Activities in Bayshore Gardens

90-Minute Sailing Tour for Two or Four from Whisper Sailing (Up to 56% Off)

Whisper Sailing

NE Taylor Boat Marina

Pairs or foursomes climb aboard a handcrafted sailboat for a scenic tour

$40 $20

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18 Holes of Golf for Two or Four Including Cart, Balls, and Beers at The Preserve Golf Club (Up to 61% Off)

The Preserve Golf Club

Tara

With water in play on nine holes, the 18-hole course incorporates the area's natural wetlands and mature trees into a challenging layout

$128 $50

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$14 for One Round of Mini Golf for Two at Smuggler's Cove (Up to $25.98 Value)

Smuggler's Cove

Multiple Locations

Pirate-themed miniature golf where balls roll past waterfalls & into caves; exhibits such as golfing with the gators feature live alligators

$25.98 $14

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Fruit-Farm Outing with Grove Tour and Ice Cream for Two or Four at Mixon Fruit Farms (Up to 56% Off)

Mixon Fruit Farms

Bradenton

Tram tours wind through citrus trees and stop at a wildlife refuge before dropping visitors off at the café for ice cream

$27.30 $12

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One or Two Months of Kids' Karate Lessons and Optional Uniform at Kickin' It Karate (Up to 57% Off)

Kickin' It Karate

Bradenton

One or two months of unlimited lessons teach kids martial arts skills under the supervision of a lifelong martial artist

$75 $35

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2.5-Hour Discover Sailing Class for One or Two from Seaduced Watercraft Adventures (Up to 50% Off)

Seaduced Watercraft Adventures

Bradenton

Seasoned sailors on a 30-foot boat demonstrate basic sail handling, boat safety, and boat parts during 2.5-hour classes

$199 $99

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Fitness Assessment and Customized Workout Plan at Key 2 Life Training (70% Off)

Key 2 Life Training

Bradenton

Detailed fitness assessment and customized fitness layout from Charlene Ramirez, an ACE-certified personal trainer.

$80 $24

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$46 for a 60-Minute Golf Lesson with Video Swing Analysis at Gulf Coast Golf Academy ($125 Value)

Gulf Coast Golf Academy

Lakewood Ranch - Bradenton

Top-rated PGA Master Professional helps golfers reach performance breakthroughs during private lesson with video swing analysis

$125 $46

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Flyboarding Sessions for One, Two, or Up to Six People from Top Gun Flyboards (Up to 55% Off)

Top Gun Flyboards

Bradenton

Riders soar up to 25 feet above the water under the supervision of an instructor after a simple training session

$99 $49

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$25 for One Month of Group Dance Lessons at Bradenton Dance Center ($120 Value)

Bradenton Dance Center

Bradenton

Dances taught range from the fox trot, rumba, tango, and polka to salsa and country-Western dances

$120 $25

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Two- or Four-Hour Kayak or Paddleboard Rental for Two People at Kayak Valet (Up to 51% Off)

Kayak Valet

Multiple Locations

Kayaks and paddleboards designed for safety and stability engage first-timers in water sports.

$80 $39

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10 Hot Yoga Classes from Thavma Bikram Yoga (70% Off)

Thavma Yoga

Lakewood Ranch

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$150 $45

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Two- or Four-Week Body Transformation Boot Camp at Redzone Performance Fitness Center (Up to 65% Off)

Redzone Performance Fitness Center

Bradenton

Qualified trainers lead intense boot-camp workouts designed to help maximize fat burn

$100 $49

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$15 for $30 Worth of Services at Manatee Kenpo Karate Studio

Manatee Kenpo Karate Studio

Palmetto

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$30 $15

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$29 for Visit for Four to Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary (Up to $60 Value) 

Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary

Sarasota

Lions, tigers, bears, ligers, birds, lemurs, tortoises, primates, and a petting zoo await visitors at this wildlife sanctuary

$60 $29

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Tickets for One or Two to the Sarasota Zombie Crawl (50% Off).

