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As I prepare for a move from my Pensacola home, located on the Gulf Coast in the Florida Panhandle, over to St. Augustine on the East Coast this weekend, I am reminded why I've grown to love Florida and have decided to stick around.
Try to imagine the perfect town: picket fences, moss-draped oaks, wide porches and friendly neighbors. A few decades ago, the folks at The Walt Disney Company dreamed their ideal town, and they came up with Celebration.
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Thank you St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra for bringing out my spirit of adventure. You beckon people to challenge themselves.
The best part about you is no matter where I am on your coast, swimming along the shore or out on my boat, I can still feel my parents alive in the ocean.
Walt Disney World is one of the most popular vacation destinations on the planet for the sheer fact that it offers so much to see and do. No matter wh...
As I thumb through a horse supply catalog, I can't help but think of the pony people I met during the research for my book Fringe Florida. The research forever changed the way I look at the world and the humanity of people who do things many consider weird.
Florida invented spring training and hosted the first integrated baseball game. Here's an introduction to the Florida cities that take you out to the ballgames.
Nothing is more romantic than spending Valentine's Day at one of Florida's fabulous resorts.
These gentle giants head for warmer climates in the winter, much like their human snowbird counterparts. Here are our tips to having a manatee-filled getaway.
Find a little inspiration on your next vacation by visiting the places where Georgia O'Keeffe, Robert Frost, Pablo Picasso, and other famous artists did their best work.
You've got four long months of bitter chill ahead of you and you've probably already lost a mitten. Now's the perfect time to review the seven reasons you should be taking a tropical time-out to Miami immediately.
After a long day standing in theme park lines and negotiating souvenir purchases, nothing hits the reset button for everyone's mood like taking a dip in the hotel pool.