things to do in Southwest Florida

Englewood Beach Sunset, Feb. 2020
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Things to do in Southwest Florida with Visiting Friends & Family: Janet’s Itinerary

Do you live in Southwest Florida and looking for things to do with visiting friends or family? Here’s an itinerary for my friend Janet’s Feb. 2020 visit which includes activities in Sarasota, Punta Gorda, Englewood and North Fort Myers.

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Best Shelling Experience in Southwest Florida: Treasure Seekers Shell Tours

Shell, yeah! I had the best shelling experience in Southwest Florida earlier this year and it was with Treasure Seekers Shell Tours in the Ten Thousand Islands.

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Adventures with the Parents Florida Fun

Things to do in Southwest Florida: Jet Boat with Pure Naples

There’s just something special about being on the open water basking in the Florida sunshine and gripping on for dear life as a wall of Gulf of Mexico’s salty water bathes over you. That something special is called pure fun and last month I shared this experience with my parents during a Jet Boat Tour […]

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Florida Fun Nature Travel Snapshots

Wordless Wednesday: Naples Botanical Garden, Florida

The 170-acre Naples Botanical Garden opened to the public in 2009 and I’m glad attending the Florida Outdoor Writer Association Annual Conference in Naples this week allowed me to visit this amazing collection of botanicals. Naples is located at 26th latitude north. The subtropical climate allows the garden to display plants between that latitude and […]

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Culinary Travel Florida Fun

Frosted Mug: Burger Time in Venice, Florida

One could say the Frosted Mug in Venice, Florida, is historic. It opened in 1957 when the city, located south of Sarasota, had a two-way county road and was the only commercial business around. Fast forward to 2011 and the Frosted Mug is still going strong. The main drag it’s on, U.S. 41 – the […]

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Blueberry Picking in Fort Ogden, Florida

Feels as though I’m always on the go because I don’t want to miss out on all the cools things of life which is why I spent this morning at English Lake Farm in Fort Ogden, Fla., picking blueberries and peaches. I was inspired for the outing by fellow travel writer and blogger, Lucy Tobias. […]

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