Zombie Crawl USA

Mira Mar Beach

Guests donning their best zombie looks sip complimentary cocktails on a bar crawl that ends in a costume contest for cash and prizes

$40 $20

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$25 for Two Games of Bowling with Shoe Rental for Up to Four People at Sarasota Lanes (Up to $56 Value)

Sarasota Lanes

Downtown Partnership

Mainstay bowling alley with more than 50-year history boasts 36 lanes, snack bar, and pro shop

$56 $25

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Family Friendly Show & Museum Admission for 2 or 4 at the Ringling International Arts Festival (Up to 59% Off)

Ringling International Arts Festival

Sarasota

Three voice actors, a foley artist, and a pianist tell a family-friendly tale of alien invasion and international intrigue

$120 $49

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Glow-in-the-Dark Mini Golf and Optional Laser Maze at Glowgolf (Up to 60% Off). Four Options Available.

Glowgolf

Multiple Locations

Luminescent golf balls, putters, and walls illume players negotiating a tricky, themed course; lasers crisscross challenging maze

$16 $8

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Two Private Dance Lessons and One Group Class for One or Two People at Empire Ballroom Studio (Up to 90% Off)

Empire Ballroom Studio

Rosemary District

Instructors with international experience lead classes that focus on fundamental skills and self-expression through dance

$259 $25

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$25 for $100 Worth of Dance Lessons — Dynasty Dance Clubs

Dynasty Dance Clubs

Sarasota

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$100 $25

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$85 for Three Private Dance Lessons and One Group Lesson at Arthur Murray Sarasota ($375 Value)

Arthur Murray Sarasota

Sarasota

Instructors teach students of any skill level latin dance rhythms or traditional ballroom steps

$375 $85

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One, Two, or Three Hours of Golf-Swing Instruction at Reason Golf Academy (Up to 72% Off)

Reason Golf Academy

Sarasota

Golf instructor's three decades of experience combine with P3ProSwing analysis to help players fine tune swings

$175 $49

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$45 for a Golf Enhancement Experience at Conaway Golf Instruction (Up to $120 Value)

Conaway Golf Instruction

Tatum Ridge Golf Links

Instructors adjust golf swings to fit a student's unique traits while mapping out strategies to obtain on-the-course goals

$120 $45

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One Month of Unlimited Boot-Camp Classes for One or Two People at Davis Training (Up to 86% Off)

Davis Training

Sarasota

Husband-wife team orchestrates 45 minutes of intense, full-body boot camp exercises

$180 $29

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$25 for $50 Groupon — AllStar Music Academy Inc

Allstar Music Academy Inc

Desoto Village

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$50 $25

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One Month of Martial-Arts Classes or a Martial-Arts Birthday Party at Lee's Traditional Taekwondo (Up to 89% Off)

Lee's Traditional Taekwondo

Sarasota

One month of classes teaches fundamental tae kwon do skills; birthday parties include a martial-arts demonstration and pizza party

$199 $22

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Paddleboard Lesson with One or Two Hours of Paddling for One or Two at Siesta Key Paddleboards (Up to 68% Off)

Siesta Key Paddleboards

Sarasota

Students learn how to sit, kneel, and stand on a board before enjoying one or two hours of self-guided paddling

$60 $20

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Barn Tour and Riding Lesson for One or Two, or Three Riding Lessons for One at Valley Ridge Ranch (Up to 58% Off)

Valley Ridge Ranch

Myakka Valley Ranches

Tour a spacious, rustic horse barn and bond with four-legged friends during private riding lessons

$60 $29

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Two- to Three-Hour Sunset Boat Cruise for Up to Six ($375 Value)

Hook'um Charters

The Docks, Sarasota Hyatt Regency

A family-friendly charter whisk sightseers out to sea for gorgeous views of the skyline and ocean horizon at sunset

$375 $195

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Child or Adult Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Membership at Wolf Pack Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu (Up to 64% Off)

Wolf Pack Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Sarasota

Instructors walk students through the joint locks, chokes and take-downs that make Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu renowned among fighters

$95 $35

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12 or 24 One-Hour Boot-Camp Sessions at RC Fit Camp / RC Fitness (Up to 61% Off)

RC Fit Camp / RC Fitness

Sarasota

Boot-camp participants burn fat, build muscle tone, and gain stamina during intensive full-body workouts

$149 $59

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$16.99 for Outing for Four to Sarasota Children’s Garden (Up to 58% Value)

Sarasota Children's Garden

Gillespie Park

Two-acre interactive garden with wooden pirate ship, koi pond, topiaries & whimsical sculptures

$40 $16.99

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A Private Music Lesson from The Suzuki Institute (44% Off)

Suzuki Institute School Of Music, Inc.

