Thinking of moving to Tampa? As a lifelong resident of the area who’s lived on both sides of Tampa Bay, I can hardly blame you. This area has so much to offer beyond the fabulous weather that it’s hard for me not to gush. But there are both great and not-so-great things about living in Tampa.
So before you decide to join the steady stream of newcomers seeking sunshine and sandy beaches — sit back, grab a refreshing tropical drink, and read on to learn what life is really like in Tampa Bay — from the practical facts to the fun stuff.