U.S. 27 Road Trip: From Sebring to Miami

By Vanessa Caceres U.S. 27, a 1,373-mile highway that runs from Fort Wayne, Ind., to the tip of the Florida peninsula, travels in Florida from north of Tallahassee down to Miami, ending not far from the Miami International Airport. It was once a major road used by those in the Midwest, Tennessee…

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The Jacaranda Hotel of Avon Park: A Florida Original

By Gary McKechnie Check your history books and you’ll see that during the 1920s a land boom was bringing tens of thousands of new residents to Florida. Dig a little deeper and you’ll see that America’s interstate system wouldn’t really be in place until the 1960s. Which means that in 1925, Avon…

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