Five family-friendly vacations in Florida that aren’t at Disney World

Cocoa Beach Pier – Courtesy: Shutterstock — Zhukova Valentyna The majority of people immediately think of Disney World when considering family-friendly holidays in Florida. There is so much more to Florida than its amusement parks, even if we all adore Mickey Mouse and everything he has to offer. Florida’s year-round pleasant weather is ideal for

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, here are some of the most romantic getaways in the Sunshine State

Romantic beach trip – Key West Beach – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Stockdonkey Florida is a great destination for both romantic getaways for you and your significant other as well as fun excursions with your family and friends. The Sunshine State has a lot to offer, including wonderful beaches, outdoor activities, top-notch eating, and

Remember that mysterious object found on a Florida beach? It’s a shipwreck!

Shipwreck appearing through sand — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: Yehonatan Richter Levin Theories about what the unusual 80-foot-long wood and metal object at Daytona Beach Shores in Volusia County, Florida, might have been solved after it was discovered last month. Some speculated that it might be a piece of a shipwreck. It was suggested

A chest labeled “NEVERBREAK” mysteriously appeared ashore on Florida beach

Treasure chest washes up on Florida shore – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Isabella Pfenninger With over 1,350 miles of beaches and natural areas along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, Florida boasts the second-longest coastline of any state in the contiguous United States. Due to its peculiar geography and topography, the state is

Spooky Spots: 5 creepy places to visit in Florida

Creepy Biltmore Hotel – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Rafel The Sunshine State may be best known for its crystal clear beaches, exciting theme parks, historical museums, and adventurous hiking trails, but it also has its fair share of spooky spots. Like most places classified as haunted, these Florida destinations are characterized by bizarre stories

The best New Year’s Eve celebrations in Northeast Florida

New Year’s Eve Fireworks on Beach — Courtesy: Shutterstock — Image by: Orofinto 2021 is reaching its close with 2022 right around the corner, and soon it’ll be time to ring in the new year.  Here are some of the best New Year’s Eve celebrations planned in Northeast Florida: Jacksonville Jacksonville’s New Year’s Eve Fireworks

The ultimate guide to Florida’s quirkiest tourist attractions

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

Florida comes in at No. 2 on 2021 Most “Fun State” in America list according to new survey

Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Shift Drive “Fun” is perceived and interpreted differently by everyone. One thing that may be fun for you may not be for someone else. However, one thing that remains constant: Florida has at least 1 fun thing for everyone. Some states are blessed with fun at every turn, and in

Florida comes in second to only Hawaii for 2021 summer ‘Dream Destination’

Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by icemanphotos It seems like traveling is a top priority on many Americans’ wish list this upcoming summer season.  Because last year canceled millions of plans for domestic and international travel due to pandemic closures, the travel bug is hitting even harder this time around, causing plans to find the next

Florida lands multiple 4 and 5-star rated properties in 2021 Forbes Travel Guide Star Awards

The Breakers Palm Beach, Palm Beach’s storied luxury resort – Courtesy: Forbes Travel Guide Despite declining travel figures in the year 2020, Florida has managed to remain a top travel destination in the world thanks to its wide selection of resorts, restaurants, destinations, entertainment, and more.  Helping Florida maintain its status as a top travel