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Find out where to eat, stay and play with your family while traveling to United States.

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Fun Breakfast Restaurant Near Weeki Wachee, Florida – Leslie’s Bistro

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day for me. Well, technically not for me, but for my kids. My boys are extremely picky eaters, but can shovel down a good breakfast. As a matter of fact, they can eat breakfast three times a day. So when we travel nothing can disrupt our breakfast […]

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Vacation Rentals in Florida – How About a Golf Resort

If the one thing you can learn from reading my lodging recommendations is: (whenever possible) stay in an a vacation rental. Sure hotels are fun. They have their purpose: If you go for the resort experience If there aren’t any vacation rentals in the area When traveling with kids vacation rentals will literally save your […]

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Searching for Weeki Wachee Restaurants – Finding a Gem – BeckyJack’s Food Shack

When doing a search for Weeki Wachee Restaurants you come up with very few cool options. They are mainly chains like Olive Garden and Crackle Barrel.  Not exactly memorable restaurants that are unique to the area, especially because last time I ate at an Olive Garden was in Times Square, NY. In other words, you […]

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Plantation On Crystal River – Fine Dining and Luxury Resort

What do you do after a fun filled day swimming with Manatee? Go for a fine dining night out to celebrate such a unique and truly one-of-a-kind experience. Searching for the finest dining establishment in Crystal River was one of the easiest searches I have ever had to do. Plantation On Crystal River was always […]

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Where is the Best Place in the World to Swim with Manatee? Florida’s Nature Coast

If you are reading this article before How To Swim with Manatee, I recommend to first read that one, and then come back for the conclusion. Once we learned how to play nice with the Manatee it was time for our swim. And the anticipation was killing us. A Real Life Swim With Manatee  No matter […]

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How to Swim with Manatee – 5 Important Facts To Know Before You Go

To swim with Manatee you first need to understand who and what these docile, social animals are all about. Then you need to learn how to swim with them so that no one gets hurt, frightened and most importantly the manatee get the respect and love they need. Let’s Learn a Bit about Manatee in […]

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Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park – Not Your Typical Park

While visiting Crystal River on Florida’s Nature Coast I kept on bumping into fun info about Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park. From what I gathered the park had a lot of opportunities for wildlife sightings. Let me tell you, not only do you have non stop wildlife sightings, the park is unlike any other park […]

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Tea Anyone – Eating Lunch at a Tea House in Heritage Village of Crystal River

Crystal River is known for being one of the best places in the world to swim with Manatee. Which can make it enough for many people to fall in love with. Yet, when I discovered its famous Heritage Village I felt that I can just stay on this one tiny street for days. Heritage Village, Citrus […]

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The Fun in Searching for Crystal River Florida Hotels

Crystal River, Florida is one of the most unique areas of Florida. It is considered to be part of Florida’s Nature Coast and the majority of attractions here are all nature oriented. Our main reasons for visiting is to swim with Manatee. Crystal River and Homosassa Springs are considered the best places in the world […]

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Things To Do in Liverpool – Organize a Brilliant Stag Weekend

the city is a popular destination for stag parties from across the country. There is a wide range of Things To Do in Liverpool to keep everyone entertained, as well as a varied and lively nightlife. For a brilliant stag party without the hassle, you can book through one of the specialist agencies. Liverpool is […]

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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 Daytona Beach Florida. Gentry, from Daytona Beach Tourism office, when I asked her what is […]

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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 told. My new thing when learning all I can about a new place that I […]

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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 cancel the NOLA trip and I put all my energy into Northern Florida as our […]

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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 my true learning came from outside the school. Although, the one thing I did remember […]

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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 takes is a bit of searching for the right restaurant, with the right elements, and […]

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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, a living museum and re-enactment attraction taking you back through three centuries of St. Augustine […]

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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 pirates were only a small bit of St. Augustine’s history. Colonial Quarter St. Augustine is […]

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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 a fun option for my family. Originally, my goal was to stay closer to the […]

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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 I have contacted in other parts of the country have told me that they can […]

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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 go. But several times you strike gold when the trip coincides with a fun festival […]

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