Sarasota

Violin, piano, or guitar lesson from an instructor with a doctorate in music education; ages 4 through adult

$34 $19

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$14 for $25 Worth of Dance Lessons at Premier Dance Studio

Premier Dance Studio

Sarasota

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$25 $14

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One-Hour On-Land Intro to Kite Boarding Lessons for One or Two at Highroller Kiteboarding (Up to 56% Off)

Highroller Kiteboarding

Siesta Key Beach

One-hour intro to kiteboarding (or kitesurfing) beach classes teach the extreme sport’s basics, from general concepts to how to self-rescue

$100 $49

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$39 for Three Private Lessons and Unlimited Group Classes for One Month at Beyond Dancing ($240 Value)

Beyond Dancing

Multiple Locations

Experienced instructors guide students through Latin and ballroom dance moves

$240 $39

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Personal Training or Classes from Drew Adkison Fitness (Up to 83% Off)

Drew Adkison Fitness

Sarasota

Certified trainer helps create personalized exercise regimens and leads fitness classes; includes access to weights and cardio machines

$304 $59

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Breeders Cup at the Ranch for One or Two at Premier Sports Campus on November 1, at 12 p.m. (Up to 50% Off)

Derby Day at the Ranch

Premier Sports Campus

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Watch the Breeders Cup World Championships on a giant LCD screen, with music from local favorites

$150 $99

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$29 for Dance Package with Private and Group Lessons at Dancin on the Suncoast ($198 Value)

Dancin on the Suncoast

San Marco Plaza

Dancers of any level can develop and sharpen their skills through private and group social-dance classes

$198 $29

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$99 for a 2.5-Hour Boat Trip from Second Wind Marine Inc. ($225 Value)

Second Wind Marine Inc.

Osprey

Captain helms the 25-foot pontoon boat as passengers go fishing or soak in the sights

$225 $99

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One- or Two-Hour Kayak or Paddleboard Rentals for One or Two at Watersports at Little Harbor Resort (Up to 60% Off)

Water Sports at Little Harbor

Little Harbor Resort

One- and two-seater kayaks; easy-to-navigate paddleboards; region teeming with dolphins, stingrays, and manatees

$25 $12

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5, 10, or Month Unlimited Beach Yoga Classes, or Standup Paddleboard Yoga at Beach Yoga Pinellas (Up To 54% Off)

Beach Yoga Pinellas

Multiple Locations

Stress melts and muscles strengthen during beachside routines that incorporate Iyengar poses, paddleboard yoga, and Ashtanga sequences

$60 $29

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$20 for 30 Classes from MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass ($350 Value)

MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

$350 $20

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$259 for a Five-Hour Private Boat Charter for Up to Six from Island Ferry ($499 Value)

Island Ferry

Pass-a-Grille Beach

In luxury watercrafts, passengers take in costal views; the BYOB cruises are helmed by U.S. Coast Guard–licensed captains

$499 $259

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$20 for 30-Class Yoga and Fitness Pass from Yoga & Fitness Passport ($300 Value)

Yoga & Fitness Passport

Multiple Locations

Students can use this 30-class pass at multiple locations to take everything from yoga to Zumba, signing up on an easy online platform

$300 $20

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Five or Ten Total-Body Toning Cardiovascular Bootcamp Classes at Heart Shape Workout (Up to 75% Off)

Heart Shape Workout

Island Inn Beach Resort

Classes such as Testoworkout and Estroworkout tone the entire body with a combination of dietetic, cardiovascular, and resistance exercises

$200 $59

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10 or 20 Yoga Classes at Gulfport Yoga (Up to 71% Off)

Gulfport Yoga

Gulfport Florida

Flow, restorative, and hot yoga classes suitable for practitioners of all skill levels

$100 $36

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Cabaret of Magic Show on Friday or Saturday at 7 p.m. Through October 15 (Up to 38% Off)

Cabaret of Magic

Cabaret of Magic

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Veteran magician known for the floating card-box effect dazzles with sleight of hand and mental manipulation in an intimate parlor show

$32.10 $20

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10 or 15 90-Minute Bikram Hot-Yoga Classes at Gulf Coast Yoga (Up to 67% Off)

Gulf Coast Yoga

Gulf Coast Yoga

Inside a heated studio, yoga instructors lead students of all skill levels through 26 postures that tone bodies and burn calories

