Florida’s greatest beach bar? Our favorite top ten for food, drink, scenery, and waterfront views!

Bar food and drink – Natural light photo of romantic beach evening on the sunset with glass of water and dinner — Courtesy: Yarlander Even while we adore lounging on our well-known Florida beaches, we’re even larger fans of taking in the same warm, sunny environment while reclining at a beach bar in our most

Four Idyllic Small Towns Along Florida’s Gulf Coast

Perdido Key, Florida Gulf Coast — Courtesy: Shutterstock — George Dodd III The Gulf Coast is many things to many people, from manatees and leisurely swimming in iridescent waters to visiting state parks and museums. Amazing fishing, golfing, and dining can be found along the Gulf Coast, which stretches from western Florida to the border

Plans for Florida’s spring break beaches ruined by strong waves and hazardous rip currents

Spring Break Sunny Isles Beach — Courtesy: Shutterstock — B Cruz Plans for spring break on Florida beaches on the Atlantic and Gulf coastlines have been postponed due to hazardous swimming conditions caused by strong waves and potentially fatal rip currents. This week, strong southeasterly winds will likely result in rough surf and a high

In Florida, the sea turtle breeding season starts along the coast

Sea Turtle Hatchlings – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Kjersti Joergensen Wildlife officials would like to remind both Floridians and visitors that everyone contributes to the protection of sea turtles, as it is officially sea turtle breeding season. Many kinds of threatened and endangered sea turtles nest along Florida’s shores between the month of March

Red tide caused Florida to lose $2.7 billion in only one year

Red Tide algae bloom in the ocean – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Alfred Rowan Due to a decline in tourism, Florida’s poisonous red tide has resulted in losses of billions of dollars in just one year. According to a recent research by the University of Central Florida’s Rosen College of Hospitality Management published in

After traveling 34,000 miles, a 1,400-pound great white shark makes an appearance off the coast of Florida on New Year’s Day

Great White Shark – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Martin Prochazkacz Off the shore of Daytona Beach, Florida, on New Year’s Day, a massive great white shark almost the size of a car was spotted. Since he was first tagged in Nova Scotia, researchers have been tracking the male shark, named Breton, who weighs over

Records are broken by sea turtle nests on U.S. beaches in Florida

Sea turtle hatchlings on beach – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Julian Wiskemann Thousands of sea turtles have spent the last few months making the arduous journey from the ocean to beaches in the United States to deposit their eggs, just as they have done for millions of years. Despite mounting concerns about the challenges

America’s best small beach town of 2023 is Boca Grande in Florida

Aerial view of residential houses in island small town Boca Grande on Gasparilla Island in southwest Florida – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Bilanol Only a small percentage of the nearly 140 million tourists who visit Florida each year make their way to tranquil Gasparilla Island and Boca Grande, the island’s main town, which is

Five deaths from ‘flesh-eating’ bacteria have been reported by Florida officials in Tampa Bay since January

Flesh-eating bacteria found on in Tampa Bay (Not pictured); No Swimming Advisory Sign On Beach – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Jean Faucett According to Florida officials, five people have been proven deceased in the Tampa Bay area as a result of a flesh-eating bacteria that is known to lurk near beaches. The vibrio vulnificus

Florida beaches harbor deadly risks, a study reveals

Beaches – Surfers by rip current – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Exotico y Barato Photos You might picture smooth, white sands and azure oceans when you think of Florida beaches. But both locals and visitors should keep in mind that they are also notorious for having the highest number of rip current fatalities in