Florida

Florida

Florida travel offers miles and miles of pristine beaches, and world-famous theme parks including Disney World and Universal Studio's The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. That's why most people visit Florida. Just don't stop there. The Sunshine State offers airboat tours across the everglades, unbeatable fishing and diving, golf, birding, museums (Kennedy Space Center, for example), a plethora of events, and a fusion of cultures, which—among other perks—means the food scene is exquisite.

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A Wellness Weekend in a New Kind of Neverland

A Wellness Weekend in a New Kind of Neverland

Escape to the beach for a "wellness weekend" in Martin County, Florida.

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5 Miami Nightlife Hot Spots That Aren’t South Beach

By: Heather Raftery

5 Miami Nightlife Hot Spots That Aren’t South Beach

By: Heather Raftery

Explore trendy bars and clubs in The Magic City’s lesser-known neighborhoods.

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Gaining Perspective in Gainesville

Gaining Perspective in Gainesville

Our time in Gainesville reminded us of our love for the arts and helped us reconnect.

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Southern Food

Southern Food

Those comfort-food kids’ menu dishes have grown up, and are now served by finer chefs in distinguished restaurants.

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Small Town Art on Florida's Treasure Coast

By: Robin Draper

Small Town Art on Florida's Treasure Coast

By: Robin Draper

Martin County, an enticing collection of small towns located on Florida’s Treasure Coast, offers visitors sidewalk art shows, colorful murals, artist cottages, and classes.

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Florida’s Solution to the Daily Grind

By: Ashley Donde

Florida’s Solution to the Daily Grind

By: Ashley Donde

Outdoor enthusiasts-turned-workaholics, turn to a place offering fresh air, trails, and eco-culture: Sebring, Florida, and the surrounding cities of Avon Park and Lake Placid.

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The Greatest of Gainesville

The Greatest of Gainesville

Top 10 Favorite Things to Do in Gainesville with my family.

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Choose Your Vacation Speed in Sebring

By: Gary McKechnie

Choose Your Vacation Speed in Sebring

By: Gary McKechnie

Exhilarating, invigorating, liberating—Sebring is fun at any speed.

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Deep in the Art of Florida

By: Gary McKechnie

Deep in the Art of Florida

By: Gary McKechnie

Sebring, Avon Park, and Lake Placid remind me why I love Florida. Rolling hills, citrus groves, placid lakes, and small towns take me back. And there is art. Miles and miles of art.

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Le Tour de Pasco

Le Tour de Pasco

This was just the beginning of our bike-centric vacation to Pasco County, a destination my wife and I chose because of its reputation for having some of the most diverse biking trails in Florida.

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Florida's Hidden Gem

By: Gary McKechnie

Florida's Hidden Gem

By: Gary McKechnie

When I journeyed to Martin County to explore its great outdoors, my day was anything but routine. I found rivers, lagoons, wildlife centers, sanctuaries, and much more.

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Paddles, Pranks, and Priceless Photos

Paddles, Pranks, and Priceless Photos

My husband and I decided before we even chose a destination that it was important for our family to disconnect from the distractions of everyday life to really connect as a family; hence, the no cell phone rule.

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Fall Fun

By: Danny Lee

Fall Fun

By: Danny Lee

Martin County’s Old Florida flavor perfectly complements its rich trove of fun. Events and festivals to make this fall memorable in the best way.

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Craft on Tap

Craft on Tap

Craft beer drinking guide for Gainesville, Florida. Breweries and pubs galore!

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A Timeless Destination

By: Danny Lee

A Timeless Destination

By: Danny Lee

We're kayaking through a grassy salt-marsh briny with the rich scent of the Lowcountry, the clusters of barrier islands between Charleston and Savannah that shelter the historic little town locals know as BYOO-fort.

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Best of the Beach

By: Kellilynn Hann

Best of the Beach

By: Kellilynn Hann

Martin County has more than 22 miles of beaches, where you can enjoy everything from surfing and fishing to historic diving sites.

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Splashing into Family Fun

By: Robin Draper

Splashing into Family Fun

By: Robin Draper

“How about Pasco County?” My friend wrote. “It’s part of Florida’s ‘Nature Coast,’ just 30 miles north of Tampa. My own family had a blast there recently, and there’s no shortage of water fun!”

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Ever Heard of a Camp-cation?

By: Shelley Caran

Ever Heard of a Camp-cation?

By: Shelley Caran

Here, summer camps allow mom and dad a free morning while kids learn about the environment, learn a new skill and just have plain ol’ fun.

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Naked People Vacation Here

By: Jennifer Burrows

Naked People Vacation Here

By: Jennifer Burrows

If you’re thinking about exposing yourself to new things for your next vacation, look to Pasco County, Florida.

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Off-Season Orlando

By: Savanna Sargent

Off-Season Orlando

By: Savanna Sargent

It was early October, so kids were back in school and most others were saving their vacation days for the holidays. This meant we could enjoy the famous theme parks of Orlando without the crazy lines. And, without the stress of crowds, I was able to reach a new level of adventure.

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On a Mission in Martin County

On a Mission in Martin County

Taking travel goals to Martin County, FL: 1) Find a new place to eat and 2) Find a new place to shop.

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Coastal Camp-cation

Coastal Camp-cation

A three-in-one family vacation is our new favorite way to travel. Here’s how it went for us in Martin County, Florida.

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The Weird and the Wonderful: The South

By: Brenda Kissko

The Weird and the Wonderful: The South

By: Brenda Kissko

No matter if you’re from the South, or just passing through, here are 11 Southern myths for you to explore on an epic road trip.

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