Tampa — Alan Marchman and Shane McAndrews of North Carolina have made Ybor City their favorite destination spot for the past three years, calling it a "hidden gem" for gay singles and couples, a place where they always feel at home. A friend in the Keys told us about 'GaYbor' and we came here and were surprised. In fact, GaYbor — a coalition of gay and gay-friendly businesses that began on the west end of a popular nightclub and restaurant strip — began taking shape only about four years ago.
You don't have to look hard to see that the Tampa Bay area has much to offer the gay traveler. From the beautiful sunrises and romantic sunsets to the tropical weather sometimes with awe-inspiring electrical storms to the ever-changing nightlife, there is always something new to discover. The Tampa Bay area is made up of two cities on opposite sides of the bay.
Some are doing aggressive online advertising and community outreach. Others tout their upscale amenities like plush towels and marble baths. A bathhouse in Ohio has even added hotel rooms and a nightclub.
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All gay travellers to Tampa will find something to love about the city, in particular the GaYborhood in Ybor. Meanwhile, this is our detailed gay guide to Tampa focusing on the best bars, clubs, places to stay and more:. In the evening, especially on weekends, 7th Avenue comes alive as the crowds hit the gay bars like Bradleys and Honey Pots see more below.
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Very nice and clean facilities. Lots of lockers so waiting in line never an issue. Vending machines, snack, red bull so you can have some wings, and plenty of supplies available. A gym and lots of glory holes and rooms for rent, open shower stall.
By Andrew Collins. Gay nightlife is alive and well in the TampaFlorida area. Here's our take on the best bars and nightclubs plus a gay-popular restaurant in Tampa and its bustling nightlife district, Ybor City.
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