Enjoy the Beautiful Weather in Polk County

There is something special about Florida at the beginning of the year – namely that you can still walk around in a short-sleeve shirt while the rest of North America wraps itself in electric blankets to stay warm. Unlike the rest of the country, it is during the winter months that the streets and downtowns…
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Top 5 Family-Friendly Things to Do in Daytona Beach

Enjoy endless days of sunshine and 23 miles of white-sand beaches in Daytona Beach, Florida—home to adventures, cultural experiences, and plenty of local flavors to keep you and the family coming back for more. From splashing around and soaking up the sun to hitting the links and exploring the culinary scene and boutiques, Daytona Beach…
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Escape to Caladesi Island State Park

  It’s the next best thing to your own private island.  If you’re exploring Orlando or Tampa, you can’t miss a trip to Caladesi Island State Park, a hidden Florida gem and one of the few remaining uninhabited islands along Florida’s west coast. Accessible by boat only, this gorgeous barrier island feels like a private…
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Palm Cottage at Christmas

How to Spread Holiday Cheer in Naples and Marco Island

While a white Christmas may not be in the forecast during holidays on the Paradise Coast, there are plenty of opportunities to get into the holiday spirit—while staying out of your winter coat. Here are a few ways to spread holiday cheer in Naples and Marco Island. Visit Palm Cottage Historic Palm Cottage, Naples’ oldest…
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Don’t Miss Arts & Culture Opportunities in Winter Park

If you’re visiting Winter Park, you’ll no doubt want to shop at the unique boutiques, grab a glass of wine at one of the cafes and take a stroll around Central Park,  but don’t miss Arts & Culture opportunities in Winter Park. This small city is home to world-class museums, upscale boutiques and shopping, fine-dining…
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The Perfect Weekend on Florida’s Sport’s Coast

Kickoff your next unforgettable family trip on Florida’s Sports Coast. With four amazing cities to explore, its an unbeatable destination that offers a little bit of everything. From safari-style tours to paddling adventures, cable wakeboarding to amazing restaurants, you’ll discover endless ways to play in the year-round warm weather. Here is a guide to your…
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Lake County Christmas Tree

Holiday Happenings in Lake County

The season of gift-giving is among us, and several family-friendly activities in Lake County are capturing the holiday energy! Though the weather is getting colder, here are various spots to hit up that’ll warm your spirit! Enjoy these holiday happenings in Lake County. Winterland Adventures, Leesburg This indoor ice skating rink is tucked in Lake…
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Nature at its Finest in Fort Myers & Sanibel

In order to add some sand and water, it is easy to do at The Beaches of Fort Myers and Sanibel. Enjoy Florida and all of nature at its finest with three unique experiences. Sanibel Island On the southwest coast in Florida, just a short drive over the causeway from Fort Myers, Sanibel Island is…
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Enjoy the Many Beaches of the Daytona Area

Just a short drive from the sky-high rides, theme park lines and character costumes of Orlando, sunny beaches stretch for miles. In fact, there are five beaches within about a one-hour car trip from Orlando that you won’t want to miss. Easily pop over for a quick weekend getaway, or tack a few days onto…
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Manatees Have Arrived

The Manatees Have Arrived in Crystal River

Humans aren’t the only mammals attracted to the warm weather in Florida during the winter. Manatees, our flippered fellow mammals, gravitate to the warm water in Kings Bay in Crystal River every winter, beginning in November. There, the water temperature remains a constant 72 degrees F (22 degrees C), thanks to underwater, freshwater springs that…
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