Need a summer trip idea? Rosemary Beach is officially the most Instagrammed town on Florida’s Highway 30A

Rosemary Beach, FL – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Alan LeStourgeon With the same crystal-white sand and gorgeous layout as its due-west counterparts on Highway 30A on Florida’s Gulf Coast, Rosemary Beach seems to be the most charming.  With board porches, deep eaves, and tucked-away gardens, the town’s one-of-a-kind architecture is influenced by St. Augustine,

In South Florida, about 300 flights have been delayed or canceled

Hundreds of flights canceled due to stormy weather – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by FTiare Air traffic delays and cancellations persisted across the state of Florida on Saturday afternoon, including at all three of South Florida’s main airports. The rainy weather moving throughout South Florida has put a halt on vacation plans for hundreds of

SeaWorld Orlando is offering free admission to Florida teachers

SeaWorld Entrance – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Roka SeaWorld Orlando is offering Florida teachers free unlimited admission to its parks through August 31. All certified and active K-12 Florida school teachers are encouraged to take advantage of the complimentary park admission. If interested in participating, public school teachers must pre-register online using their ID.me

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 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

Indulge in a slice of history in historic Pensacola, Florida

Fort Pickens, Pensacola, FL — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Krumpelman Photography The history of the Sunshine State goes far back. In 1559, about 6 years before the founding of St. Augustine, Florida, a group of Spanish settlers and explorers, led by famous explorer Tristan de Luna, dropped anchor in what would become Pensacola Bay. Here, they

Florida expects millions of spring breakers while facing major staff shortages

Spring Breakers Enjoy the Beach — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Jillian Cain Photography While Florida saw a bleak 1,500 people a day in 2020 and about 65,000 Spring Breakers in 2021, it is estimated that 570,000 students will be on holiday in the Sunshine State this year.  The University of South Florida and the majority of

Volusia remains world shark bite capital as Florida attacks skyrocket in 2021

Shark Bite; Bull Shark In its Natural Habitat — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Carlos Grillo According to the annual update from the International Shark Attack File, Florida remains the shark bite capital of the world as numbers increased globally after three years of declines. The group released its annual report this month and found a total