Things to do in the Florida Keys and Key West. Restaurants, hotels and attractions.
The Villages have three main squares that are the center of activity and entertainment. The oldest square is Spanish Springs located in the north. The largest square is probably Lake Sumter Landing located on, you guessed it, Lake Sumter! Brownwood Square is the newest, but fastest growing of the three located on State Route 44 in the southern part of the Villages. And, not yet completed is the newest region south of Rt. 44 (Fenney and The Village of Southern Oaks are two developments started) which eventually will contain a fourth town square.
If you like the water, scallops for dinner and fun, just head up to Crystal River and hire a boat to take you out in the shallow waters of the bay to gather scallops.
Just One Day…… What do we do? Ever hopped off a cruise ship with just one day to spend? Or, traveling through town and have to leave the next day? Perhaps you just want to know what are the best
St. George Island is a 26 mile long strip of land no more than about a mile in width at the widest point. In the middle of the island, homes are scattered along a two mile strip for a few residents, restaurants and seasonal stores. There is the historic St. George Lighthouse that was a beacon for mariners
An Oyster Story With NO Pearl – And a Haunted Hotel? Apalachicola, Florida has been a quaint, but rich in culture, coastal town since the 18th century. Known as the oyster capital of the world, Apalachicola never changed much for
<!- wp:tadv/classic-paragraph -> OOps! There is a Pink Elephant here – a restaurant! Perhaps there are other exclusive islands in Florida we don’t know about, but Boca Grande has multiple reputations for excellence. The first thing Boca Grande can boast
Getting there three ways and back – maybe! There are probably a couple dozen famous cities in the world that everyone either visits or wants to visit. Maybe Paris, Moscow, New York, Hollywood, Tokyo, Singapore, Hong Kong, London and many
There is a lot of exquisite scenery in Florida. The tall green forests of northern Florida, the palm studded coasts in the southwest, the blue waters where the Gulf meets the Atlantic Ocean in the Keys, the magnificence of the St. John’s River in the northeast to the crystal clear springs throughout the state – just amazing sights. However, if there is one region that convinces you that God is an unequaled artist, it would be the Nature Coast of Florida.
The beauty and security of the island is why the privateer, supposedly working for the Mexican government, but actually a pirate, Louis-Michel Aury ruled the island for a period in the early 1800’s until turning it over to Americans in 1817. While the newly formed country of the United States was interested in controlling all of Florida, the Spanish laid claim to the land between the Atlantic Ocean to near New Orleans collectively then known then as Florida.