Courtesy: Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park | Florida State Parks Occupying thousands of miles of coastline, it’s no surprise that the Sunshine State is home to some of the coolest lighthouses in the nation! Florida comes in at number seven in the U.S., with over 25 lighthouses across the state on and offshore. Lighthouses were
First Thanksgiving depiction—Courtesy: State Archives of Florida/Florida Memory Leave it to Florida to somehow be connected to everything. For years, it has been thought and taught in many schools that the first Thanksgiving gathering and feast was held between the Pilgrims and resident Indian Wampanoag tribe of New England at Plymouth Rock in 1621. Some
Image by Wokandapix from Pixabay If you like to drink wine and happen to be a Florida resident, listen up: you’re paying almost $3 per gallon in state wine taxes for your rosé!!! According to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation, Florida wine drinkers pay the equivalent of $2.25 per gallon in state wine
A creepy photo of a church in Key West, Florida, USA. Image by Jody Davis from Pixabay It may not be Halloween or even October yet, so a scary ghost story may not be appreciated right now. But hauntings and ghosts don’t take vacations or breaks. Florida is ripe with places that are haunted, and
Map of the magical Florida Road Trip. Photo: Google Maps Florida is filled with so many wonderful fairytale-like places. From wolves and castles to shimmering emerald-green water and forests, Florida itself seems like it is seemingly straight out of a fairytale. Located right here in the Sunshine State we even have a few caves and
Are the spooky experiences the Cuban Club in Tampa and the St. Augustine Lighthouse enough to land the two places on USA Today’s 10Best list for Best Haunted Destination?
From Tallahassee to the Keys, here’s a list of the best events across the Sunshine State to celebrate the Fourth of July!
Henry Morrison Flagler may have made his fortune in oil, but his legacy is fueled by his work in Florida.
The Castillo de San Marcos is the oldest masonry fort in North America.