A list of the best fall getaways in Florida (Because there’s way more to see than just beaches)

St. Petersburg, Florida – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Matthew Yoder Looking for a fall getaway full of wonderful sights without pesky flights? Thankfully, the Sunshine State has a little something for everyone. This autumn season is the greatest time of year to explore Florida, thanks to the perfectly balanced weather that’s just chilled enough

South Florida makes a major difference on International Coastal Cleanup Day

Trash Beach Cleanup South Florida – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Serenethos Over the past weekend, South Florida joined a global effort to remove tons of trash and debris from our waterways and oceans on International Coastal Cleanup Day.  The mission was launched by the Ocean Conservancy nonprofit 36 years ago and has grown incredibly.

Experts name Navarre Beach, Florida one of the best places to live in the U.S.

Navarre Beach, Florida — Courtesy: Image by McRonny from Pixabay The secret is out! Navarre, Florida’s population is exploding because it’s an amazing place to live according to experts. Navarre snagged a spot on the 2021-2022 Best Place to Live in the United States list by Money, coming in hot at No. 34. It was

Condé Nast Traveler names four Florida beaches as best in the U.S.

Aerial View of Miami Beach, South Beach – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Mia2you Summer officially comes to an end on September 22, but all Floridians know that there’s really no such thing as “the end of summer.” Summer in the Sunshine State lasts year-round. With that being said, it comes as no surprise that

Baby sea turtles are hatching along the Sunshine State’s beaches — Here’s what you can do to keep Florida’s sea turtles safe

Sea Turtle Hatchlings – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Kjersti Joergensen CLEARWATER, Fla. — Every sea turtle season, state wildlife officials make it a priority to remind beachgoers of the importance of keeping baby turtle hatchlings safe as they make their way to the ocean on their own. Throughout the weekend, Florida Fish and Wildlife

Tripadvisor names Miami one of the best U.S. cities to visit with family

Family enjoying beach in Miami, Florida – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Irina Wilhauk Summer may be coming to an end, but not here in Miami. The city is known to stay warm year-round, while fun never comes to a halt. Tripadvisor has updated its Family Vacation Guide and announced that Miami, Florida is one

Sharks take refuge in Florida canal as red tide outbreaks continue to strike Florida

Chasing Sharks – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Matt Reston Hundreds of coastal sharks have migrated to a Florida canal, taking refuge to escape the catastrophic effects of a toxic red tide outbreak that has already killed hundreds of tons of marine animals.  Buttonwood Harbor residents on Longboat Key have recorded strange footage of blacktip,

A summer of red tides has stacked 600 tons of dead fish and sea life on Florida beaches

Red Tide Beach Covered Dead Fish – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Mark Winfrey A red tide has made its way to the Gulf Coast of Florida, causing major problems for wildlife and its local communities. As of last week, more than 613 tons of fish and marine life in and near Tampa have been

Daytona International Speedway’s ‘Magic of Lights’ holiday event set to return for 2021

Daytona Magic of Lights – Courtesy: Image by Daytona International Speedway When planning a holiday vacation, many trip-goers happily trade dazzling snow for sparkly sand beaches and warm breezes. Visitors have always been intrigued by the way Floridians mix their well-known beaches and warm weather with the best of the holidays. Commonly known as the

Florida comes in at No. 2 on 2021 Most “Fun State” in America list according to new survey

Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Shift Drive “Fun” is perceived and interpreted differently by everyone. One thing that may be fun for you may not be for someone else. However, one thing that remains constant: Florida has at least 1 fun thing for everyone. Some states are blessed with fun at every turn, and in