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

Amtrak suspends all Florida trains as rail worker strike continues to grow

Amtrak Empire Builder overnight passenger train from Chicago to Seattle passes through Index Washington – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Ian Dewar Photography Train companies located around the United States are bracing for an upcoming freight rail worker strike on Friday, and Amtrak is taking matters into its own hands by suspending long-distance train services

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

Florida will launch temporary toll rebate program for commuters

View of a tollbooth on the road at the entrance of Sanibel Island in Lee County, Florida. Sunpass holders go through an express lane to pay toll. – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by EQ Roy Republican Governor Ron DeSantis announced on Thursday that a six-month highway toll rebate program would start in Florida and be

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

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