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I Know You’re Burned Out. Plan for Vacation to Boost Your Mood.

Psst. Fellow Americans. I know you’re burned out because I can see it in your eyes when we pass in the aisles of Walmart. Plus, data proves it. Here’s something to boost your mood, Jan. 25, 2022, is National Plan for Vacation Day!

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One of the pieces in the Superheroes on Parade Public Art Display at Southeastern Guide Dogs in Palmetto, Fla. This one pays homage to Star Trek's Dr. Spok.
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Things to do in Palmetto: See Where Four-Legged Heroes Train at Southeastern Guide Dogs

Four-legged heroes train at Southeastern Guide Dogs near Bradenton in Palmetto, Fla. You can take a look at how they go from cuddly puppies to disciplined dogs by visiting the Beyond the Dark experience.

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Enjoy Christmas at Gallagher's Pumpkins and Christmas Trees in St. Petersburg, Fla.
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Feeling Festive with my Dog at Gallagher’s Pumpkins and Christmas Trees in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Christmas trees. Holiday photo opps. Dog-friendly. Oh, my! Gallagher’s Pumpkins and Christmas Trees in St. Petersburg, Fla., is a perfect place to grow the holiday spirit and it’s where I went on Thanksgiving.

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This over-the-top Bloody Mary has two fried soft shell crabs, shrimp, scallops, olives, peppers, celery, dill pickle, bacon and of course, Bloody Mary.
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This Restaurant in Englewood, Florida, Serves Over-the-Top Bloody Marys

You shouldn’t drink your calories, but what if your beverage is made to be a meal? This restaurant in Englewood, Fla., serves awesome over-the-top Bloody Marys.

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Sip Sunshine Greetings at Central 28 in DeBary and Along the Cool Craft Beverage Trail.
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Things to do in DeLand: Sip and Stroll the Cool Craft Beverage Trail

Whoever said, “don’t drink your calories,” has yet to explore the Cool Craft Beverage Trail in West Volusia County, Fla. Birthed during the pandemic, and introduced to the world in November 2020, this is one of the newest things to do in DeLand. The trail features places and beverages that make this part of Florida special. Or, as the tourism offices states, it’s “Old Florida. New vibe.”

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A Vultee BT-13 Valiant Will Fly in the Florida International Air Show at the Punta Gorda Airport, Oct. 16 & 17, 2021.
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Things to do in Southwest Florida: Air Show at the Punta Gorda Airport Oct. 16 & 17, 2021

The Florida International Air Show soars into the Punta Gorda Airport Oct. 16 & 17, 2021. Not sure about you but I’m thrilled seeing events return! This air show is one of Southwest Florida’s biggest heart-pumping experiences.

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Framing of the new caging at the Peace River Wildlife Center Hospital at 223 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Punta Gorda.
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Peace River Wildlife Center Builds New Cages to Accommodate More Wildlife Patients

Peace River Wildlife Center (PRWC) Hospital is receiving and treating more patients this year over last year. To accommodate the increase, the center is building new outdoor caging and fencing for the hospital. Work began following the Punta Gorda City Council’s approval of a three-year extension of the hospital on August 25.

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Florida Travel: Historic Cortez Fishing Village is Rich in Maritime Culture

Cortez Village is one of Florida’s last commercial fishing communities. Spend the day and experience its rich maritime history.

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An ICAST attendee poses for a photo with Dr. Guy Harvey, Orlando, Fla., July 2021.
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Catching Up with Renaissance Man Guy Harvey

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.

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Meet the Instagrammers Who Inspire Us to Visit Florida

If an Instagram image has inspired you to visit Florida, meet some of the talented photographers and Instagrammers behind the photos.

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