I must say, the Retreat at Crystal Manatee is one of the most comfortable and accessible lodgings we've found since we started traveling. We literally were two blocks from Kings Bay and only a few more to the Crystal River Historic Shopping District. Plus it had great creature comforts In addition, the Retreat at...
When it comes to Florida hotels with a view, we have come across six that have provided wonderful stays for us. The Prestige Hotel The first would be our latest visit. The Prestige Hotel at Vero Beach had a wonderful view of the grounds, to the beach and all the way to the Atlantic. From our balcony we could see the...
We took a recent trip to High Springs on a lark. There we found one of the coolest little places we have run upon while traveling the Sunshine State. The cornerstone of our experience was a stop at The Great Outdoors Restaurant. Located on North Main Street in the historic downtown district, the place is...
This Thanksgiving we ventured to Tarpon Springs. It is the Grecian capitol of Florida and the Sponge Capital of the World. As most people know, the restaurant world virtually closes to the public on Thanksgiving day. That's when the bulk of the American public gathers for family time and football. Dimitris Celebrates This year, the owners of...
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...
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