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Fun at The Florida State Fair

Florida Travel

When you combine perfect weather, friends, entertainment and literally fried everything, how could you not have a good time? This was my experience at the Florida State Fair. Greeted by colorful attractions and the most amazing smells of sweet and salty, I knew it was going to be a memorable day. As a Florida State Fair newbie, here are some of my recommendations for getting the most out of your day at the fair. First of all, arrive early. I left…

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Oak Haven Farms U-Pick Strawberries

Florida Orlando Travel

This adventure was a little less strenuous than most of my weekend trips around Florida but no less fun. Oak Haven Farms provides a relaxing atmosphere and absolutely beautiful scenery. The perfect setting for strawberry picking.  It was my first time picking strawberries and such a great weekend activity close to Orlando. The farm was not overly crowded which is something I tend to worry about whenever we do something in or around the Central Florida area. It’s the Disney…

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Discovery Cove, a Day in Paradise

Florida Orlando Travel

Give the gift of paradise this holiday season with a trip to Discovery Cove. If someone were to blindfold you and drop you in the middle of Discovery Cove, you would never believe you were in the heart of Orlando, Florida. It’s a peaceful, lush, relaxing paradise and the only all-inclusive style resort in Orlando. Now is the perfect time to book. During the Blue Friday Sale, you can save over 40% on both the Dolphin Swim package and Day Resort…

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ICE!, I Triple Dog Dare You to Go

Florida Orlando Travel

Now, this is serious! It’s that time of year again, Christmas at Gaylord Palms is back and just as cool as ever!  Each year, artisans from Harbin, China hand-carve scenes from holiday classics out of two million pounds of ice for the main attraction ICE! at Gaylord Palms. This year’s featured classic is the hilarious family tale, ‘A Christmas Story.’ I’ll be honest; it’s been awhile since seeing ‘A Christmas Story,’ so I rewatched it this week and I’m so glad…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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