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West Coast Beaches From Cleartwater Beach Heading South

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 1306 times since 24 February 2017.

Clearwater Beach Florida

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 1741 times since 17 January 2017.

Fort Island Gulf Beach - A hidden gem.

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 1390 times since 18 November 2015.

The Key West Express Part 3: Paradise porters.

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 1747 times since 29 March 2015.

The Key West Express part 2: The Journey

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 1487 times since 29 March 2015.

The Key West Express and Paradise Porters Part 1

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 1721 times since 29 March 2015.

Florida Keys part2

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 1591 times since 12 February 2015.

Florida Keys part1

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 1587 times since 12 February 2015.

Heritage Village.

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 1555 times since 12 April 2013.

Honeymoon Island

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 since 21 August 2012.

Boating off the Cape Haze Peninsular

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 2832 times since 18 July 2012.

Our Stay at Treasure Island Part 4

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 2528 times since 25 January 2012.

A Day in Miami

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 2880 times since 2 November 2011.

Miami (9)

MIAMI 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 3223 times since 22 May 2011.

Rolling Oaks Common

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 4586 times since 1 March 2011.

Tampa- Facts

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 3138 times since 11 February 2011.

Fascinating Florida – Part 3

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 2846 times since 20 January 2011.

Fascinating Florida – Part 2

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 2306 times since 20 January 2011.

Motorsports at Daytona Beach (2)

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 2570 times since 12 January 2011.

Suwannee River Hubs

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 5729 times since 7 January 2011.

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