Cortez Village is one of Florida’s last commercial fishing communities. Spend the day and experience its rich maritime history.
The COVID-19 pandemic lockdown provided opportunities of productivity. For some, it was seeing how many wine bottles they could empty. For others, it was converting their creativity into new opportunities. Renaissance man Dr. Guy Harvey chose the latter.
If an Instagram image has inspired you to visit Florida, meet some of the talented photographers and Instagrammers behind the photos.
Driving through Western Pennsylvania’s rolling farmland, I held back tears thinking of the afternoon’s destination, the Flight 93 National Memorial. Almost 20 years later, the thoughts of the tragic events of September 11, 2001, still trigger deep emotions.
Here’s another reason to travel to New York: Buffalo’s beautiful gardens. View them through America’s largest garden walk, u-pick farms, public art, and the botanical gardens.
Looking for unique things to do in Buffalo, New York? Go ahead and dig into Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Preserve!
Reading inspires adventure. After reading “The Orchid Thief” by Susan Orlean earlier this year, visiting Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park became a priority. I finally stepped foot in Florida’s largest state park and soon realized, I’ll need to make a return visit or two.
As the coronavirus pandemic swept into the Sunshine State and country, you may have missed the announcement of some adventure trails launched in 2020 and 2021. Five destinations with trails are uniquely Florida. They all are fun to follow and offer a new way to discover a slice of Florida.
I set out Memorial Day Weekend on a road trip to find Brood X cicadas in North Georgia. Along the way, I visited friends and stayed in dog-friendly HipCamp sites.
Paddling the Peace River is something you must do to be considered a true Floridian. Even us Yankees who relocated to the Sunshine State can earn our Florida cred by paddling a portion (or all) 106 miles of the Peace from Polk County in Central Florida to Charlotte Harbor in Southwest Florida. Here’s a confession, up until March, I have never paddled the Peace River.
I love camping but I’m at the age where hotel camping is more my speed. Needing to reconnect with nature and center my soul, I used HipCamp to find a sweet Florida glamping spot near Jacksonville called the Good Karma HoneyBee Bnb.
Interested in planning a shelling vacation in Southwest Florida? Following is a response I provided a reader looking for advice on planning her shelling vacation.
Wondering where to eat in Punta Gorda, Florida? Give the Thai dishes at Peace River Beer Company a try!
Lush, dense forests, ancient oak trees, boardwalk trails, and history are some of the reasons to visit Highlands Hammock State Park. Here’s what I love about this Sebring park.
Discovering treasure hunting during the pandemic has been a bright spot It’s a way of getting outside, keeping my body and mind active, staying safe by socially distancing from others, and discovering new places, whether in my neighborhood or another state.