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You found the Florida Travel Blog. The most comprehensive guide to the best places in Florida to visit. Florida vacation travel starts here. From destinations like Key West to Destin in the far reaches of Florida’s panhandle, we have traveled there! North, south, east or west Florida, we still find new destinations. As residents of a coastal beach city, we still travel Florida 10 months of the year. Enjoy our trips in Florida!

Antique Capital of Florida – Arcadia, Florida

day trip from Tampa arcadia - antique capital of Florida

We have seen claims from many small towns about being the largest, the best, the most, etc., but Arcadia lives up to the hype about being the antique capital of Florida.

Louie’s Backyard – The Best in Key West

Louie's Backyard

Louie’s Backyard – The Best in Key West Louie’s Backyard is the best in Key West for the food, the view and the service. The Island of Key west has about 190 bars and restaurants on a 2-mile by 4-mile … Read more

13 Best Tiki Bars in Florida

13 best tiki bars in Florida

Best Tiki Bars in Florida The Best Tiki Bars in Florida post took many grueling hours of research. After years of travel to god-forsaken beaches, Florida islands, resorts, and painstaking sampling, we feel we have a basis for reporting the best … Read more

World Equestrian Center

World Equestrian Center must see Florida attraction

World Equestrian Center A Must Visit Florida Attraction Have you heard the phrase “hidden in plain sight”? The World Equestrian Center is a must see Florida attraction we somehow missed on our many Florida travels. How do you not hear … Read more

The Best Food in Key West with The Best Restaurants in Key West

Best Restaurants and Food in Key West

Key West is known for it’s Bars! Most bars aren’t known for their food. Sloppy Joe’s is a slight exception, since they serve Key West pink shrimp. These shrimp are only found in certain deep waters around the Keys. The pinks have a mild, sweet flavor and a pink shell. Once you have tried them, you will know the flavor. Many restaurants serve Key West pinks, but ask to be certain. I consider a restaurant’s choice to serve an exceptional shrimp a positive for their willingness to spend a little extra for a special product.

10 Fun Day Trips from Tampa

Rainbow river Florida one of 10 day trips from Tampa

10 Fun Day Trips from Tampa, Florida Taking fun day trips from Tampa is easy. The expressway system is perfect for getting around the state quickly. In under two hours you can visit some of Florida’s most coveted and fun … Read more