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DUNNS CREEK

Dunns Creek is situated in Pomona Park on the St John River, on the U. S. 17. south, 4 miles from Satsuma and about 15 miles from Palatta. This area has been the site for farming, logging and turpentine in the twentith century and also in the...
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DON PEDRO ISLAND

Don Pedro island is situated in Boca Grande on Floridas south west (Gulf) coast in Charlotte County. This is mid way between Fort Myers and Sarasota. The joy of this little gem is that it is only accesible by boat or ferry. Ferries run only f...
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DE LEON SPRINGS

De Leon Springs is situated in Ponce De Leon Boulevard in De Leon Springs off the U. S Highway 17. There is evidence of human occupation in this area going back 6000 years. They can tell this by the middens (rubbish tips) and also, more...
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The Showcase of Citrus - U Pick

It was a gloriously sunny day in March this year when we drove up to Clermont on one of our regular trips to the shops there. We always enjoy the journey from our villa on Highway 27 to Clermont, as it passes through beautiful Florida countryside, wi...
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Charlotte Harbour on the Cape Haze Peninsular.

Charlotte County is home to two freshwater rivers, the Myakka River and Peace River both of which flow into Charlotte Harbour and Lemon Bay and on into the ocean. Charlotte Harbour’s bay is located at the bottom of the Cape Haze peninsular an...
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10 GOOD REASON TO VISIT THE SOUTH WEST

MARCO ISLAND is the largest of the Gulf Coast islands measuring in at 4x6 square miles nestling in mangrove swamp. Wonderful beaches and 40 golf courses make this a haven for exhausted holidaymakers. To the north i...
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Caledisi Island

Magical Caledisi Island has been voted the second best beach in the whole of America (and there is some stiff competition believe me! ). You can reach this island from Honeymoon Island by ferry or boat (details at the end of the article) or from Clea...
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KELLY PARK

Situated in Rock Springs, this beautifully maintained park has an unusual natural attraction, tubing or floating down the natural spring rivers The park covers 248 stunning acres and could not be made any better Crystal clear springs gush into...
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DARLING DING DARLING NATURE REFUGE

If you are a nature lover, PARTICULARLY if you are a bird lover, you must put this wonderful sanctuary on your list! The Ding Darling nature Refuge takes up roughly a third of Sanibel Island. We owe this refuge to a political cartoonist calle...
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GLORIOUS SANIBEL ISLAND (and Captiva)

We enjoyed a really relaxing holiday on Sanibel a few years ago and since then, whenever we are in the area, we always ensure taht we make time to revisit this magical island Sanibel is home to the Ding Darling National Wildlife Reserve which ...
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NAPLES ZOO and BOTANICAL GARDENS

If you are ever in the Naples area, do not miss a visit to this wonderful zoo; awonderful opportunity to see animals in their natural habitat and glorious historic gardens There are several good shows during the day. I recommend that you sit d...
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Clearwater Beach

No visit to the Orlando area is complete without a visit to one of the gorgeous beaches in this lovely part of the world. Our particular favourites are on the Gulf Coast and if you want a quick fix the nearest is at Clearwater Beach. It’s roughly abo...
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Winter Park (2)

We first visited Winter Park about 6 years ago in 2001 when we wanted something a little different away from the parks. This lovely location is situated off the I4 north at Fairbanks Road and then travel upwards towards Park Ave. Here you can park yo...
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Historic Mount Dora

Nestled alongside the shores of the Lake Dora is the little sleepy town of Mount Dora. I say sleepy with tongue in cheek as this quaint little community where no McDonalds has set foot is really a hive of activity. At various times throughout its bus...
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Clearwater - no Sand Key

Well, this time in Florida we decided we would try something a bit different and go further a field from our home in Davenport. We decided to take a trip to Busch Gardens but instead of making it a day trip we decided to make a few days of it and ...
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Bok Tower Gardens

For a quiet day out away from the hustle and bustle of the Parks you can do no better than visit Bok Tower Gardens – situated at the highest point in Florida, just under 92 metres. It is situated at Lake Wales, on highway 27. From the 192 you travel ...
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The Cape Haze Peninsula

This small peninsular is often referred too as Florida's best kept secret. To quote the locals: “Just another day in paradise” A sentiment I heartily agree with; it is located between Sarasota to the north & Fort Myer's to ...
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A Rocket launch

One of the most thrilling experiences you will ever see in your entire life (in my opinion )is a rocket launch and one of the best places to see one is Orlando Florida. The kennedy space centre is only an hours drive from the main Orlando tourist are...
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Naples

Just under four hours drive South of Orlando, on the Gulf of Mexico coast is the beautiful and cosmopolitan town of Naples. Famous for its shopping, restaurants, golf courses and gorgeous miles of white sandy beaches, Naples is definitely worth a vis...
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Mount Dora

If you ever want to go and see another part of Florida historic Mount Dora is certainly worth a look. It is 20 minutes North of Orlando an easy drive away from the hassle and bustle of buy Orlando and the most wonderful little place you could ...
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