One of the reasons we love Florida is the rich culture that’s embedded here, and we’re all about celebrating that history as much as possible. So it’s pretty easy to understand why the Florida Folk Festival held on the banks of the Suwannee River in White Springs is one our must-go event list.
Whether you’re an art deco buff or first-time visitor to Miami, the Miami Art Deco walking tour should be on your list of to-dos. Tour guides Christine and Robert will show you the ins and outs of Ocean Drive, Miami’s famous street that has a history as colorful as its pastel-hued architecture.
Mother's Day arrives on May 12, so it's time to celebrate her. The Florida Department of Citrus has teamed up with the Kessler Collection, a portfolio of ten artistically inspired boutique hotels and restaurants, to offer some Mother's Day ideas that will be hard to top.
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.
There’s just something special about Key West. Witness Tennessee Williams, the famed playwright who frequented the island (and in particular, South Beach) and said, “I work everywhere, but I work best here.” Of course, a stay at the Southernmost Hotel in the USA, just steps from Williams’ favorite beach, is anything but work, thanks to the friendly staff — which might be why the landmark hotel, which turns 65 this year, is a popular spot for so many Key West vacationers.
Is that the Sunshine Skyway Bridge in the trailer for the new movie Spring Breakers? Sure is. The movie was filmed in around St. Petersburg in 2012, often drawing crowds when locals spotted James Franco's co-stars Selena Gomez and Vanessa Hudgens out on the town. But Spring Breakers isn't the first movie to shoot around Tampa Bay. Check out these other notable productions.