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25 Ways to Know You Live in Tampa Bay

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From winning championships to the weather, there are lots of reasons to live in Tampa Bay! Here at UNATION, we love telling the stories of small businesses in our city. So whether you’re a native or transplant, we know you’ll love our list of You Know You Live in Tampa Bay When…

Think we missed something? Let us know @stufftodointampabay on Instagram and Facebook!

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You Know You Live in Tampa Bay When...

1. You call it Champa Bay.

2. Your favorite holiday is Gasparilla.

3. You can go to the beach during “winter.”

4. You know how go pronounce Ybor and Dunedin.

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5. You’ve had a Cuban sandwich and glass of sangria at the oldest restaurant in Florida, the Columbia.

6. You know it will rain everyday between 2PM and 5PM during the summer.

7. You have captioned an Instagram pic “I live where you vacation” before.

8. You have a cabinet full of Cru Cellar wine cups.

8. You’ve chowed down on a Grouper sandwich from Frenchy’s Rockaway Grill.

9. You’ve taken a picture at the Tampa sign at Sparkman Wharf.

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10. You skip Starbucks and choose local.

11. You’ve eaten your weight in strawberries at the Florida Strawberry Festival in Plant City

12. You’ve experienced the heat of King of the Coop.

13. You remember the old St. Pete Pier.

 

14. Your closet is full of pirate gear, and it’s not from Halloween.

15. It’s sunny and blue skies to your left but gray clouds and lightning to your right.

16. You call it SOHO, not South Howard.

17. Being tan year long is a personality trait.

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18. You know the chicken crossing the road isn’t just a joke in Ybor City.

19. You know what being a “CAMPER” means.

20. You’ve ordered the milkshake from Bake n Babes just for the Instagram picture

21. You’ve had pictures taken at the Henry B. Plant Museum.

 
 

22. You’ve biked, ran, or walked all of Bayshore Boulevard, the longest continuous sidewalk in the North America.

23. Your sports teams have boat parades to celebrate championships.

24. You’ve spent way too much money at the Seminole Hard Rock Casino.

25. You know you live in the best city! 

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We could go on and on about why we love to live in Tampa Bay so much! To see more of the best things to do in Tampa Bay, give us a follow @stufftodointampabay on Instagram and Facebook.

Madison Skipper

Madison Skipper

Madison is a City Manager for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Tampa Bay City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Tampa Bay area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinTampaBay on Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube.
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