AAA predicts record travel numbers in Florida during Thanksgiving week

AAA – Thanksgiving Dinner — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: Ground Picture Thanksgiving is now less than a week away, and for many people looking to get away, holiday travel will begin on Friday. People are taking to the roads and the skies to travel, and for those going north, the present snowstorm may have

This Florida beach town was rated the number-one surf spot in the U.S.

Surf Hotspot: Cocoa Beach, FL Pier – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by lunamarina The top surfing locations in the world provide more than just consistent waves. The perfect surf spot requires warm water, lots of breaks, and a long, wide beach. Additionally, it helps if there is a lively surf posse in the water. All

Fun things to do this weekend in Orlando & beyond

Orlando, FL Skyline – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Sean Pavone This weekend upcoming weekend, Orlando and Central Florida have lots going on! Check out the list below to find out which events are coming to the central Florida area this weekend. November 4, 2022 2022 Taste of Space Celebrity Chef Event:  Celebrity chefs Rocco

Here’s when Orlando resort parks and events reopened after Hurricane Ian

World Sphere at Universal Orlando Resort – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by VIAVAL TOURS ORLANDO, Fl. – Universal Orlando Resort, including CityWalk, has begun its phased reopening of several portions of its resort for guests on Friday after Hurricane Ian made landfall in Florida and barreled through the area.  Halloween Horror Nights opened on Friday

The Florida Aquarium Rooftop Terrace offers an entirely new event space overlooking Tampa Bay

The Florida Aquarium Rooftop Terrace – Photo courtesy: The Florida Aquarium Facebook page The famous Florida Aquarium in Channelside and Downtown Tampa has opened up its doors to a brand new space that overlooks the bustling Port Tampa Bay and the city. With a maximum capacity of over 200 people, The Florida Aquarium’s brand new

Everglades Jetport: The “greatest airport in the world” that never came to be

Everglades Jetport – Credit: The AirportHistory.org Collection via Miami Dade Aviation Department The Everglades Jetport, as it was named when the project launched in 1968, began its life right at the end of the Golden Age of air travel, when plane cabins were covered in smoke from cigars and filled with the loud clinking of

Here’s why this coastal Florida city is one of the best places in the United States to relocate

Naples, FL – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Andriy Blokhin Naples has long been a favorite destination for tourists and second-home purchasers looking for a lively, amiable setting to unwind in the Sunshine State. This Gulf of Mexico city is well-known for its heavenly white-sand beaches and top-notch golf courses, but it is also quickly

Pigeon Key: Island at the Seven Mile Bridge has dazzling scenery & history

Pigeon Key, Island in Monroe County, Florida – Courtesy: Melissa P., Florida Insider Florida Keys residents and visitors are again walking, running, cycling, rollerblading, and watching sunrises and sunsets along a piece of the famous Old Seven Mile Bridge that parallels the Florida Keys Overseas Highway in the Middle Keys. Rehabilitation construction on the popular

Florida Travel Season: When to go for fewer crowds, travel deals, and better weather

General view of the Universal Studios Florida theme park – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Kamira Aside from its beautiful beaches, nonstop sunshine, and top-of-the-line theme parks, one of Florida’s biggest downsides is that there’s never a bad time to visit. The weather is nice and warm which means you’ll never have to worry about

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,