Clearwater Beach

Clearwater Beach, FL

Clearwater Beach dazzles with impeccable beaches and inviting waters. Caladesi Island, off the north end of the beach, was recognized as the nation's best by Dr. Beach (2008).Besides the beaches, ther Read More »


Florida Style and Fashion

Destin, FL

When you're three days into a sunburn, says VISIT FLORIDA Shopping Insider Jeanette Scott, and you need something else to do during the heat of the day? Shopping. Aside from having the Weather Channel Read More »


Driving and Dining the Keys

Written by:Rachelle Lucas

One of the most scenic drives in the United States is peppered with great restaurants to try. Starting from the mainland down to Key West, the mile markers count down as you get closer to the Southern Read More »

  1. For Foodies
  2. Off The Beaten Path

See the Everglades from a Glider

Homestead, FL

Florida's Everglades region is one of a kind. And if you want a one-of-a-kind perspective on the River of Grass, what better view is there than gliding over it, riding the same air currents the short- Read More »


Kayaking Amelia Island

Amelia Island, FL

Kayaking Amelia Island's salt marshes offers the opportunity to see dolphins, manatees, otters, rays and other fish — and the chance to reconnect with nature, family and friends. Tours through the 40, Read More »


Florida Events Calendar


Whatever your passion, Florida has it. Here are just some of the major events scheduled this month in the Sunshine State: South Florida|Central Florida|North Florida SOUTH FLORIDA SUNFEST – Mus Read More »

  1. Cultured
  2. Outdoorsy
  3. Off The Beaten Path

Timucuan Preserve in NE Florida

This historical area where the St. John’s River meets the Atlantic Ocean is the perfect place to admire some of Florida’s richest history. On these 46,000 acres, French immigrants staked a claim in th Read More »


Dolphin Experience at Seaquarium

Miami, FL

At the Miami Seaquarium, you can sign up for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Actually, you can sign up for six once-in-a-lifetime experiences. The attraction's animal encounters include swimming with Read More »

Get out on (or in) the water with Fury Water Adventures in Key West.

6 Spectacular Ways to Test the Water

Written by:Shayne Benowitz

A fishing charter isnt the only way to get offshore and enjoy Floridas aquamarine waters. Whether youre soaring sky high, discovering underwater creatures, gliding across the marsh or taking in the Read More »

  1. Kid Friendly
  2. Outdoorsy
  3. Adventure

Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island, FL

Located along the Gulf of Mexico, just a short drive from Fort Myers, Sanibel Island is justly famed for its sunsets, lighthouse and luxurious resorts. By far, the most popular activity here is shelli Read More »


Royal Shell Vacations - Sanibel

Sanibel Island, FL

Beaches, shelling, fishing, golfing, kayaking, shopping, biking,cruising, ecotourism, wildlife viewing, birding, boating, or simply relaxing in the sun. With over 550 properties located on Southwest F Read More »


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  1. Charters
  2. Action Packed
  3. Fresh Water

Waldorf Astoria Naples

Naples, FL

Waldorf Astoria Naples offering unparalleled Hilton HHonors® Program benefits, is Southwest Florida’s insider secret for couples, families and business groups looking for an eco-smart beach retreat wi Read More »


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  1. Paddling
  2. Cultured
  3. Luxurious

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Champagne Balloon Flight

  1. Party Mode
  2. Guided Tours
  3. Budget Minded

Fall Getaways

Siesta Key, FL

20% discounts on advertised website prices on fall beach getaways at the beachfront units at Turtle Beach, a townhouse across from the powder white sands of Siesta Key public beach Read More »

  1. Biking
  2. Outdoorsy
  3. Paddling