While many people enjoy their riding lawn mowers for trimming grass, in Avon Park they use them for lawn mower racing. Racing you say? That's right! We've discovered that Avon Park actually is "The Cradle of Lawn Mower Racing" in the United States and they have a track to prove it.
We have written about the Wild Turkey Tavern in the past. It is one of the Eight Restaurants on Florida's Ridge You Owe It to Yourself to Try. Since that time, we found how The Wild Turkey transformed from a local hangout to a true experience of country dining and entertainment.
Those who follow us here at Florida Fun Travel know we like wonderful restaurants with fun atmospheres and the Sweet Sage Cafe & Boutique fills the bill. It's located in North Reddington Beach on Florida's west coast. We discovered it on our way to visit John's Pass. When we first...
We love to find hidden gems - and The Florida Air Museum certainly is one of those. Tucked in on the grounds of the Lakeland Linder Airport, it is a small complex with a wide array of aircraft. When you first arrive, you'll note the area is dotted by...
Recently we had an opportunity to go out of state and the "Welcome to Florida" sign is something we anticipate. As always, we stopped in at the Florida Visitor's Center. This time it was The Joseph O. Striska Official Welcome Center located on I-75 in beautiful Hamilton County. In...
We had read about Bob's Train. It is a restaurant in a railway car, tucked away in a Sarasota industrial park. I must admit, it was no small feat to find the place. We had been cautioned some GPS might not be able to find it - ours was one of them.
We’re told that “Florida’s Forgotten Coast” is billed as “the last remaining stretch of unspoiled, pristine Gulf Coast beaches that haven’t been overrun by high rises and strip malls.” To us, it’s one of the more interesting Coasts of Florida. Florida’s Forgotten Coast...
We have visited many man-made places since we "stopped waiting for when." However, one venue we never really experienced is God's creation - Florida's great outdoors. Recently we solved that with a visit to the Highlands Hammock State Park. Located just west of Sebring, Highlands Hammock is the first...
Recently while at the Sebring Regional Airport, we decided to catch breakfast at the Runway Cafe. Yes, we have heard the stories of airport food. Obviously, those folks have never stopped at this quaint little place. The Sebring Regional Airport might not be the largest in the Sunshine State,...
Deep in the heart of Hardee County lies Solomon's Castle. The complex of buildings is the dream of one man - Howard Sanford Solomon. There have been lots of blogs about this place. Some call it "odd" or "weird." However, we are here to tell you that those words do not begin to do justice...

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