Don’t miss the evolution of Florida’s maps in “Charting the Land of Flowers: 500 Years of Florida Maps,” a 150-piece exhibit opening September 21 at the Tampa Bay History Center. The collection is the most comprehensive exhibit of Florida cartography ever presented, tracing six centuries of Florida history in an unusual art form.
If there’s one thing we love more than pirates, it’s pirate festivals. (Especially ones that take place on the beach.) This weekend, get ready to swashbuckle with the best of ‘em at the 2nd Annual Cocoa Beach Pirate Fest.
Ready to see another side of Florida? Cha-cha over to Tallahassee for the ultimate dance-filled weekend. The Tallahassee Latin Dance Festival on June 7-9 brings the city to life with bumping beats, live music, parties, contests and show-stopping performances that will get you sashaying in your seat.
Fried, grilled, sautéed, broiled — we love shrimp. And at the Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival in Amelia Island Florida, you can have your shrimp and eat it too —no matter which way way you like it cooked.
Ever been tarpon fishing? Just one time and you’ll be hooked. And luckily, peak season is happening right now. From mid April to mid May, Boca Grande is home to the world’s largest population of tarpon.
Florida Gulf Coast University may be getting all the buzz this week with their March Madness wins, but Fort Myers (a.k.a. Dunk City) is more than just home to the talent behind this Sweet Sixteen Cinderella story.
This year, “500” stands for more than the length of the premier NASCAR event in Daytona Beach. As the stock cars zoom around the track at Daytona International Speedway, each mile represents a year of Florida’s history since Juan Ponce de Leon landed on our shores half a millennia ago.