We  traveling along Bayshore Avenue in Sarasota and came upon "Unconditional Surrender."  It is virtually impossible to miss the 26-foot tall statue of a sailor kissing a nurse at the end of World War II.    Those who follow us know we love the fun and funky. So we had to learn more about this.    This version of "Unconditional...
  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...
As you may, or may not, know - September is Bourbon Heritage month - and there's still time to celebrate.  When it comes to Bourbon whiskey the Sunshine State offers you a lot of options.  We have had the opportunity to visit some of these locations and they are fun as well as producing a great product. St. Augustine Distillery   ...
  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...
   Matlacha, is a tiny hamlet just south of Fort Myers, Located on Pine Island, it is best known as a great fishing location. The the Gulf of Mexico, the Caloosahatchee River, Pine Island Sound and Charlotte Harbor all meet in and around the tiny sound.    This pass is dotted with islands and bordered by bayous, bays and coves....
  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....
It's Two Towns in One Tarpon Springs Generally when we travel, we head out to some kind of festival or special event. Most recently it was the inaugural Opa Palooza in Tarpon Springs. But as we traversed both the downtown areas and the world-famous sponge docks, it became glaringly apparent that the best parts of a visit are there year 'round. Make...
  When you say the word Vidalia onions, only one thing comes to mind  - sweet onions.  They only are available from a small area in southeastern Georgia and only during a certain time of the year.     That time is now. We don't leave Florida often, but this was one great exception. A Bumper Crop     While there is no official...
   When it comes to overnighters it does not take much to keep Adventure Wife and me entertained. For instance, a 90 minute trip to Sarasota for their weekly farmer's market can make for quite a fun time.    In the past, we have just set the alarm and headed out before sunrise in an effort to be at the...
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