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The Best Breakfast Places near Tampa Bay Beaches

Tampa Bay, on Florida’s beautiful Gulf Coast, is home to some of the country’s top ranked beaches. Most notably, Clearwater attracts millions of tourists with its’ fine quartz white sand and clear water. However, there are many other wonderful beaches throughout beautiful Pinellas County. As you will probably be getting up early to beat both […]

The Sea Screamer in Clearwater: The World’s Largest Speedboat

Florida’s Gulf Coast is one of the most popular destinations in the country for sun worshippers. Clearwater is a beach lover’s paradise with over 14.5 million visitors in 2021 alone! With fun activities available both on and off the water, there is never a dull moment. While this beach is most known for its’ trademark […]

5 Free National Parks to Visit

Yellowstone (est. 1872) was America’s First National Park, while New River Gorge National Park in West Virginia is the newest addition (est. 2020). Planning your annual vacation around one of the 63 national parks (424 national park sites) makes for a great budget friendly trip. Vacations today can be super costly with the high price […]

15 Hikes with Scenic Water Views

Hiking is a wonderful way to explore the natural flora and fauna of a new area, birdwatch, get in some exercise and sunshine, and enjoy some fantastic scenery. Featured below are 15 wonderful easy-moderate hikes, each featuring a beautiful vista of a creek, lake, the coast, or any other body of water. A scenic water […]

20 Spectacular Free Tourist Attractions in the Southeast

From the enchanting Appalachian mountains, to the white sand Florida Gulf Coast beaches, to rich historical cities, there is something interesting to see and do in the Southeast no matter your travel destination. Below I have featured 20 spectacular Southeastern tourist attractions, all free to visit! Of course, there is much more to see and […]

The 20 Best Attractions in Orlando Besides Disney & Universal

If you take any time out to explore Orlando outside of the Disney and Universal parks, you will find that there is much to do. From huge shopping malls, to nature preserves, to museums, to fun themed restaurants, there is a bit of something for everyone in “The City Beautiful.” So on your next (or […]

The Top 10 things to do in the Smoky Mountains

The Smoky Mountains region is one of the most gorgeous areas in the country. Woodsy hiking trails through diverse terrain (The Smokies is the most biodiverse national park), waterfalls, and scenic overlooks and drives populate the area. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is one of the most visited parks in the country seeing over […]

5 Easy Waterfall Hikes in the Smokies

The Smoky Mountains National Park is home to over 100 waterfalls. Fortunately, many of these natural wonders are easily accessible via an easy-moderate hike of no more than a few miles. According to the NPS, ample rainfall (the area sees over 55 inches per year) and elevation gradient creates the perfect condition for waterfalls. The […]

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 […]

10 Must-Dos in St. Petersburg, Florida

This beautiful Gulf Coast city is a great destination for year-round fun-in-the-sun. Nicknamed “the Sunshine City” for its’ attractive climate, St. Petersburg is a popular oasis for fitness buffs, fishermen, boaters, beach goers, and golfers. The city holds the Guinness Book World record for “the most consecutive days of sunshine” (768 days). In addition to […]