We were delighted to see that Governor Ron DeSantis and Visit Florida have teamed up to encourage the idea of a staycation. This is what we have advocated since starting this blog. Staycation does not mean actually to stay at home - it does mean, enjoy the...
So, we are always looking for new and innovative places to eat. The Pantry in Auburndale is new, innovative and already may well be one of the best restaurants in Polk County. We first heard about this place on the Polk County Restaurants & Reviews Facebook page. Fortunately, we...
It looks like this whole coronavirus situation has travelers keeping their distance. Our friends at the American Hotel & Lodging Association sent us a copy of a travel survey. It shows something we have said for years. Improvements to health and sanitation protocols would have considerable impact on guests' comfort levels staying at various lodgings.
While checking restaurants in Clermont we came upon the Crooked Spoon. We found it at the intersection of Citrus Tower Boulevard and US Highway 27 in the shadow of the famous Citrus Tower. Actually defined as a "Gastropub," this place is a wonderful dining experience. The Crooked Spoon has both indoor...
We may have found one of the best Florida tourist attractions just south of Clermont. Oh yes, we had seen the Showcase of Citrus countless times as we have driven on Highway 27. But we stopped in recently and realized how much we had been missing. This place is a...