$130 $45

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Entry for Two or Four to the Tampa Bay International Curry Festival on October 4 (Up to 73% Off)

Tampa Bay International Curry Festival

Vinoy Park

Come taste chefs from around the world demonstrate their famed curry dishes while enjoying a fun day filled with entertainment

$27.50 $10

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90-Minute Dance Class for One, Two, or Four, or Private Party for Up to Eight (Up to 75% Off)

Art of Exotic Dancing

Multiple Locations

Alluring choreography is set to music during supportive, confidence-boosting classes and parties

$50 $20

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3 or 6 Laps in a Lamborghini or Ferrari with Optional Video (Up to 82% Off). Dates Available, November 14–23.

The Motorsport Lab

St Petersburg College - Allstate Center

Experience the power of a Ferrari 360 Modena, Ferrari F430, or Lamborghini Gallardo from behind the wheel

$549 $99

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$64 for a Two-Hour Speedboat Adventure Tour for Two from Tampa Speed Boat Adventures ($129.80 Value)

Tampa Speed Boat Adventures

Tierra Verde

Guests learn how to pilot a 13-foot mini speedboat, then take off on a 15-mile tour following a trained guide who provides radio commentary

$129.80 $64

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Full-Day 17-Foot Boat Rental from I.C. Sharks (50% Off)

I.C. Sharks

Saint Petersburg

Fleet masters fuel coastal exploration with Boston Whaler boats, safety equipment, navigation charts, and brief nautical-training sessions

$250 $125

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$32 for a 60-Minute WaveRunner Rental from Lotto Boat ($66 Value)

Lotto Boat

St. Petersburg

WaveRunners are capable of skimming Harborage Marina waterways at high speeds or leisurely cruising scenic routes

$66 $32

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$49 for Four Private Guitar Lessons with Free Lesson e-Book at American Guitar Academy ($129.95 Value)

American Guitar Academy

Multiple Locations

Under the tutelage of skilled instructors, prospective rock icons learn scales, chords, and soloing techniques during 30-minute lessons

$129.95 $49

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Five Yoga Classes from Yoga For Your Dosha (65% Off)

Yoga For Your Dosha

St. Petersburg

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$55 $19

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One or Two Months of Yoga Classes by Abyasa Yoga (Up to 56% Off)

Abyasa Yoga

at YOGAMOVES

Students flow through asanas in yoga classes that incorporate meditation and a focus on pranayama, or breath

$96 $45

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10 Kickboxing Classes or One Month of Unlimited Kickboxing Classes at MA Fitness (Up to 61% Off)

MA Fitness

Multiple Locations

Kickboxing increases endurance and flexibility while providing a total-body workout

$99 $39

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$229 for a Four-Hour Fishing Charter for Two from One Love Charters ($400 Value)

One Love Charters

St. Petersburg

During four-hour cruise, captain guides boat over open water for fun bouts of fishing, with all bait, tackle, and licensing included

$400 $229

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Body Transformation Package with 12 or 24 Personal-Training Sessions at Physiques by Damon Reio ( Up to 93% Off)

Physiques by Damon Reo

St. Petersburg

Personal trainer helps clients transform their bodies with targeted workouts, stamina-building exercises, and lifestyle-changing diet plans

$798 $79

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10 Personal-Training Sessions from SmithBuilt Fitness (50% Off)

Smithbuilt Fitness

Bayview

An experienced personal trainer will help you achieve the fitness results you are looking for and offer guidance with exercise and nutrition

$700 $350

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$30 for Five Yoga Classes at Yoga Vie Studio ($65 Value)

Yoga Vie Studio

St. Petersburg

Certified instructors teach a wide variety of classes, from steamy hot power yoga to soothing sunrise sessions

$65 $30

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$17 for a One-Hour Paddleboard Rental from Saltwater Kite & Paddle ($35 Value)

Saltwater Kite & Paddle

St. Pete Beach

Experts endow guests with boards and paddles, along with a brief tutorial, before setting them free on a one-hour jaunt

$35 $17

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One Day at Sunken Gardens for Two, or One Annual Family Membership (Up to 50% Off)

Sunken Gardens

Crescent Lake

100-year-old botanical museum houses more than 50,000 tropical plants and flowers, as well as flamingos and turtles

