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5 Must-Do’s in Clearwater, Florida

Clearwater is most famous for being home to miles of pristine sugar sand beaches. Time and time again, the soft white sands and clear waters, has led to Clearwater Beach being rated amongst the top beaches in the country. Quartz crystals give Florida Gulf beaches their trademark white sand. Off the beach, there are plenty […]

The Best Attractions in Pinellas County, Florida

Pinellas County is a highly populated area (900,000+ residents) on the west coast of Florida. This tourist hotspot is part of the Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater metro area. Most of all the great Tampa Bay tourist attractions, like the white sand beaches, beautiful nature preserves, quaint downtowns, boat tours, and museums and cultural attractions, are found throughout […]

11 Gorgeous Florida Gulf Coast Beaches

Florida’s Gulf coast is home to some of the country’s most amazing beaches. In fact, a number of them have been rated at some time or another as “the best.” While Florida’s Gulf side beaches do not shine in the surfing department due to the calmer more shallow waters, they are great for swimming and […]

Attraction of the Week: Pensacola Beach on Florida’s Emerald Coast

The Emerald Coast is a beautiful region of Northwestern Florida, one of the more natural and rural areas of the state. The term Emerald Coast refers to the beautiful emerald green waters found along the beaches of the coastal towns in Florida’s panhandle region. Pensacola Beach, Panama City Beach, and Destin have all become popular […]

Attraction of the Week: Sarasota Jungle Gardens

Sarasota is home to some of the Gulf’s most beautiful beaches. A vacation to the area must include at least a day or 2 relaxing at the smooth, white sand beaches of Siesta Key. In between beach visits, as you can only handle the harsh Florida heat and humidity for so long, you will find […]

6 Beautiful Beaches in Sarasota & Venice, Florida

Florida’s Southwest Coast is known for being home to some of the most gorgeous beaches in the country. Unlike the congested beaches of Tampa, Sarasota and Venice offer a less hectic ambiance and an all around more leisure oriented, beachy vibe compared to Tampa’s more commercialized vibe. Don’t get me wrong Tampa has some fabulous […]

Oscar Scherer State Park: A Relaxing Break on Florida’s Southwest Coast

Oscar Sherer State Park is a great choice for visitors to the Sarasota and Venice areas who are seeking something a bit different than beaches, cruises, and tourist attractions. If you are looking for a bit of peace and quiet, head straight over to Oscar Sherer State Park in Ospry, located halfway between Sarasota and […]

Fall in Florida: Visiting Beautiful Anna Maria Island

While most areas around the county are starting to see temperatures that dip into the lower 40s and 50s (and several even anticipating the first (or second!) snow storm of the season), the central Florida Gulf Coast is still averaging temperatures in the lower-mid 70’s.  Beautiful Anna Maria Island, located 45 minutes south of St. […]

Guy Harvey’s Rumfish Grill in St. Pete Beach

If you have ever seen Animal Planet’s original series Tanked, then you are well aware of the creative aquarium masterpieces designed by Wayde and Brett of Acrylic Tank Manufacturing, a Las Vegas based company. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the show, Tanked is a reality series which follows the extraordinary tasks of […]

Florida Beach Day Guide

It’s beginning to feel like the fall season…the pumpkin spice latte is back out, leaves are beginning to change color, the weather is getting cooler, and all thoughts of going to the beach are slowing starting to drift away. Well, everywhere but Florida that is! As the milder fall weather approaches starting in October in […]