Vacation Rentals in Florida Could Reopen Again Very Soon

Photo: Paul Brennan/Pixabay.com According to Ron DeSantis, vacation rentals that were ordered to close down due to the coronavirus pandemic may be able to open up again soon, pending they submit requests to the governor before reopening the vacation rentals. The Florida governor made the announcement on Friday, May 15 via The News Service of

Florida Holds Its Breath as It Reopens Its Bars, Gyms and Restaurants Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

People use the treadmills and other equipment at Optimum Gym in Tampa on Monday, May 18, the first day it was back open for members. Caption and Photo: www.cnn.com Local bars and diners in Miami-Dade and Broward County threw open its doors to residents and tourists itching to get back to normal on Monday, May

Governor Ron DeSantis: Florida Could Host NFL Games in the Fall

Aerial view of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at the University of Florida in Gainesville. Photo and Caption:  felixtm/Depositphotos.com Governor DeSantis said on May 13 that the University of Florida (UF) could allow NFL teams to use Florida Field, better known as the Swamp if they need venues to play football in the fall. The Florida

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

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

Florida Aquarium’s Knobby Cactus Corals’ Birth Signifies Hope to Help Save the World’s Third Largest Coral Reef

A knobby cactus coral. Photo: Tina Sotis/Shutterstock.com A species of coral reef has been bred in human care for the first time, a breakthrough that scientists in Florida say may help slow the decline of coral reef die-off. The ridged cactus coral reproduced for the first known time in a lab setting at the Florida

The Sun Will Come Out for Florida’s Tourism Industry Despite COVID-19 Shutdown

Downtown Miami, Florida, USA, and the port, seen from MacArthur Causeway at sunset. Photo: Dreamframer/Shutterstock.com Florida’s economy depends heavily on travel and tourism. We all know that. It’s a scary time right now to even think about it but in the long run, this pandemic will affect our travel and tourism industry more than we

Inside Florida’s Natural Orange Juice Visitor Center

Beautiful orange groves of Florida on a sunny day. Photo: Jason Patrick Ross/Shutterstock.com If you’ve ever seen a Florida orange Juice commercial, you’ll know that Florida produces the best oranges and therefore, the best orange juice in the country. Year after year Florida provides America with the most of its orange juice. Freshly squeezed and

Florida Ranked Best Place to Retire in the Country in 2020

Sunset at Naples Beach, Florida. Photo: Susanne Pommer/Shutterstock.com Florida was ranked the top state in the entire country for places to retire in 2020 by Money-Rates.com back in January. Florida also ranked number one last year for Money-Rates.com, too. It’s not much of a surprise, however. With our great, year-round weather and reasonably affordable rent