Browsing Tag

Florida

Fenway Hotel: History Reborn

Florida Travel

A piece of history is reborn with the opening of the Fenway Hotel in Dunedin, Florida. After an extensive restoration project, this Jazz Age hotel is now welcoming guests once again. The Fenway Hotel originally opened its doors in 1927 and since then has gone through various changes. From the first radio station in Pinellas County to a members-only club to college and back to the hotel again; those are just some of the transitions this historic building has gone…

Continue Reading

Clearwater Beach Uncorked Food and Wine Festival

Florida Travel

Cheers to the weekend! If you are a foodie, the Clearwater Beach Uncorked Food and Wine Festival is a must! The weather couldn’t have been more perfect for this beachside food extravaganza. And the views unmatched. Soft white sand and ocean views while sipping and savoring delicious delights from the area’s most notable restaurants and spirit vendors. Yes, please! Over the two-day event, chefs from area restaurants participate in cooking demonstrations, competitions, and interactive experiences. Be sure you add this event to…

Continue Reading

Georgia-Pacific Palatka Mill

Florida Life

This post is sponsored by Georgia-Pacific®; however, all thoughts and opinions are my own. About a week ago I went on a whole new kind of Florida adventure. I took a tour of the Georgia-Pacific Palatka mill where bath tissue paper is made. Now, it might not sound like my typical adventure, but you know I’m always looking for something new in Florida. The mill is located in Palatka, Florida. A cute little town about an hour from St. Augustine. Located…

Continue Reading

Day Trip to St. Pete Florida

Florida Travel

What to do in St. Pete For me, the weekends are for getting away and experiencing something new. As you have probably guessed, I love a good Florida road trip. A recent trip landed me in St. Petersburg, Florida, a waterfront city full of history, colorful art, and an eclectic mix of food and drink. Here’s my one-day itinerary for taking on St. Pete.  Dali Museum The Dali is known as an Artist’s Museum because of its dedication to one…

Continue Reading

9 Florida State Parks Worth Visiting

Florida State Parks Travel

Every weekend, my dad texts me and asks “What state park are you at today?” I usually get this text a few hours after it’s been sent because I am in fact in a state park where there is limited to no cell service, but that’s my favorite thing about the weekends, exploring natural Florida. I’m not usually one to sit still on the weekend, but after a few crazy weeks, I finally gave in and just relaxed. And in my…

Continue Reading

Exploring the Florida Everglades

Florida State Parks Travel

The Everglades, a marshy wonderland unlike any other ecosystem in the world. There truly is only one Everglades. Here is the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States and home to a wide variety of species. It was designated a National Park in 1947 and efforts continue each and every day to save and protect this unique and wild landscape in South Florida.  Pack up the sunscreen, binoculars, bug spray, and camera and let me take you on a journey…

Continue Reading

Small Town Florida: Micanopy

Florida Travel

Away from the hustle and bustle of the big cities, Florida has many quaint, small towns that seem reminiscent of the past. My latest journey took me through Micanopy, pronounced (mick-ah-No-pee). Micanopy, with a population of just over 600, is known as the town that time forgot. You can tell by the antique shops that line the rustic streets. The southern charm immediately drew me in. Way back in 1539 Hernando DeSoto, who I referenced in a previous blog post, encountered…

Continue Reading

Withlacoochee State Forest

Florida State Parks Travel

Withlacoochee, try saying that three times fast, or even three times correctly. I couldn’t seem to manage that despite how memorable it was.  What made this a memorable experience you ask? Well, it was almost my last*. I hope this blog post helps save lives. First, if you’re going to go off-roading in Florida, be sure you are in the appropriate off-roading vehicle. A Dodge Charger is not one of those.  Second, if you are going to explore the unknown,…

Continue Reading

Skip to toolbar