From Clearwater Beach in the north to Pas de Grille beach 28 miles south , you have 26 miles of un batted gorgeous beaches to enjoy situated on the lovely warm waters of the gulf of Mexico
I have already left a topic on Clearwater beac... Viewed 2103 times.
Situated on the west coast of Florida , Clearwater Beach has under gone a vast change in the last 4 years
Located approx a 90 min easy drive west from my villa I would thoroughly recommend a day trip or even a stop over for a night . ... Viewed 3065 times.
If you find yourself in the Crystal River area with time on your hands then I can strongly recommend a trip to Fort Island Gulf Beach. Situated where the mouth of the Crystal River meets the Gulf of Mexico this a wonderfully secluded beach, perfect f... Viewed 2242 times.
So here we are, right in the heart fabulous Key West with so much to see and do and it' s only lunch time, the majority of people cannot check in to their accommodation until 3 or 4 pm so what do you do with your bags? Do you waste time taking a trip... Viewed 3313 times.
As soon as you board you can take your luggage to the back of the boat where it will be stowed until the end of the journey, so remember to remove anything you might require en route.
The first deck is home to the cocktail bar and sna... Viewed 2287 times.
Having visited Key West some years ago and thoroughly enjoyed it we thought a return trip would be nice, but the thought of the drive was a bit off putting. It' s a long way, some 8-9 hours not including stops and the journey until you leave the main... Viewed 2502 times.
Florida Keys part 2
If you enjoy a Jet ski you can hire individually or join a group with a guide who shows you for example part of the Naval base, where the Navy seals train occasionally.
The Jet Ski guide will also ta... Viewed 2482 times.
Florida Keys part 1
Few places in the world have the scenery, history or the romance to match that of the Florida Keys. It is a chain of islands that spread from the Florida mainland to Key West, the most southern point of America. If ... Viewed 2466 times.
In a previous article, we chatted about the Florida Botanical Gardens in Largo. Well, now I would like to tell you about the wonderful Heritage Village which is right next door. This park covers 21 acres and has an impressive amount of historical bui... Viewed 2251 times.
Honeymoon Island State Park, Florida
Whilst staying in a villa at New Port Richey, on the Gulf Coast in Florida, we went out driving to explore the local area. We stumbled across Honeymoon Island State Park, paid $8 to enter and were so pl... Viewed 2571 times.
Boating off the Cape Haze Peninsular.
The barrier islands and warm waters of the Cape Haze peninsular offer a safe environment for even the novice boater and offer a magical half or full day of relaxation and an opportunity to see the bar... Viewed 3849 times.
If you walk to your right on the beach from the Thunderbird you get to St John’s Pass however there is also a nice walk if you turn left. As there is a public car park close by the beach gets busy with families ( although still loads of space) and th... Viewed 3408 times.
You may have flown into Miami or are en route to other parts of Florida and have a day to stay in Miami and enjoy it.
If you want to just relax and enjoy the sun there are several beaches where you can do this.
Virginia Key Be... Viewed 3670 times.
Miami is a great place to add on to a holiday in Orlando. The drive from Orlando to Miami is about 4 hrs if you go the direct route, but if you choose the coastal route there are lots of places to stop and explore on the way. It is e... Viewed 4320 times.
Rolling Oaks Common
Rolling oaks common is proving to be a great little area, wether it be to dine, shop or just get to Disney. or Winter garden. Located on Hew 192 next to the toll road of Hwy 429.
The 429 toll road is a back way ... Viewed 5946 times.
As we travel to the Gulf Coast I never fail to marvel at Tampa’s large buildings that you can see from the Motorway and look as though they are made of cardboard
Tampa is situated on Florida' s west coast along the Gulf of Mexico. If you ... Viewed 3797 times.
We love visiting our beautiful villa in Orlando, but we have also managed to see a little of the rest of Florida, and one of our favourite trips was down to Miami and then on to the Keys, crossing the famous Seven Mile Bridge. Key West, right at the ... Viewed 3512 times.
We have been visiting Florida for many years, and each time we go we learn more and more about the Sunshine State. Florida has many fascinating natural features, including lakes, rivers, springs, and of course, the Everglades, that wonderful national... Viewed 2957 times.
The Daytona Beach area is a must visit for all motorsport enthusiasts. There are plenty of race parks and speedways including the world famous Daytona International Speedway
which covers 480-acres and is open 10 a. m. - 4 p. m. daily. This is th... Viewed 3153 times.
The Suwannee River in northern Florida provides the state with a wonderful natural resource. On its meandering 200-mile course, from the Georgia state line through to its discharge point into the Gulf of Mexico, the river showcases some areas of outs... Viewed 6279 times.
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