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17 Fun Things to do in Orlando Besides Theme Parks

Who says you can’t have a fantastic time in Orlando without visiting a theme park? Aside from the world famous Disney and Universal theme parks, the Orlando area is home to a number of beautiful parks, interesting museums, great local restaurants and shops, a handful of waterfront attractions, entertaining shows, and much more. All too […]

Attraction of the Week: Silver Springs State Park

Silver Springs State Park, located near Ocala in central Florida, is a unique road trip attraction for anyone traveling through this quaint, rural area of Florida. Silver Springs, which has been attracting visitors since the 1870’s, is Florida’s oldest tourist attraction. The park is most well known for its’ famous Glass Bottom Boat rides, which […]

Circle B Bar Reserve: A Frightening Walk Down Alligator Alley

Circle B Bar Reserve is the perfect day trip for both Tampa residents looking to escape the congestion and also Orlando tourists who are looking for a relaxing day off from the theme parks. Located in Lakeland, the reserve is just an hour drive from both cities. Here you will enjoy a refreshing change of […]

The World’s Longest Continuous Sidewalk: Tampa’s Bayshore Blvd.

Tampa is most known its’ top notch tourist attractions including Busch Gardens, Lowry Park Zoo, and The Florida Aquarium. In addition to these well known entertainment options, the Tampa Bay area is home to several popular sports teams: the Tampa Buccaneers, the Tampa Bay Rays, and the Tampa Bay Lighting. Aside from culture, entertainment, and […]

8 Great Nature Walks in the Tampa Bay Area

The Tampa Bay area is home to countless beautiful parks and preserves. The temperate yearly climate gives you plenty of opportunities to enjoy nature, observe wildlife, and and take a relaxing walk far away from the beach and mall crowds. Although the summer season can be a bit hot and muggy, you just have to […]

Dolphin Watching in Madeira Beach, Florida

A trip to Florida’s Gulf Coast would not be complete without catching a glimpse of a few dolphins. Taking a cruise is your best option for viewing these beautiful mammals up close. Hubbard’s Marina, located on John’s Pass in beautiful Madeira Beach, is the perfect place for your first dolphin cruise. Laid-back, friendly hour and […]

A St. Petersburg Oasis: Beautiful, Tropical Sunken Gardens

There are plenty of beautiful, unique places to explore in St. Petersburg, Florida. Sunken Gardens, a 100+ year old historical attraction, features an amazing collection of exotic plants and animals. Sunken Gardens is a beautiful place to visit when you need an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and hectic beach areas. […]