The Sunshine State’s Lion Country Safari is named one of the nation’s Top 5 safari parks

Lion Country Safari, Loxahatchee, FL – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by mariakray Providing a one-on-one experience with exotic animals since 1967, and rumored to be the first-ever cage-less zoo in the U.S., Lion Country Safari has officially been named the fifth best safari park in the nation in USA Today’s “10 Best” Readers’ Choice 2022

Can I go glamping in Florida?

Glamping Set Up – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Moise Sebastian The word “glamping” is a perfect blend of “glamorous” and “camping,” and it describes a semi-luxurious overnight outdoor experience. Africa safaris have been around since way before the term glamping became trendy, and are an example of how to combine outdoor adventure and amenities

Florida public libraries and Florida State Parks team up to launch The Real Florida Reader program

Located in Florida, Ichetucknee Springs State Park – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Joanne Dale This summer, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Florida State Parks and its partners will extend outdoor access for all Floridians through the Real Florida Program. Through a collaboration between the Florida Department of State’s Division of Library and Information

This small Florida city is a top U.S. summer destination on Airbnb and has more canals than Venice

Cape Coral, Florida – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by John Mantell Craving a relaxing gondola ride down a Venetian canal, but don’t want to fly all the way to Italy this summer? Try Cape Coral, Florida, instead. This small Florida city has over 400 miles of canals, more than anywhere else in the world–including Venice.

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

Florida Memorabilia Fest takes over Gulfport on Saturday

Memorabilia Fest Gulfport, FL – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by SevenMaps Ken Breslauer, who’s written several books on the Sunshine State’s mid-century tourism and its long-vanished roadside attractions, believes he truly understands why native Floridians, like him, treasure Florida memories that no longer exist.  “It’s funny how as you grow up you develop this loyalty

Victims of the Surfside condo collapse may receive almost $1bn in settlement

Surfside Building Collapse Site – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Felix Mizioznikov A tentative, nearly $1bn settlement has finally been reached in a class-action lawsuit brought together by the devastated families of survivors and victims of last June’s condominium collapse in Surfside, Florida, an attorney announced on Wednesday. Harley S. Tropin disclosed the $997m settlement

Giveaways, music, and nearly 2,000 Jeeps: Florida Jeep Jam returns to PCB

Florida Jeep Jam at Hammerhead Fred’s Panama City Beach – Courtesy: Hammerhead Fred’s PANAMA CITY BEACH – The Southeast’s most famous Jeep rally cruises back to the Gulf Coast this week. The Florida Jeep Jam returns with approximately 2,000 Jeep drivers, 10,000 Jeep enthusiasts, and loads of Jeep-related activities along one of the “World’s Most

Florida takes over Airbnb Top 10 list of trending summer destinations

Woman Using Airbnb on Tablet — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Daniel Krason According to Airbnb, Florida destinations are major travel hotspots this summer. The company made the announcement on Wednesday after seeing signs that people are anxious to travel again after the pandemic. Six Florida areas placed in the Top 10 trending summer domestic travel destinations

Miami Grand Prix: Formula 1 festivities were all over South Florida on race day

Miami Grand Prix – Max Verstappen Wins — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Motorsports Photographer There couldn’t be a Miami Grand Prix without an F1 race celebration on the beach. Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won the Miami Grand Prix at the Hard Rock Stadium on Sunday, after getting ahead of the Ferrari of Formula 1 World Championship