To be honest, we've never been big on taking guided tours as we wend our way through the Sunshine State. However, recently we have become aware of a group in central Florida that might change our minds.   Ingeniously dubbed "Mosquito County Tours," it's the brainchild of Mandy Longo.   About a decade ago, she began taking walking tours hosted by...
Checking our room before we get settled has become a routine for us. Because should we have to move (or even leave) it sure is a lot easier if we don't have to pack up again. That being said, we found this great article from a subject matter expert about how to make sure everything is right from the...
Welcome to September! There are lots of reasons to celebrate in the Sunshine State during the ninth month of the year, and over the next few weeks we'll touch on a few. In fact, there are some really cool monthly observances to be had (more on that later). Please join us on our Facebook and Instagram pages as we...
  In our ongoing effort to enjoy minor league baseball here in Florida, we took an evening out to indulge ourselves with a trip to Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland to see the Lakeland Flying Tigers.   Because of a rainout the previous night, this turned out to be a double-header against the Charlotte Stone Crabs (another great baseball nickname)...
   Sebring International Raceway Press Officer Ken Breslauer has released a new book that is a must for anyone who enjoys the Sunshine State and the tourists who come here.   "Florida Roadside Attraction History" in fact is a complete guide to the Florida tourist attractions before Disney and offers a real insight to the wide array of ideas that...