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So, we are always looking for new and innovative places to eat. The Pantry in Auburndale is new, innovative and already may well be one of the best restaurants in Polk County. We first heard about this place on the Polk County Restaurants & Reviews Facebook page. Fortunately, we...
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.
There are plenty of unique things to see and do in central Florida. From the Monument of States in Kissemmee to Solomon's Castle in Ona there's a lot of fun there. But nothing is more wacky. exciting and fun than lawn mower racing in Avon Park. Yes, they...
Most Polk County residents know Bartow as the county seat. Some travelers may think that Bartow is the section of town where Florida Highway 60 and US 98 come together. However, just off that main thoroughfare is a quaint little section of town that is rife with interesting little shops and delicious eateries.
Recently we blogged about our trip to Delray Beach and their Green market. The experience inspired us to go back to the Sarasota Farmers' Market for what we think is probably the best of its kind in the State of Florida. At 40-years old, it certainly is one of the longest-lived in the Sunshine...
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.
We were shocked and saddened when we heard the news. Osceola County's Desert Inn had been demolished in an accident. Word reached us while we were vacationing in Boca Raton. Apparently it happened in the early morning hours. A tractor-trailer rig, ironically carrying orange juice, left the road and ran head-on into the building. ...
We have been in Frostproof before and when we heard there was a Valentine's street dance going on, it called for a return visit. This tiny hamlet in Polk County is known as "The Friendly City and it's easy to see why. When we arrived, the sun had...
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,...
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