Florida Travel Tips
As a single entity, Florida defies definition. Kaleidoscopic in its diversity, this inverted L-shaped landmass (the Keys notwithstanding, Florida's width roughly equals its length) is a virtual artist's palette of vivid colors.
A trip here can be anything you want it to be… no matter how you mix - and max - your time, you can create your own colorful and utterly unique impression.
Written by Nev the Dev, Spain, August 2012
It was the only place worth recommending in Tampa, but what a place!!!
Housed in the original Tampa Bay Hotel which is now part of the University of Tampa,
this is a beautiful building, ...
It’s been almost six years since Hurricane Wilma, the Atlantic Basin’s most intense storm on record. Ensuing damage was estimated to be over twenty billion dollars. Ten tornadoes were eventually ...
Written by Hudson, USA, October 2012
Let’s be honest, anyone who’s been out in the Orlando
summertime heat knows that it’s nothing to scoff at. It’s hot, the air
is thick, and what you wouldn’t give for just, say, a big cooler to ...
There are cities aplenty that have inspired the works of literary greats. One can picture Hemmingway sipping a cocktail in an outdoor café in Paris, Dickens mulling over his prose by candlelight ...
Written by Natalie Grant, USA, January 2012
If you or anyone in your family is a fanatic of mermaids, the Titanic,
or Spongebob and is just itching to spend an entire night underwater,
look no further (or deeper) than Jules’ Undersea Lodge ...
Written by Natalie Grant, USA, November 2011
If you ever launched a toy rocket in your backyard as a kid – or have ever watched your own kids do so – a trip to the Kennedy Space Center near Orlando is an opportunity to see, in person, the ...
Written by Natalie Grant, USA, October 2011
Whatever you may dislike about your average zoo – restrictive pens, species being kept in unnatural environments – you won’t find much of at Zoo Miami. Miami boasts one of the best zoos in Florida ...
Written by Natalie Grant, USA, September 2012
The Miami boardwalk extends from South Pointe Park to Indian Beach Park —essentially, clear up the east side of Miami Beach —for
over seven miles (11 km), although the raised wooden stretch ...
Written by Natalie Grant, USA, December 2011
Forget what you think you know of botanical gardens – Miami ‘s Fruit and Spice Park
is literally one-of-a-kind in the country. Veggies, herbs, nuts, and,
of course, fruits and spices – 500 of ...
Written by Viator, August 2010
Long gone are the days when Miami was associated with the elderly and slow. A mix of Latin cultures and Western money meet here in this coastal city to bring you neon, soul, and glitz glitz glitz. ...
Written by Jessica F, March 2013
While Miami gets a lot of hype for being a wild party destination, the city actually has much to offer families, especially in terms of beaches. Matheson Hammock Park Beach is a tranquil beach with ...
Written by Natalie Grant, USA, August 2011
The legendary Tobacco Road (or “The Road” if you want to blend in with the locals) has existed in downtown Miami since 1912. With finger-lickin’ specials and prices that are suspiciously reasonable, ...
Written by AlyseInWonderland, USA, May 2011
Everyone loves zoos. But children and adults alike can have a totally unique experience at Monkey Jungle ! Located in southern Miami-Dade county (about a half hour drive from downtown Miami), this ...
Written by Natalie Grant, USA, September 2011
It’s hard to think about the need to exercise while on vacation, but finding something that is both fun and healthy means you can take advantage of a guilt-free activity – and what better way to ...
Written by Natalie Grant, USA, January 2013
The Walt Disney World Marathon (Jan. 13, 2013) is a 26-mile (42-km) course that takes runners from Epcot and Magic Kingdom to Animal Kingdom and Hollywood Studios .
There is, of course, ...
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