Category Archives: Florida

Experiencing the Everglades National Park Florida

The Everglades National Park lies just 10 miles west from Florida City and is a stone’s throw from Miami International Airport and the city itself. The national park covers 1.4 million acres, but if you think that is large, consider … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes at the Edison Ford Estate

Behind the Scenes at the Edison Ford Estate One of the most visited attractions in Fort Myers is the Edison Ford Winter Homes Estates. Located right on the riverfront just a short distance from downtown Fort Myers, it was one … Continue reading

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Key West – America’s Southernmost City

Key West – America’s Southernmost City  The isolated island of Key West marks the southernmost point of the United States. Situated at the end of the 106-mile long Overseas Highway which links the chain of islands hanging off the southern … Continue reading

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Winter Park Scenic Boat Tour

Winter Park Scenic Boat Tour Unbelievably, I had lived in the Orlando area for 6 years before I heard a whisper about the Winter Park Scenic Boat Tour. I had to ask the Manager of the Publix in Orlando, a … Continue reading

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Daytona International Speedway – the World Center of Racing

Daytona International Speedway – the World Center of Racing It was the miles of firm sands on Daytona Beach that gave birth to it becoming the home of supercharged speed. The first Daytona speedway races ran for almost 50 years … Continue reading

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Cocoa Beach – Orlando’s Local Beach

Cocoa Beach – Orlando’s Local Beach The first time I ever came to Florida, like millions of visitors every year, I came to Orlando. The highlight was spending a few days at Cocoa Beach on the Atlantic East coast. The … Continue reading

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Visit the Home of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Visit the Home of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Anyone interested in reading or discovering more about Florida history will appreciate a day out at the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Historic State Park, located between Ocala and Gainesville. This attraction is centered on … Continue reading

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