$16 $9

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One or Two Months of Unlimited Classes at St. Pete Boot Camp (Up to 88% Off)

St. Pete Boot Camp

St. Petersburg

High-intensity boot-camp routines engage multiple muscles in order to boost metabolism and burn calories; program includes diet plan

$150 $19

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$25 for a 90-Minute Waterfront Segway Tour from All About Fun Tours ($50 value)

All About Fun Tours

St. Petersburg

Scenic tour of St. Petersburg’s waterfront; basic training, tour guide, and personal headgear provided

$50 $25

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$130 for 2-Hour Dolphin Tour or Pontoon-Boat Rental for Up to 11 at Tampa Bay Boat Rental ($300 Value)

Tampa Bay Boat Rentals

St. Pete Beach/Treasure Island

Close to St. Pete beach and Treasure Island, adventurers set out to explore local waterways for dolphins or for exotic locales atop a boat

$300 $130

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American Sailing Association 101 Certification for One or Two at Simple Sailing Charters & Sales (Up to 52% Off)

Simple Sailing Charters & Sales

St. Petersburg

Two six-hour instructional days with up to four students cover how to skipper a slopp-rigged keelboat; course material is included

$575 $285

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10 Fitness Classes from Kids box Fitness (50% Off)

Crossfit9 Forging Elite Fitness

St. Petersburg

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$100 $50

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$175 for a Romantic Helicopter Tour for Up to Three People from Tampa Bay Aviation ($384 Value)

Tampa Bay Aviation

Albert Whitted Airport

Private helicopter flight reveals aerial views of historic St. Petersburg; includes roses, champagne, and chocolate-covered strawberries

$384 $175

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One Two- or Four-Hour Electric-Boat Rental from Simple Sailing Charters, LLC (Up to 60% Off)

Simple Sailing Charters, LLC

St. Petersburg Municipal Marina

Groups of up to 8 pile onto an electric boat for a two- or four-hour jaunt around Tampa Bay while enjoying snacks brought from home

$210 $89

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$298 for $595 toward Teaching Certification for Tai chi, Qi Gong and Reiki— Miracle Movemments Foundation

Miracle Movemments Foundation

St Petersburg

Become a certified tai chi, qi gong and reiki teacher. 200-hour course available in a one- and two-month schedule.

$595 $298

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Five Yoga Classes from Wild Lotus Yoga Studio (50% Off)

Wild Lotus Yoga Studio

Historic Old Northeast

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$50 $25

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One-Week or One-Month Bootcamp and One Personal Training Session at No Exxcuses (Up to 68% Off)

No Exxcuses

St. Petersburg

Bootcamp classmates build muscle and burn fat with plyometrics, high-intensity exercise, and personal training sessions

$65 $29

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10 or 20 Yoga Classes, or Three Months of Unlimited Classes at Surya Namaskar Yoga (Up to 80% Off)

Surya Namaskar Yoga

Pinellas Park

Instructors lead students of all ages and skill levels through postures linked with breath and meditation

$80 $25

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18-Hole Round of Golf for Two or Four with Cart and Beers at Freedom Fairways Golf & Tennis (Up to 47% Off)

Freedom Fairways Golf & Tennis

Sun City Center

Relatively short executive course allows golfers to practice short- and mid-range skills

$38 $25

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$20 for Oktoberfest Weekend Pass with Beer from German American Friendship Society of Pinellas ($40 value)

German American Friendship Society of Pinellas

Pinellas Park

Drink German beers at a festival that includes Oompah music, dancing and authentic German food

$40 $20

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When a family of five wanted to go on a kayak tour, they assumed their daughter with Down's syndrome couldn't come along. But Shan-T co-owner Michelle Thorpe assured them she could, and invited her along in her own tandem kayak. Once on the water, the girl immediately took charge, joyfully taking over paddling. Michelle and her husband Mark had always searched for a way to conduct fun, physical, outdoor activities that would accommodate people with special needs, including their daughter with Asperger's and their niece who is autistic. Taking advantage of the therapeutic nature of the area's calm waters, Shan-T provides a way for just about everyone to commune with nature. The couple operates their tours intimately, using no more than 15 boats per group so that wilderness smells and the sounds of lapping waves are prevalent throughout their adventures.

