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. ...
Our friends over at Florida Backroads Travel have compiled a list of Florida authors, where they lived and what they wrote. Earlier, we published a piece about motion pictures filmed here in the Sunshine State and recommended it might be a wonderful reason to select some of those sites as travel destinations.
   Florida is many different areas rolled into a single state. From the Redneck Riviera of the Panhandle to the Conch Republic of the Keys there is a mix of tropical beaches and inland natural areas that is unmatched anywhere else in the United States.    During...
Florida has more beach area than any other state and each of the coastal areas has it's own designation. We have compiled a dozen different named locales, although it appears there might even be more. Starting in Pensacola and ending up in Jacksonville there's some 1,350 miles of beach from the Gulf to the Atlantic. We have...
Winter at the beach has a lot to offer, and officials at the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission remind folks it's a perfect time for collecting shells. Shells are Fun and Useful As a former island dweller, seashells have become an integral part of my home ...