Take a Road Trip to Florida’s Most Magical Places

Map of the magical Florida Road Trip. Photo: Google Maps Florida is filled with so many wonderful fairytale-like places. From wolves and castles to shimmering emerald-green water and forests, Florida itself seems like it is seemingly straight out of a fairytale. Located right here in the Sunshine State we even have a few caves and

Florida To Be Home to the World’s Largest Drive-In Movie Theatre

Photo: www.onlyinyourstate.com/Facebook Eustis Drive-In Movie Theater Drive-in movie theaters are quickly becoming all the rage around the country.  Lighthouse 5 will open as the world’s largest drive-in movie theatre in Eustis, FL once construction is completed. This five-screen drive-in cinema will not only be the largest in the entire world, but it will also have

11 Things Floridians Will Swear By Till the Day They Die

Image by Makoto Seimori from Pixabay  “You know you’re from Florida when…” We love nothing better than being able to call ourselves Florida residents. We like to think about how we live where many people vacation (or wish they could). But, like with any other state, living in Florida has different challenges and advantages. We

Protests in Florida Peaceful Despite Weekend Riots

Protesters gathered in downtown Orlando to show support for George Floyd on Saturday, May 30, 2020. George Floyd died after a confrontation while in police custody on Monday, May 25, 2020. Photo and Caption: Ira Bostic/Shutterstock.com Protests have erupted across the Sunshine State and nationwide after the May 25 death of George Floyd, a black

The History of the Matheson Hammock Name

Aerial view of Matheson Hammock Park in Miami, Florida, USA. Photo: Abel Santamarina/Shutterstock.com South Floridians, may be familiar with Matheson Hammock Park, or simply “Matheson Hammock” as it is referred to by the locals, but did you know that Matheson was named after a real person? The name comes from a man named William John

“Giant” Lizard Established as an Invasive Species in Florida

Argentine black and white tegu. Photo and Caption: Stan Kirkland/Florida FWC/www.fox13news.com The culprit is what is known as the Argentine Black and White Tegu and it is posing a real threat to wildlife in Florida and Georgia. The Argentine Black and White Tegu is the largest lizard of its species. It can grow up to

St. Pete Pier Closed Until Further Notice Due to COVID-19 Outbreak

Photo: www.fox13news.com The St. Petersburg Pier will remain closed until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic. The City of St. Petersburg gave an original grand opening date of May 30 but fears about spreading the novel coronavirus forced the City to postpone the reopening of the Pier until proper phased guidelines are announced by

Florida’s Rare Blue Bee Rediscovered in Central Florida’s Lake Wales Ridge

A photo of Florida’s ultra-rare Calamintha Bee, as seen while being observed by researchers in central Florida in spring 2020. Photo: Facebook/Florida Museum/Chase Kimmel/Jaret Daniels/ www.newsbreak.com Caption: www.disclose.tv The Sunshine State’s iconic wildlife includes the American alligator, the Florida panther, the scrub jay and the manatee, and now, the ultra-rare Blue Calamintha bee. The rediscovered

Don Shula, Former Miami Dolphins Head Coach, Dies at 90

Former Miami Dolphins head coach Don Shula is greeted on the field by former players during half time at an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Miami Gardens, Florida, USA. The 1972 undefeated team was celebrated on the field. Photo and Caption: AP Photo/Brynn Anderson/www.fox8.com Don Shula was the

The 5 Best Hidden Restaurants In Florida

Dixie Crossroads in Titusville, Florida, USA. Photo: www.onlyinyourstate.com/florida If during these times you find your mind wandering about dining out again, you may want to head into these five hidden gems found all around Florida! From seafood to sandwiches to the Dessert of the Day, all of these restaurants are not well-known but may have