Florida reigns as top retirement spot in 2020-2021 U.S. Rankings

Courtesy: Image by mayerbl1 from Pixabay Florida stole the show in the recent Best Places to Retire in the U.S. in 2020-2021 rankings by U.S. News.  The list analyzes data from the 150 largest metropolitan areas in the country and criteria metrics including overall happiness of residents, tax rates and quality of healthcare, and housing

Luxury beachside Faena Hotel Miami Beach ranked amongst top in America

Courtesy: Faena Miami Beach Hotel Just when you thought ‘Miamians’ couldn’t brag anymore about why people should take a trip down to South Beach… you thought wrong. In its 33rd annual Readers’ Choice Awards survey, Condé Nast Traveler released its top 10 favorite hotels in the U.S. voted by readers in 2020. As if South

Reservations for Annual Sea Turtle Fundraiser Now Open

Image by Pexels from Pixabay  Registration for the Sea Turtle Preservation Society’s annual fundraiser is now open as of September 9. Once registered online, participants will complete the event individually between September 12 to 15. The 2020 Turtle Krawl 5K virtual event offers participants the chance to come together to support sea turtle conservation while

Campaign to Help Tourism Industry in Florida Launched

Image by Michelle Maria from Pixabay  Governor Ron DeSantis and Visit Florida have teamed up to create a publicity campaign aimed at attracting Floridians to vacation across the state. The new tourism campaign kicked off on Wednesday, September 2, the same day the Tortuga Music Festival in Fort Lauderdale and Art Basel Miami Beach were

Cruisin’ USA: Take A Trip Down Florida’s Waterways on a Motorized Tiki Bar!

Photo : www.cruisintikis.com At Cruisin’ Tikis in Florida, you can rent what is a half motorized boat, half floating tiki bar, and cruise around like you don’t have a care in the world. This is one outdoor experience you do not want to miss. You can rent one of these motorized tiki bars all over

University of North Florida and Eckerd College Receive $150,000 Grant for Ocean Debris Reduction Efforts

Image by Pexels from Pixabay  The University of North Florida (UNF) and Eckerd College have received a $150,000 award from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The two educational institutions have partnered to try and help keep plastic out of our oceans. The money has been granted as part of a Marine Debris Program

Exploring Florida’s Resident Ghost Town

Beautiful beach on Indian Key, Florida, USA. Photo and Caption: JMcQ/Shutterstock.com Indian Key Historic State Park in the Florida Keys is another one of those hidden gems that not even resident Floridians know about, much less visit. The island was once home to the bustling town of Indian Key but now remains an uninhabited ghost

5 Best Kid Attractions in Florida

Image by Dmitrii Bardadim from Pixabay  Daytona Lagoon, Daytona Daytona Lagoon is Daytona Beach’s best water park and the best place to get your fix of water slides, a wave pool and great family fun in general. It makes for an ideal water park due to its size and for the amount of fun activities

Billion-Dollar Reservoir for Florida Everglades Thanks to Federal Contract

Image by emisoo2 from Pixabay  A federal bill worth $1.6B gives the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers authority to begin planned water development projects, including a reservoir for the Everglades. The 10,100-acre, $1.6 billion Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) reservoir project would begin as planned under a bill adopted by the U.S. House. The Water Resources

Where to Catch the 5 Best Sunsets in Florida

Image by David Frampton from Pixabay  St. George Island The St. George Lighthouse. Photo: www.floridasforgottencoast.com Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George Island State Park is a beautiful 22-mile barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico. Located just off North Florida’s Gulf Coast, St. George Island is one of the last inhabited yet unspoiled barrier islands