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 »

Food Tours

Driving and Dining the Keys

Written by:Rachelle Lucas

One of the most scenic road trips in the United States, a hundred miles of island-hopping coastal highway from Key Largo to Key West, is peppered with great restaurants to try. Since you’re bound to w 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 »

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 »

Airboat Ride in Loxahatchee
Water Recreation

6 Spectacular Ways to Test the Water

Written by:Shayne Benowitz

A fishing charter isn’t the only way to get offshore and enjoy Florida’s aquamarine waters. Whether you’re soaring sky high, discovering underwater creatures, gliding across the marsh or taking in the Read More »

  1. Outdoorsy
  2. History
  3. Action Packed

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 »

Footsteps from the Beach

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. Salt Water
  2. Charters
  3. Paddling
Naples Grande Beach Resort

Naples Grande Beach Resort

Naples, FL

Naples Grande Beach Resort is a new, independent luxury hotel set on 23 waterfront acres on Florida's Paradise Coast and surrounded by 200 acres of protected mangrove estuary intertwined with a system Read More »



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  1. Chilled Out
  2. Kid Friendly
  3. Birding