Valentine's Day is on the way, so It got Mrs. Funmeister and myself thinking about the most romantic travel destinations we have visited since we started crisscrossing the Sunshine State. There have been quite a few that have come to mind - and not all for the same reasons. ...
Generally when we travel, Mrs Funmeister and I like to explore new things - and that includes places to stay. However, we have started to find locations in some of our favorite spots that have become go-to options. That is, places we have found that we can count on to be a...
Recently we had a chance to get back to Siesta Key and stay at a little retro place called Captiva. Part of a group of lodging facilities on Sara Sea Circle, the facility has the feel of a 1950's motel with all the creature comforts we need. Walking across the courtyard is your first hint. Where usually is grass,...
There we were, sitting at the house, minding our own business and not bothering anybody when the phone rang. It was my wife's sister. She and her husband were spending a week at Coca Beach and did we want to meet them there? Did we ever. Cocoa Beach is one of those great places that is chocked full of fun places....
We have vacationed many times on the Gulf Coast of Florida but never had visited Fort Myers Beach. Recently we went there and found out that we had been missing quite a lot. It began with an internet search where we discovered The Edison Beach House Hotel and decided to give it a try. It possibly was the...
Mrs. Funmeister and I have been traveling Florida and the southeast for a couple of years now. During that time we have honed our skills in staying at the motel or hotel that give us the biggest bang for our buck. My father used to say (about many things, from watches to cars), "the expensive ones are jewelry and...
Matlacha, just south of Fort Myers on Pine Island, has been known for years as a great fishing location. The the Gulf of Mexico, the Caloosahatchee River, Pine Island Sound and Charlotte Harbo all meet in and around the tiny sound. The pass is dotted with islands and bordered by bayous, bays and coves. Numerous tidal creeks drain...
A real destination vacation can be had Cocoa Beach without breaking the bank. We at FloridaFunTravel.com like to find the unique - and discovered what has been described as its "best kept secret" there in the form of The Beach Place Guest Houses. Tucked in just off Atlantic Avenue, it is a small complex of unique accommodations, perched on the...
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