According to our crack research team, June is World Sponge Month. And you cannot think of sponges without thinking of Tarpon Springs. In fact, did you know that Tarpon Springs is the "Sponge Capital of the World"? We suggest a road trip is in order.
We have visited golf course restaurants during our travels with varying results. Some have been good, some not so good. Recently we heard about a new place called the Sandhill Grill and decided to try it. Nestled off County Road 17 between Avon Park and Sebring in Highlands County, the...
We had a great opportunity to visit Venice, Florida recently, and while we were there we had some wonderful dining experiences. Since this was our initial foray into the area, these were are first experiences. We didn't have a bad one in the lot. The Breakfast Cottage
Ideal Classic Cars is located in Venice. The question is, is it a museum or a dealership? Well it appears to be both. There's no telling what will greet you on any given day at Ideal Classic Cars Set along the US 41 Bypass, Ideal...
Two Florida State Parks have been listed among the best in the nation on Dr. Beach’s Top 10 Beach List for 2019. Grayton Beach State Park is ranked at number three while Caladesi Island State Park has been set at number seven. Both are Florida State Parks and offer...
Recently we took a litte trip to the area of Venice and Nokomis. Never having been there before, we were surprised and delighted. There's a great variety of things to see and do, as well as a wide array of great places to dine. It all started out...
It has been there on South Orange Avenue in Sarasota for the past seven years - but this was our first time dining at Fresh Start. I must tell you it's a hidden gem. We love Sarasota and generally go for the Saturday farmer's market. But there's also the...
We have visited Melbourne twice. The first time was on a whim when we decided the Space Coast was calling our name. On that foray, we discovered Eau Gallie - much to our delight. The second time, we went to attend an Easter Sunrise service at Hightower Beach. We...
We have visited quite a few places and found a technique that has proved to be both fun and useful. That's the notion of staying off site. There have been times that we have wanted to go to a festival or visit a point of interest and found that the lodgings in the area...
In Spanish, Punta Gorda translates to "Fat Point." We have visited "Florida's Harborside Hometown" on several occasions. Perched at the convergence of the Peace River and Charlotte Harbor, it's a large promontory point, that gives the city its name. Punta Gorda offers plenty of different little neighborhoods that provide opportunities...
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