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Step or Jump Into the New Year with These Fun Florida Events

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Step or Jump Into the New Year with These Fun Florida Events

From day hikes to polar plunges and dogs in costumes to the state’s largest fireworks display, step or jump into the New Year with these fun Florida events.

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7 Last-Minute Christmas Gifts That Rock

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7 Last-Minute Christmas Gifts That Rock

Ho! Ho! Ho! Christmas is around the corner, as in, just a few days. Are you in a pinch to find the perfect gift? I’ve got seven last minute Christmas gifts that rock. BUT, let’s be realistic. In this late hour, your gift will most likely be a gift certificate you ran out to purchase or printed off the printer but hey, that’s okay.

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2018: Yes, Flamingo is Open in Everglades National Park

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2018: Yes, Flamingo is Open in Everglades National Park

Recently, I took a nostalgic trip to a place I once called home and I can confirm, yes, Flamingo is open in Everglades National Park. After many hurricanes and aging infrastructure, work is not done but one company has taken the destination under its wing to make it something magnificent.

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Fun & a Bit Quirky Florida Holiday Celebrations

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Fun & a Bit Quirky Florida Holiday Celebrations

Holly, jolly events are plentiful in the Sunshine State from Christmas light cruises to surfing Santas. Here’s my short list of fun and a bit quirky Florida holiday celebrations.

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Canning. Buffalo-Style

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Canning. Buffalo-Style

The evening was about collecting aluminum cans and plastic and glass bottles with the goal of redeeming them for cash. New York is one of a handful of states that charges a deposit (a nickel) on most cans and bottles

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Florida Travel: Learning and Playing in The Olive Grove in Brooksville

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Florida Travel: Learning and Playing in The Olive Grove in Brooksville

When Dede and Cambren Davis visited Italy about a decade ago, they were inspired to plant an organic olive orchard today, own The Olive Grove in Brooksville.

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Utilize the Sharing Economy to Plan Your Florida Adventures

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Utilize the Sharing Economy to Plan Your Florida Adventures

From RV rentals to unique camping locations to hiring a local friend to show you hidden gems, utilize the sharing economy to plan your Florida adventures.

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Meet the Florida Agritourism Association, ‘The Ultimate Field Trip’

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Meet the Florida Agritourism Association, ‘The Ultimate Field Trip’

Every ounce of me is meant to be a country gal. I can certainly hold my own in major cities as New York, London, Paris, and Bangkok, but even then, I’m seeking the most authentic, off-beat experiences. People who follow my adventures through Florida often ask, how do I find them? One source is the Florida Agritourism Association.

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Discover South Carolina: Congaree National Park with a Dog

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Discover South Carolina: Congaree National Park with a Dog

Oh, how I love jumping into an adventure. In October, I drove up to South Carolina and followed some memorable pathways with my favorite travel companion by my side. My dog Radcliff. One of my stops was Congaree National Park.

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Discover South Carolina: Pearl Fryar Topiary Garden, A Yard of Dreams

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Discover South Carolina: Pearl Fryar Topiary Garden, A Yard of Dreams

A recent conference allowed me to discover South Carolina and visit the amazing Pearl Fryar Topiary Garde, a true yard of dreams. “If you build it they will come,” is a whisper out of an Iowa cornfield in the fictional movie Field of Dreams. I am not sure if he was inspired by a whisper but in Bishopville, S.C., Mr. Pearl Fryar built a home with a stunning topiary yard in a former corn field.

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