When traveling, our eternal question has been - what is the best hotel value where we are traveling? Should we look for a quaint boutique hotel or stick with a chain operation? In the past, we have had great stays at great little boutique places like The Sea Spray...
Recently we went looking for an economical stay on Florida's Gulf coast. That's when we found Bentley's Boutique Hotel. A hotel at such a reasonable pricepoint always is a bit of a gamble. But when we got there - we found Bentley's to be just right. Location ...
We were sitting around planning our next adventure when we started to consider what we love about Florida. And the answer is - quite a lot. At first we tried to prioritize our list. But that turned out to be a fool's errand. So instead, we thought we'd present them here in no particular...
So we chose a Vero Beach getaway for our first real trip after the great Covid-19 scare of 2020. Actually, it was not a real getaway as the restaurants had not opened for sit down dining and some of the places we wanted to go were not yet opened. ...
Those who follow us know we always are looking to get the best deal on our hotel and we found the Holiday Inn Boca Raton North really fit the bill. Our plan was to combine a business outing with a vacation. We searched the Treasure Coast and found this place on TripAdvisor.
In the past we have stayed at many chain hotels. Most of the time we had flags we trusted where we also could earn points. However, lately we have tried some boutique hotels. The latest is the Inn at the Beach Venice - which proved to be a wonderful experience.
So we first tried Dimitri's on the Water in Tarpon Springs last November when we were there for Thanksgiving. This time however, we were staying off site as we'd been invited to a reception for the Tampa Boat Show. With all due respect, we didn't want to stay in The Big Guava - and Tarpon...
Our recent trip to Indian Rocks Beach showed us that IRB makes for a great getaway on the Florida Gulf Coast. Like our opportunity to stay at a condo at Anna Maria Island, this also was a condo experience. Our Place Our stay at...
Anyone who follows us, knows we have stayed in many hotel rooms, but recently we had the opportunity to enjoy a condo vacation - at beautiful Anna Maria Island no less. Sandy Hampton contacted us and offered to let us try her condo at the Bradenton Beach Club. Unit...
We were on one of our many forays to Florida's Atlantic Coast when we came across Waldo's at the Historic Driftwood Resort. Located in Vero Beach along the beautiful Treasure Coast, it was a wonderful experience in more ways than one. We first wrote about Waldo's Restaurant...
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