The pair leads their tours through secluded, often shallow waterways and wildlife-rich areas aboard ocean-style kayaks with open tops for easy boarding and egress. They sometimes allow participants to use the boats as standup paddleboards on which participants can stretch their legs or reach up to scratch head itches with overhanging branches. On each tour, guides stress the fragility of the local ecosystem, highlighting issues such as baby fish growing up inside discarded soda cans and dolphins consuming floating plastic bags. In response, participants often pick up any refuse they see, with tours in the past becoming scavenger hunts to help clean the secluded waterways and to see who can find the most Gene Simmons solo albums. On many of these trips, kayakers have encountered manatees up close, sometimes when they brush up against the boats to scratch their backs and bellies.

Coquina Beach Boat Ramp
Bradenton Beach,
FL
US

The crew at Kayak Valet has one mission: to get more people out and enjoying the local waterways and scenery via kayaks or paddleboards. Since storing, hauling, unloading, reloading, and potty training their own kayaks can deter people from boating, the team sets up shop to cancel out such deterrents. They take care of nearly every task, bringing all equipment necessary for a leisurely paddle on puddles of all sizes right to the launch site. The crew will pick up and deliver equipment to popular launch sites within Hillsborough, Pinellas, and Manatee Counties. To keep the aquatic adventure accessible, the shop rents only kayaks and standup paddleboards that can be piloted by anyone, experienced or not. Additionally, they give visitors tips on paddling and safety techniques and sell new kayaks, paddleboards, and accessories.

46th Street
Holmes Beach,
FL
US

Captain Kim was destined to spend her life near the ocean. Born and raised on Anna Maria Island, the third-generation commercial fisherwoman with 15 years of captaining experience provides tours of the waters that she grew up exploring. Her 30-foot pontoon vessel can hold up to six passengers or one curious orca whale, taking groups on informative sightseeing tours around Anna Maria Island and Cortez, Florida. In addition to pointing out cresting dolphins and noteworthy historical sites, Captain Kim gives visitors a hands-on experience with the area's fish, crustaceans, and other sea life while explaining the local ecology.

200 Bridge St
Bradenton Beach,
FL
US

Captain Geoffrey H. Kendrick built his sailboat, a 1870s-inspired Cedar Keys Sharpie he named Whisper, by hand. A self-professed naturalist, he leads passengers out into the blue aboard Whisper for Gulf Coast excursions. During these sailing adventures, passengers might spot dolphins and frigatebirds while enjoying the scenery, catching the breeze, and searching for Blackbeard's long-lost treasure.

4528, 119th St. W
Cortez,
FL
US

If you part the branches of Mixon Fruit Farms? citrus trees, you might spy an unusual sight: Burmese pythons, an alligator, a crocodile, and African land tortoises basking in the sunlight, surrounded by cages of roosting falcons.

The farm that began in 1939 as a 20-acre roadside fruit stand has stayed true to citrus farmer Willy Mixon?s vision of showcasing the region?s natural splendor. But in addition to an extra 50 acres of fruit trees, the farm has expanded its focus to include a wildlife refuge, where rescue volunteers nurse injured animals back to health and educate visitors on native and exotic species. The farm also hosts an on-site tropical garden along with dazzling koi ponds, and has a magical maze open to kids of all ages.

Along with daily tours of the grove and sanctuary, Mixon Fruit Farms also spotlights Florida?s bounty with citrus-infused ice cream and salads at Groveside Caf?. Homemade fudge and orange juice also populate the 14,000-square-foot gift shop

2525 27th St E
Bradenton,
FL
US

After founding The Golf Boot Camp in California and Washington state in the ‘90s, Cathy Schmidt has since set up two locations in Florida—one at Timber Creek Golf Club in 2009 and more recently at Terra Ceia Bay Golf Club in 2012. At all of the locations, Cathy helps students improve their swings by leveraging a two-decade career, including stints on various professional tours and a certification as a LPGA Class A instructor.

Whether an individual lesson or a three-day intensive golf boot camp, all of The Golf Boot Camp's programs begin with an on-course evaluation to assess each student’s swing habits and allergies to fairway landing zones. Lessons utilize V1 video technology to capture every movement of the swing, using the data to provide corrective feedback that fits each golfer's unique physical capabilities. The goal of lessons is to satisfy five key components: a steady head, weight forward, flat left wrist (or right wrist for lefties), correct sweet-spot path, and control over the clubface.

4550 Timber Lane
Bradenton,
FL
US