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.
Lately we have seen the headlines screaming about the Coronavirus. There's already been a cruise ship quarantined and folks don't want to go out in crowds where they might catch something. Have we got good news for you! As we understand 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...
If you like great food in a fun atmosphere Ford's Garage is a wonderful choice. We first found a location in Brandon back in September of 2017 while searching TripAdvisor. It was the outside that initially intrigued us. Old Ford cars and trucks were parked about the building as...
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...

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