On Florida's west coast, a segment of the Intracoastal Waterway serves as a gateway to some of the state's most beautiful state park getaways.
Florida's Supreme Court also delivered a gift to the rental car industry when it declared the Graves Amendment as constitutional. The Graves Amendment is a federal law that shields car rental and leasing companies from financial responsibility when one of their vehicles is involved in a crash.
Every January, Art Deco Weekend turns South Beach into a sea of fringe and pincurls. Over 300,000 people gather in Miami's historic district to celebrate the Jazz Age.
There's more to Miami than nightlife and glamour. Tucked in places many people don't notice are serene locales for a local resident or a tourist to get away from it all.
The place is quiet but for birdsong, wind and arthritic groan of the mangroves themselves. The only loud colors are on the snails that seek out the Gumbo Limbo trees, a relief from floral apparel.
This is the museum by which all other museums should be measured. It is so perfectly average that it ought to be used as a unit of measurement for better collections.
Despite the allure of Disney's iconic attractions, there are always new treasures to discover.
The world's longest continuous sidewalk!
Adults will love the upscale environment, with fine dining, luxury spa and on-site golf options, while kids will dig the colorful and fun pool areas at both properties.
Love is every May, when we all get to be a part of the premier golf tournament on the PGA Tour.
When many think of Florida, they have visions of South Beach nightlife, a Latin flair and a bevy of palm trees lining the streets as scantily clad tourists and natives mingle up and down Lincoln Road. But Florida has so much more to offer.
Eighty thousand people cheer as Chief Osceola throws his spear into the center of a beautiful new brick stadium.
I was born in Georgia and I've spent a lot of time living and coaching in Texas, Kentucky, Louisiana and Alabama. But my formative years, from elementary school to junior high school, were right here.
St. Augustine's Ponce de Leon Hotel, another Flagler creation completed in 1888, was once a Coast Guard training center.
Here are some suggestions for finding the "real" Key West experience.
The road veers toward the settlement of Goodlands, now a trendy watering hole which calls itself a "drinking town with a fishing problem."