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August 2019 Events and Things To Do on the Gulf Coast

August 2019 Events and Things To Do on the Gulf Coast | Plumlee Vacation Rentals

August is here and there are plenty of ways to enjoy your Indian Rocks Beach vacation well beyond your beautiful beach days. Try some of these fun and family-friendly Florida Gulf Coast events and things to do while you’re here this month. Check out these August highlights. What’s on your calendar? We hope it includes plenty of fun in your Indian Rocks Beach vacation rental and beyond. 

Tampa Bay Rays baseball game | Plumlee Gulf Beach Realty

Go to a Tampa Bay Rays Major League Baseball Game 

Watch the home team play at Tropicana Field in St. Pete. Baseball games are a summer favorite. Why not catch a game or two while you’re here on the the Florida Gulf Coast? Bring the family for an evening out and cheer on the Tampa Bay Rays. Check the schedule of play and then get your tickets. Games happen through the month of September, so now’s the time. Check out the Tampa Bay Rays game schedule here. 

Tampa Bay Buccaneers football game | Plumlee Gulf Beach Realty

Get Ready for NFL Preseason Football with the Buccaneers

Are you ready for some football? Now’s the time for preseason action at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. Watch the home team take on all your favorite opponents. Week 1 of preseason play starts on August 9, 2019 at an away game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. The first preseason home game happens on August 16, 2019 as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers take on the Miami Dolphins. Check out the Bucs preseason game schedule here.

how to stay cool this summer on the Gulf Coast | Plumlee Gulf Beach Realty

Beat the Heat with the Coolest Florida Attractions

If you want to spend some time in the air conditioning, then you have a lot of indoor options for family fun not far from your Indian Rocks Beach vacation rental. From museums and malls to indoor sports adventures and all kinds of entertainment for everyone of every age, you can have some really cool adventures on Florida’s Gulf Coast. Here are a few of our favorite ways to beat the heat and stay cool this summer.

water slides at Splash Harbour Water Park | Plumlee Gulf Beach Realty

Get Wet at Splash Harbour Waterpark

Splash Harbour is fun for the young and young at heart. Toddlers and younger kids love Treasure Cove Splash Zone with 3 slides, interactive water features, and a large dumping bucket. Older kids enjoy the thrills of Smugglers Rum and Pirates Plunge their twin 42’ high tube and body slides, which are over 400 feet long. The Great White Lazy River is fun for all ages with over 600 feet of winding turns through the Key West themed park, the Blue Lagoon Big Pool, and the Iguana Falls rock waterfall. Splash Harbour is located right in Indian Rocks Beach so it’s real close to your rental.

giraffe encounter at Busch Gardens Tampa | Plumlee Gulf Beach Realty

Go Wild at Busch Gardens Tampa

Whether you’re an animal lover, a thrill seeker, or someone who loves entertainment of every kind, Busch Gardens Tampa offers all of this and more. Put it on your Florida Gulf beach vacation bucket list! Busch Gardens makes for the perfect day trip from your Indian Rocks Beach rental. The Tampa Bay CityPass will give you a bundled discount to Busch Gardens Tampa as well as to other favorite Florida attractions, so take a look at that before you buy your tickets.

Holiday Villa II 217 Gulf View | Plumlee Gulf Beach Realty

Relax in Your Indian Rocks Beach Vacation Rental

You’re on vacation so make sure you make the most of what your Indian Rocks Beach rental has to offer. Enjoy your vacation rental amenities to their fullest and allow plenty of time to relax. Feel the gulf breezes from your deck or patio or stay inside and unwind in the air conditioned comfort of your vacation-home-away-from-home. Read, nap, play games, watch a movie, or do absolutely nothing at all. It’s your vacation, so do what makes you happy.

August 2019 Events and Things To Do on the Gulf Coast | Plumlee Vacation Rentals


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