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Ybor City

What to Expect on an Ybor City Historic Walking Tour On arrival in Ybor City, you may be surprised at how quiet this area actually is, particularly outside the winter season which runs from December to April. However, the area … Continue reading

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Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

What to Expect at Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park I would recommend parking at the main entrance on US 19 as the boat trip is so much fun as you are transported along the river to the main attractions. This … Continue reading

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Ringling Museum

What to Expect on a Visit to the Ringling Museum After parking in the shady car park, head for the main Visitor Center where maps, information, and tickets are available. There is also a tasteful Museum Store and the lovely … Continue reading

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The Florida Aquarium

What to Expect on a Visit to the Florida Aquarium Your first impression as you walk into the Florida Aquarium is how huge this attraction is as signs and elevators lead off in various directions promising plenty of things to … Continue reading

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Glazer Children’s Museum

What to Expect on a Visit to the Glazer Children’s Museum Pick up a map at the Visitor Services as you enter this fabulous world of discovery through play. First stop will probably be the KidsPort where a flowing river … Continue reading

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Mary Selby Botanical Gardens

What to Expect on a Visit Opened in 1978, the historic home and garden were left to the people of Sarasota by Marie Selby in 1970. Your visit should begin in the Cooley Theater where a 4-minute film gives the … Continue reading

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Discover the Castello Neighborhood in Venice

Photo by MyBagsArePacked via Trover.com To some, Venice represents overpriced attractions and crowds of people everywhere. Those things can all be found in San Marco, it’s true, but the quiet neighborhood of Castello has a history, charm, and culture that is … Continue reading

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