Unique Florida Gulf Coast Destinations

Last updated on December 20th, 2022 at 06:09 pmThe Gulf coast of Florida is a paradise for visitors. Warm winter temperatures are a welcome reprieve for northerners seeking to escape snow shoveling. Lined with sandy beaches, nature preserves, vibrant communities and historic towns, there’s a variety of things to do for couples, families and solo…

Florida Snowbirds: Tips for an Extended Stay

Last updated on January 2nd, 2023 at 01:50 pmThe sunshine state is a favorite wintertime home for many northerners. 663 mikes of great beaches, palm trees and outdoor activities offers a sanctuary away from shoveling snow. It is also a great place to socially distance in beachside state parks. I grew up in Florida and…

Sunrise over the ocean with a pier in the background

Florida Vacation Destinations: 22 Sunny Gems

Last updated on January 8th, 2023 at 02:38 pmThe sunshine state is one of the world’s most popular vacation destinations. Orlando draws upwards of 75 million visitors per year, thanks to being the theme park capital of the world. That is more visitors that anywhere else on the planet. But Florida’s beautiful beach lined coast,…

beach chairs with the sea and blue sky in Islamorada, Florida

Cedar Key, Florida: An Authentic Getaway

Last updated on December 7th, 2021 at 11:41 pmWhen discussing the Florida keys, people tend to think about the chain of islands south of Miami, like Key West. But there are keys all over the state. The term key derives from the Spanish word cayo, meaning small island. Cedar Key, on the Gulf coast of…