A list of the best fall getaways in Florida (Because there’s way more to see than just beaches)

St. Petersburg, Florida – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Matthew Yoder Looking for a fall getaway full of wonderful sights without pesky flights? Thankfully, the Sunshine State has a little something for everyone. This autumn season is the greatest time of year to explore Florida, thanks to the perfectly balanced weather that’s just chilled enough

SpaceX’s first all-civilian crew returns to Earth, splashing down off Florida coast

SpaceX Crew Dragon Spacecraft — Courtesy: Image by Evgeniyqw from Shutterstock CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Just after three days in space, SpaceX’s first all-civilian crew returned back to Earth on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, coming down off the Florida coast to finish a historic mission. “It’s been an amazing ride for everyone,” Inspiration4 mission director

It’s lit – literally. Floridians can take a see-through kayak tour above bioluminescent lagoons

Bioluminescence – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by WeichengHan Many are unaware of the hidden wonder sitting right along Florida’s Space Coast.  Florida’s Space Coast sits right in the center of the sunshine state’s east coast. Its name comes from Cape Canaveral, the launching point for many of NASA’s space missions. It is just 45 minutes

Multi-Million dollar sand renourishment project by Army Corps is underway in Cocoa Beach

Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Mia2you Central Florida’s popular Space Coast beach destination will soon be getting a fresh coating of fine sand thanks to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  Several miles off the shore of Cape Canaveral, new sand deposits were dredged and pumped for the estimated $10.6 million project awarded to the

Florida’s Lighthouses and Our List of the Ones You Should Visit on your Next Trip

Courtesy: Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park | Florida State Parks Occupying thousands of miles of coastline, it’s no surprise that the Sunshine State is home to some of the coolest lighthouses in the nation! Florida comes in at number seven in the U.S., with over 25 lighthouses across the state on and offshore.  Lighthouses were

2020: Florida’s year in review—Stories that made this year memorable

Happy New Year 2021 text on the beach. Abstract background photo of coming New Year 2021 and leaving the year of 2020 Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Maps Expert As the world begins to turn the page on 2020 and look forward to a new year in 2021, we at Florida Insider decided to compile

Top 10 “Must Visit” Beaches in Florida

Beautiful Crandon Park Beach located in Key Biscayne in Miami. Courtesy: Shutterstock-Photo by Fotoluminate LLC Among many things, Florida is known for its year-round beach weather, white-sand beaches, and clear coastal waters. When combined, those three attributes create a blissful scene along Florida’s coastline and make them a “must-visit” when passing through the Sunshine State.

World Space Week welcomed with successful SpaceX satellite launch

Falcon 9 Rocket launching from Kennedy Space Center early Tuesday, Oct. 6. Courtesy: SpaceX Twitter. After weeks of scratched launches due to Florida’s unpredictable weather patterns, SpaceX celebrated another successful Starlink launch into space on its Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral on Tuesday, Oct. 6. The rocket launched from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center at

Three Historic Launches to Take Place in Florida’s Space Coast

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket is transported from the Horizontal Integration Facility to Space Launch Complex-37 on Nov. 14, 2019 in preparation to launch the NROL-44 mission for the National Reconnaissance Office in 2020. Photo and Caption Credit: United Launch Alliance Florida’s Space Coast is in for a real treat if

8 Communities Compete to Be U.S. Space Force’s Florida Headquarters

Governor Ron DeSantis has endorsed all eight nomination letters for communities looking to host the U.S. Space Force headquarters. Following a call on Tuesday, June 7, with staff from the Florida Congressional delegation, Space Florida announced Gov. Ron DeSantis had endorsed the nomination letters from all eight communities vying for the Space Force headquarters. Space