Stories

Ybor Stories and History

What better way to help us explain Historic Ybor City than straight from the words of our partners, residents and visitors? Below are some resources that discuss and highlight Ybor City's history, restaurants, daily happenings, events and things to do.

Visit Florida
VISIT FLORIDA, the state’s official tourism marketing corporation, helps people discover - or rediscover - the state of Florida. Their reporters share tips and the must-do lists for all types of visitors to Historic Ybor City: foodies, history buffs, spring training fans, bikers, football fans, and more.

Tampa Bay & Company
As Hillsborough County's destination marketing organization, Tampa Bay & Company knows what's going on around the area. Their blog, Visit Tampa Bay, lists future events and places to visit around the Ybor City and the Tampa Bay area.

Urban Spoon
Urban Spoon is an online directory of restaurants that allows anyone to search for restaurant information and vote on restaurants. Many Ybor City restaurants are rated highly on Urban Spoon.

Trip Advisor
TripAdvisor features user reviews and advice on hotels, flights, vacation packages, travel guides, and more. See what TripAdvisor members say they like most about Historic Ybor City.

Florida State Parks
Florida State Parks provides information and resources for exploring parks throughout the state. Florida State Parks highlights Ybor City Museum State Park which is dedicated to the preservation of Ybor City's unique cultural heritage.

Southern Spaces
Southern Spaces is a peer-reviewed online journal that provides open access to articles, photo essays and images, presentations, and short videos about the American South. The historical essays about Ybor City take readers back to the early twentieth century during the booming growth of Ybor City and helps preserve the memory of Ybor City through interesting stories and photographs.

Virtual Tourist
VirtualTourist is a worldwide travel community where real travelers and locals share real travel advice and experiences. Users share their experiences in Ybor City and provide real travel tips, reviews and photos.

813 Area
813area.com is a website that offers a wide range of information about Tampa Florida and the surrounding area. The site helps residents and tourists explore Historic Ybor City for events, dining, nightlife, things to do and places to go.