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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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A Strangler Fig Embraces a Tree Along the Big Cypress Bend Boardwalk in Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park, Fla.
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Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park: Big Cypress Bend Boardwalk

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.

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What’s New in Florida Travel for 2021: Adventure Trails

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.

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Ms. Zarelys Diaz is a Tour Guide Through Miami's Little Havana, May 2019.
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Florida Travel: Walking Tour Through Miami’s Little Havana

A walking tour of Miami’s Little Havana and Calle Ocho is like stepping into Cuba’s capital city. Dominoes, cigars, and mojitos are some of the experiences to savor during a visit to Little Havana. Either explore on your own, hire a guide, or join a group walking tour and let the rhythm move you.

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One of Several Murals in Miami's Wynwood Neighborhood.
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Where to View Florida’s Murals

Dozens of Florida municipalities and private organizations have come together to commission artists and tell a story through gorgeous murals.

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Patty Register of Gatorama Prepares for the Annual Hatching Festival in Palmdale, Fla., Aug. 2019.
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Florida Travel: Day in the Life at Gatorama Alligator Farm

What’s it take to run one of Florida’s oldest roadside attractions? Recently, I spent the day at Gatorama alligator farm in Southwest Florida to find out.

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I Attempt to Let Go of My Harness and Fly. Yikes!
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Where Can You Hang Glide in Florida? Florida Ridge Air Sports Park in Clewiston.

Where can you hang glide in Florida? I found the perfect spot to do it, Florida Ridge Air Sports Park, in Clewiston in Southwest Florida.

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Paranormal Investigator Tracey Rieker with Some Tools of the Trade During Venice Ghost Tour with Venice Florida Tours, April 2019.
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Florida Travel: Venice Ghost Tours in Sarasota County

Q: Why did the ghost starch his sheet? A: He wanted everyone to be scared stiff! When’s the best time of year to join a ghost tour? Wait. This is not a joke because the answer is anytime! Earlier this spring, I joined friends on a Venice Ghost Tour with Venice Florida Tours in Sarasota Read More »

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Horseback Riding on the Beach at Cape San Blas, Fla., with Two-Bit Stables, May 18, 2018
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15 Ways to Love Florida This Summer

Did you know there are ONLY 14 full weekends this summer? The lazy days kick off June 21 and run through September 23, 2019. Here are 14 ways to explore and love Florida this summer.

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