If you like lively holidays, or vacations, Key West, Florida is just such an energetic place to visit. It has a fantastic atmosphere unlike any of the other Keys in the chain of islands that outstretch from the mainland, south of Miami, reaching out ... Viewed 8160 times.
The Tampa Bay History Center is situated at 801 Old Water Street in Tampa Florida 33602 and has a spectacular waterside position in the Channelside district. This museum covers 60000 square feet so comfortable footware is a must. This would b... Viewed 3577 times.
With nearly 100 parks in the area Lake County is fortunate with many open spaces for enjoyment. Some of the larger parks include national forests, state forests, state preserves and state parks. Most of these parks offer trails (footpaths) fo... Viewed 4390 times.
If you ever find yourself at or near Madeira Beach on the Gulf Coast and you and/or your family would like to do some deep sea fishing go to Hubbard’s Marina at Madeira Beach. Deep Sea Fishing Trips take place as follows: Spring and Su... Viewed 5318 times.
If you would like to try something different from theme parks while you are in Florida, why not try a day at the Gulf coast. There are many areas to choose from and all about one and a half hours drive from Orlando. As someone once said, “There is mo... Viewed 2824 times.
If you would like a day at the beach within a reasonable driving distance from Orlando why not go to Madeira Beach. This beach is on Florida’s Gulf Coast which is our families’ favourite coast. The journey there will take just under two hours... Viewed 4690 times.
Olde Englewood Village Guests who choose to spend part of their vacation in or around the Gulf Coast, particularly the villas of Rotonda, will at some stage come across Olde Englewood Village. The small town of Englewood is unusual in... Viewed 4425 times.
Florida’s wildlife covers a huge spectrum, from birds and butterflies to panthers and alligators.
The most common birds include snowy egrets and ibis, which can often be seen wandering across your lawn in Florida, long necked herons a... Viewed 4905 times.
Old Fashioned Airboat Rides We phoned Captain John to book an airboat ride on the St John’s river as it seemed better value for money compared to Boggy Creek airboat rides which we did a few years ago. We were attracted by their advert and tes... Viewed 4376 times.
The State of Florida has many contrasts, but never more so than in the Central Region. There you can find cane fields, beautiful citrus groves with the smell of the oranges in the warm Florida sunshine, cartoon characters – plenty of them in the vari... Viewed 4709 times.
When most people refer to Miami, they are in all probability actually talking about Miami Beach. Downtown Miami is on the west bank of Biscayne Bay while Miami Beach sits on a long spit of land bordered to the west by the bay and to the east by the A... Viewed 5095 times.
Although, comparatively speaking, the United States is not particularly old it does take great pride in its history and this can be evidenced in many towns and cities by their willingness to support restoration projects and develop historic districts... Viewed 4026 times.
After our lunch, having finally convinced my wife that a canoe trip would really enhance our day out, we headed down to the canoe ‘dock’ to view the types of canoe on offer and some assistance from the attendant as to which type of boat would be bett... Viewed 4039 times.
I had remembered reading an article that advised a visit to Wekiwa Springs for anybody visiting the Orlando area who wished to see a piece of unspoilt Florida. So on one of our recent visits my wife and I decided to do just that. We f... Viewed 4046 times.
How about a visit to Tallahassee? This state capital city’s Indian name means ‘old town’. It is situated 30 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico, midway between Pensacola and Jacksonville. Tallahassee was a flourishing Apalachee Indian settlemen... Viewed 4242 times.
The East Coast of Florida is protected from the Atlantic by a string of barrier islands. These taper off like giant stepping stones into the gentle curve of the Florida Keys, to Key West which is just 90 miles from Cuba. The southern tip of the penin... Viewed 4490 times.
If you wish to have an interesting morning or afternoon, explore parts of Key West on foot, you actually get to see parts of Key West that are unusual, and many of the guided tours around the eare do not include visits or stops at these interesting p... Viewed 4315 times.
If you are looking for a day out around an hour from the Parks area then consider a trip to one of the smaller Florida Historical State Parks and one that is unlike any other. Found in Ybor City only a few miles from Downtown Tampa -the park... Viewed 4652 times.
Mention ‘parks’ and ‘America’ to the average traveller and their first instinct will probably be to think of either the well known US National Parks, such as Yellowstone, Grand Canyon, and Yosemite or the famous Theme Parks – Disney, Universal, and m... Viewed 4078 times.
Old Englewood Town maintains its charm and “Real Florida” appeal on Dearborn Street. From Venice side turn right into Dearborn from North Indianna Avenue Hw776. Half way down the street is a collection of small shops and bars. There you will ... Viewed 5815 times.
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