South Florida restaurant serves one of the top Thanksgiving dinners in the country

Fine dining establishment Toro Toro in Miami is offering a Thanksgiving menu for the holiday – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Toro Toro Thanksgiving is a time to take a break from work and enjoy time spent with friends and family, however, preparing Thanksgiving dinner can be stressful in itself! If you want to take

AAA predicts record travel numbers in Florida during Thanksgiving week

AAA – Thanksgiving Dinner — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: Ground Picture Thanksgiving is now less than a week away, and for many people looking to get away, holiday travel will begin on Friday. People are taking to the roads and the skies to travel, and for those going north, the present snowstorm may have

From train rides to a fossil museum, here are some fun and affordable things to do in Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay, FL – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Sean Pavone As we navigate increased prices from groceries to school supplies, the cost of entertainment has also risen. Scroll down to find some of the fun and affordable things happening around the Tampa Bay area. USF Performances The University of South Florida’s College of Arts

Central Florida Zoo reopens after four-week closure due to Hurricane Ian

Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens Entrance Sign – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by KLiK Photography Long after Hurricane Ian made landfall in the Sunshine State, the devastating storm that drenched the Central Florida region left its mark on one beloved attraction.  The Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens in Sanford, Florida finally managed to

Florida highways will resume tolls this weekend after Hurricane Ian’s effects

Tolls are back – View of Florida highway — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Viktoriya A Florida highway tolls were suspended on Sept. 26 ahead of Hurricane Ian’s impact on the state. Now, motorists on most Florida highways will again pay tolls. Toll authorities, including the Florida Department of Transportation, put out a news release announcing that

The Florida Aquarium Rooftop Terrace offers an entirely new event space overlooking Tampa Bay

The Florida Aquarium Rooftop Terrace – Photo courtesy: The Florida Aquarium Facebook page The famous Florida Aquarium in Channelside and Downtown Tampa has opened up its doors to a brand new space that overlooks the bustling Port Tampa Bay and the city. With a maximum capacity of over 200 people, The Florida Aquarium’s brand new

Restaurants you can’t miss along Florida’s famous shrimp coast

Shrimp Coast Stop – St. Augustine, FL. – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Sean Pavone North Florida, the home to America’s oldest city, St. Augustine, lives up to its name as “The First Coast” with a variety of historical sites. But for seafood enthusiasts, it is also known for its popular Mayport shrimp, named after

Florida’s population is anticipated to grow somewhat more slowly

Florida population growth slows – Florida Welcomes You Sign – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Sean Pavone The Sunshine State’s population growth is coming to a halt as deaths outpace births and as a rush of people moving from other states due to the COVID-19 pandemic slows down. Still, with approximately 22.25 million residents as of

Florida Travel Season: When to go for fewer crowds, travel deals, and better weather

General view of the Universal Studios Florida theme park – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Kamira Aside from its beautiful beaches, nonstop sunshine, and top-of-the-line theme parks, one of Florida’s biggest downsides is that there’s never a bad time to visit. The weather is nice and warm which means you’ll never have to worry about

Majority of Florida Memorial Day vacationers staying in the Sunshine State

City Walk Orlando – Memorial Day – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Kamira According to AAA, Orlando is currently the number one travel destination in the country for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend. Most of the traveling tourists are expected to be from right here in Florida. This year’s Memorial Day travels are not expected