Category: Florida

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Places to Eat in Daytona Beach – Crabby Joe’s

A trend is forming for me. Whenever I head to a new spot I find myself doing massive searches online, but at the end usually go with the advice and recommendations of tourism board experts. Such was the case with … Continue reading

St. Augustine Alligator Farm – Over 100 Years of Love and Care

St. Augustine, Florida is simply brewing with history on every turn. This doesn’t stop with just historic sites and buildings but also zoos. St. Augustine Alligator Farm is over 100 years old and has a story that needs to be … Continue reading

A Surprise Family Picnic – Harry’s Seafood Bar and Grill

When I began planning my family’s trip this past December I narrowed my search to New Orleans. This was the original plan with a few stops along the way in Northern Florida.  Due to my husband’s schedule we had to … Continue reading

The Long Awaited Visit to St. Augustine Fountain of Youth

Me and school never got along. I was an average student finding classrooms a terrible place to learn about the world. If you ask me about most of my classes, I wouldn’t be able to tell you anything memorable. All … Continue reading

Elegance and Fine Dining for Families – Raintree Restaurant in St. Augustine

Going on a trip and not having a fine dining night out  should be considered a travel sin.  And yes, you can do it with small kids. Maybe not a Michelin rated restaurant, but don’t give up hope. All it … Continue reading

18th Century Spanish Dinner – Taberna Del Caballo

What’s a visit to St. Augustine and not eat at an authentic Spanish Tavern (Taberna del Caballo) which resembled one of the 40 taverns that were open during the 18th Century. The Taberna is part of the Colonial Quarter St. Augustine, … Continue reading

Educational Travel – Colonial Quarter St. Augustine

St. Augustine and Educational travel should be synonymous.  Practically all the main attractions in this historic town are great learning opportunities for both kids and adults. Our education began on our first day when we visited the Pirate Museum, but … Continue reading

St. Augustine Beach Rentals – A Nifty Idea for Families

Confession time – Staying on the beach for our St. Augustine, Florida trip was not my idea. Interestingly enough, when I contacted The Bayfront Marin House the owner, Sandy, recommended her new beach cottages, Beachcomber, on Vilano Beach Florida as … Continue reading

Looking for Places to Stay in St. Augustine, Florida – Bayfront Marin House Is A Great Choice

I have an unrequited love affair with Bed &Breakfast’s. The reason they are so quaint and adorable is because they mainly cater to adults, couples (honeymooners or romantic getaway-ers). In other words, not kid friendly. Most of the B&B’s that … Continue reading

St. Augustine Nights of Lights Festival – The One and Only

One of the biggest questions that loom over people’s heads when traveling to a new location is – When is the right time to visit? Usually, just getting to the chosen destination anytime you can is the right time to … Continue reading

Where the US Began – St. Augustine History – 501 Years Young

One day as I was reading travel blogs I found a really interesting post on St. Augustine, Florida. I’ve heard of the town before, and saw it on the map, but never considered it an actual destination for my travels. … Continue reading

What To Do in St. Augustine, Florida – Learn the History of Pirates

Pirates and kids have a weird love affair. They only see the romance of pirates brought to them by Pirates of the Caribbean and Halloween. At times I wonder if showing them the real deal will steal their fantasy of … Continue reading

Daytona Racing – Feel the Energy

Visiting Daytona, Florida? Don’t you dare miss a trip to Daytona International Speedway. This is what the true heart and soul of Daytona Beach Florida is all about. Who wouldn’t love to camp out for one week during the crazy, … Continue reading

Restaurants in Daytona Beach – Racing North Turn – A Historic Lunch

Eating at a nice beach front restaurant can be done anywhere in the world. But when you bring elements of history, racing, seafood and beach that is when the dining experience truly comes to life. And that is exactly what … Continue reading

Ponce Inlet Lighthouse – Florida’s Tallest Lighthouse

Everyone has a bucket list. Even if you don’t write one down, you just know some things you must see and do. Checking out a lighthouse was one for me. Sure, I’ve been to many towns with lighthouses, yet I … Continue reading

Who Wants Beach Front and Ocean Views? Here’s a Hotel in Daytona Beach, Florida To Check Out

Picking the right hotel when visiting any new place is always a challenge. First step is budget. Once you get that figured out the fun starts, or maybe not so fun. In each budget category there are so many hotels … Continue reading

Mini Golf in South Florida – A Great Day Out

So, here you are in South Florida! Before diving into theme parks and beaches, you have a free day to simply chill out and enjoy the weather and surroundings. However, the kids are having none of that. They want to … Continue reading

Worlds Largest McDonalds – Is This Really Necessary?

Honestly, do we really need a ‘World’s Largest’ McDonalds? I highly doubt it. We stumbled upon this place accidentally while visiting Orlando, Florida. My son’s buddy lives in Orlando and they haven’t seen one another in a long time. So … Continue reading

Fun Things to do in Miami Florida

Are you planning a vacation and don’t know what are the best things to do in Miami Florida? Miami, one of the hottest cities in Southern Florida known for it’s amazing beaches, great restaurants, tons of attractions for families and … Continue reading

Things to Do in West Palm Beach, Florida

There are tons of things to do in West Palm Beach, in South Florida, for travelers. It is a beautiful place, with tropical weather year round and 40 miles of coastline. You will never get bored if you visit this … Continue reading

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