Welcome to Pirate Country: A Guide to Tampa

Tampa-bound GOP conventioneers will venture into a land of the Ringling Bros. Circus, Salvador Dali, and the world’s longest sidewalk. In other words, leave the blue blazers at home.

By: Jen A. Miller

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Jen A. Miller is a travel writer, University of Tampa alumna, and frequent Gasparilla Pirate Festival attendee.

This article appears in the August 2012 issue of The Washingtonian.