’re interested in some of our single-day and multi-day tours, see what’s coming up on our Current Tours page.

Group Size
12 to 50

Homeschool Multi-Day SerVacations

Let us provide your homeschool group’s families with the opportunity to bring learning to life by discovering history, literature, science, and engineering in the places they actually happened! Mom’s and Dad’s can relax and leave the driving to us. With deluxe transportation provided, you can focus on having fun as a family and see more in the same amount of time. Below are some tour itineraries that are pre-designed with homeschool groups in mind, but we can also customize a tour to the destination of your choice. We will be adding new tours on a weekly basis, so keep checking back for new ideas!

Group leaders, we can help make the planning seamless for you whether your are looking to fly or bus from your area, or if you wish to let everyone make their own travel arrangements and meet in destination at the group hotel. Give us a call or contact us by filling out the inquiry form to the right telling us what trips you might be interested in and a possible timeframe, and we’ll be back in touch shortly with a sample itinerary to help you plan a vacation that’s sure to please all your families!

8 days
Group Size
24 to 40

Father's Day Baseball Lovers Tour of the Heartland! June 12-19, 2024

Make it the best Father's Day ever by traveling the Midwest with dad, enjoying sightseeing, shows, watching baseball, volunteering, and experiencing the best of American hospitality! Families will experience all the best sightseeing in “The Windy City” of Chicago, take a behind-the-scenes tour at historic Wrigley Field, and enjoy a Cubs game! Then you will head to Des Moines, IA for a Volunteer Service Opportunity and a AAA Iowa Cubs game, stopping at the World’s Largest Truck Stop and going to a show! Take a day trip to visit Omaha, Nebraska and the College World Series, home to legendary investor Warren Buffett and the largest city in Nebraska! We’ll then head on to Dyersville, IA to play ball on the Field of Dreams and tour the famous movie site before doing some sightseeing in Galena and Rockford, IL (to learn about the Rockford Peaches made famous in the movie “A League of their Own,”) while heading back to Chicago for the flight home!

* The itinerary below is based on last year’s schedule. Games and theater shows will be selected based on scheduling and availability.

Group Size
10 to 50

Homeschool Family Day Trips in Central Florida

Are you looking for meaningful , curriculum-based travel experiences with hands-on learning opportunities? Desire to show your children the importance of giving back? Our homeschool day trips combine volunteering and vacation into one, and are a unique and engaging way to supplement their classroom learning. By participating in volunteer vacations with SerVacations you are not only providing your children with unforgettable travels, but you are also instilling valuable lessons about community-building and service. And it’s not just a vacation for the kids! Parents and grandparents love the opportunity to relax for the day, meet other homeschool families, and experience new things through their children’s’ eyes.

Group Leaders, please check out some of our sample tour destinations below. Tell us what you’re interested in by clicking “Ask A Question” to the right and we’ll be in touch with pricing, details, and availability, or call us at 813-498-2229 to get started planning your group’s tour. We provide you with a private URL for your tour, and take care of all the registration and payment for your group. We are adding new itineraries every week. If you have a location in mind, please let us know!