Chihuly Art in Pond at Fairchild Botanical Gardens in Miami, FL – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Nava Fedaeff Mangoes at Edison & Ford Winter Estates – Fort Myers When Thomas Edison’s friend, Henry Ford, built a home next to his on the Caloosahatchee River in Fort Myers, the automotive tycoon named the estate “The
Coral Castle – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Madhu Koneru Most know Florida for its world-class theme parks, beautiful beaches, and hot weather, but do you know about its haunted dolls and castles? Florida is home to quirky, bizarre, and just plain unusual tourist attractions. These spots may not attract the millions of tourists that
Peter’s Rock Agama spotted in Florida. Courtesy: Sean McKnight, UF/IFAS Wildlife Ecology student. Florida is no stranger to invasive species of any kind: bugs, insects, reptiles, plants, you name it, we’ve got it. Earlier this year, Florida had a new character on the block, the Argentine Black and White Tegu, but this time, it’s the
Edward Leedskalnin next to a segment of Coral Castle. Courtesy: Coral Castle Museum website Nestled in an unincorporated portion of Miami-Dade County between Leisure City and Homestead lies a vast collection of hand-carved, multi-ton, megalithic coral structures. Recognized by the National Register of Historic Places in 1984, Coral Castle is a bit of a mystery,
Courtesy: Knaus Berry Farm’s cinnamon rolls-Photo by Laine Doss This year has arguably been a wash for practically everyone—however, South Florida has something to get excited about in late October. The iconic Knaus Berry Farm will be opening its doors on Oct. 27, “Lord willing,” according to a recent comment on social media. Known for
When drivers rev their 550-horsepower engines at Homestead-Miami Speedway this November, their cars will be equipped with aero ducts.
Scientists are still baffled how Edward Leedskalnin carved and constructed a castle from over 1,100 tons of coral by himself.