Those wishing to spend a Saturday in Sarasota can have quite a bit of fun. We found a myriad of different things to see, do and experience. And, at relatively low prices. Mrs Funmeister and myself recently packed up the wagon and headed out to the city by the Gulf for a bit of shopping and relaxation. The Farmer's...
It had been nearly six decades since I had been to Weeki Wachee Springs to see the mermaids. So when we saw that they were having a special Christmas presentation that made up our minds for a return visit. Those who follow us know we like to take the back roads when we head out. That generally means...
While traveling along Bayshore Avenue in Sarasota, it is virtually impossible to miss the 26-foot tall statue of a sailor kissing a nurse at the end of World War II. Entitled "Unconditional Surrender" it is one of a series of such pieces done by J. Seward Johnson II. As Americana - it is a true Florida Fun Travel...
Those who follow us here at Florida Fun Travel are always in search of the quirky and interesting, So when we were tipped to the Monument of the States in Kissimmee, we decided to stop by and visit this great piece of Americana. On a recent trip to Osceola County - we found it a short detour up Monument...
If you are looking for an evening of good family entertainment We suggest a trip to Kissemme to see a Florida Fire Frogs baseball game would be difficult to top. About the Fire Frogs The team competes in the Florida State League. They are the Class A Advanced affiliate of the Atlanta Braves and are holding their inaugural season...
If you are in or near Central Florida, The Hippie Fest is coming to you. There are back-to-back events coming up this month. Both will be chocked-full of peace, love and nostalgia. First in Tarpon Springs It all kicks off this Saturday August 12 on the Sponge Docks in Tarpon Springs as the Sixth Annual Hippie Fest takes to...
During the winter months, a trip to Siesta Key can be a bit of a pricey affair. But in the off season, it can be a nice little trip. Especially if you don't mind being back from the beach a bit and traveling in for your Gulf Experience. Unless you have booked a beachside resort, condo or hotel room,...
A real vacation on the Space Coast can be had without breaking the bank and Cocoa Beach is a great place to start. Mrs. Funmeister and I like to find the unique, We've discovered a "well kept secret." It's The Beach Place Guest Houses. The place is tucked in just off Atlantic Avenue. It's a small complex of unique accommodations....
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