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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!

Florida History Timeline 1513 – 2022

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Florida History Timeline 1513-2022 1513 – On April 2, 1513, Juan Ponce de Leon landed near Melbourne Beach. Although he thought he was on an Island, he named the new land La Florida (meaning pretty to behold) and claimed the … Read more

5 Hidden Romantic Getaways in Florida

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Hidden Romantic Getaways in Florida for Couples The operational words are “Hidden” and “Romantic”. Our Hidden Romantic Getaways in Florida are focused on those two words. If you are looking for someplace to share with 10,000 other people, try Clearwater … Read more

Travel Blog Links

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Popular Travel Blog Links and Related Sites At Florida Travel Blog, we know our readers travel from other countries and to other destinations beyond Florida. Many times we have written articles for other blogs about Florida travel. Some of those … Read more

10 Things You Must Do in Key West

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10 Things You MUST Do in Key West Let’s assume this is your first visit to the southernmost island off mainland America. You have heard about Key West and the many things to do in Key West – most of … Read more

19 Alluring Islands to Visit in Florida

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Alluring Islands to Visit in Florida Thinking about islands to visit in Florida? There is nothing like being surrounded by water on a Florida island adventure. Florida has over 4500 islands! Of course, many are uninhabited or abandoned. Some islands … Read more

Siesta Key Florida Road Trip to 11th Best Beach in the World

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Siesta Key Makes a Great Florida Road Trip Siesta Key is a barrier island protecting the shores of southern Sarasota. Almost any island is a great Florida Road trip. The eight-mile-long crescent-shaped piece of land hosts some of the most … Read more

10 Essentials to Pack on a Florida Road Trip or Vacation

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Essentials Plus Some Travel Packing Options for Florida Let’s start by saying we live in Florida. We travel Florida an average of twice per month. Florida Travel Blog is not selling anything – just the fun of taking a road … Read more

Hemingway’s Key West As It Is Today

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Hemingway’s Key West Much the Same Today If you can walk more than a few steps in Key West without seeing a reference to Hemingway, look around. You may not be the southernmost city. Ernest Hemingway has been memorialized, fantasized, … Read more

Florida Fall Festivals – Wild & Wonderful

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Florida Fall Festivals – Wild and Wonderful   It’s doubtful any other state has more festivals, events, fairs and shows than Florida. We have festivals for swamp cabbage, crabs, catfish, crawfish and Shakespeare. Florida festivals are as diverse as the … Read more