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Cool and fascinating travel locations to enjoy in the Sunshine State including attractions, interesting spots and natural phenomenon

So we heard about ice cream at the Milking R Dairy in Okeechobee. They not only have a varied selection of flavors, they have a wonderful layout. It can be a great experience for young and old alike. Those who follow us know we like the fun and funky. Besides, July is Ice Cream Month,...
As we travel to different areas, we try to find out a bit about the region. On our most recent trip to Vero Beach we discovered the Indian River Citrus Museum - a great little place that was fun and jam-packed with information. The official name is the "Heritage...
We have seen the Visit Central Florida posts on our Facebook feed for years. Recently we had a chance to visit the actual Visit Central Florida Visitor's Center itself. We discovered the rustic brown visitor information center just off Highway 27 in Davenport. Located half way between Tampa and...
Several months ago we were making arrangements to take one of the offerings of Discover Sarasota Tours. Then the Coronavirus outbreak took hold and things came to a screeching halt. All tours were put on hold until further notice. However, it now appears further notice finally has arrived....
There are lots of fun specialty shops along the Gulf coast. One of our great finds is the Ukulele Place. We discovered it tucked in behind the Breakfast Cottage in Nokomis. The first time I tried the door the place was closed. But the webpage has a warning...
We have just learned that Florida Fun Travel has topped 200,000 views since our inception three short years ago. It was at the end of last year that we hit another milestone - 100,000 unique visits. Both those numbers are for us both huge and humbling. When we started...
As things begin to get back in gear, many people want to know how to tell which Florida beaches are open. To that end, we have found there are several ways to check - especially if you know where you are headed. Over the course of time, we have...
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...
It appears to us that the onset of the Covid-19 in Florida has rekindled the Sunshine State's love affair with the automobile. Everywhere you look you see drive-in restaurants and take out. Drive-in theaters are enjoying a renaissance. Heck we even see drive-in churches popping up. The governor has closed...
While the Coronavirus has just about everything shut down, we decided to take a look at Florida Tourism. It appears to us that a lot of it is planes, trains and automobiles. Over the course of our travels, we have visited a number of places that fit this bill. We thought you'd like to look...

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