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Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park
Have you ever seen roseate spoonbills sifting the stream for food? Did you know that pink flamingoes were once common in southern Florida? Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park is one of the best places to see rare and exotic Florida wildlife up-close as this article shows
Historical Walking Tour of Downtown Fort Myers
Read about the Historical Walking Tour of Downtown Fort Myers, picture the architecture, and discover how the rivalry between two businessmen led to the building of these noteworthy Art Deco and neo-classical buildings
Horseback Safari near Orlando
February is peak season in Orlando and it can be very crowded on the roads and in the theme parks. If you want somewhere more peaceful to relax, consider a horseback safari at the Forever Florida eco-ranch. Here are the details…
Scenic Winter Park Boat Tour
I had lived in the Orlando area for 6 years before I heard about the Winter Park Scenic Boat Tour. This trip through the lakes and canals around Winter Park includes lots of birds and the odd alligator sighting if you're lucky. A hidden treasure indeed and a great place to take visiting guests.
Alligators and Wild Boar at the Crescent J Ranch
Visit the Crescent J Ranch, a short drive from Kissimmee and take a wildlife tour on their swamp buggy. We thoroughly enjoyed seeing birds, alligators and tracks of wildlife in our 2-hour tour with a wonderful guide called Nancy. Here’s how the trip went…
Day Out at Silver Springs
Just outside Ocala, Florida is the 350-acre Silver Springs nature theme park. It's a great place to see alligators and monkeys from the glass-bottomed boat trips.
Celebrating Florida’s 500th Anniversary
During 2013, Florida is celebrating Viva Florida 500, the 500th anniversary since it was visited by the first European, Juan Ponce de Leon. It is a great year to visit and join in some of the events planned for this historic occasion.
Elephants at Two Tails Ranch
If you have never seen an elephant paint, or fed carrots to one of these gentle giants, you are in for a wonderful experience at Two Tails Ranch at Williston. Read on to find out what else the visit will include…
Ringling Museum of Art in Tampa
The Ringling Museum of Art is one of the most comprehensive collections of European and American artworks in Florida. The entrance fee also includes a self-guided tour of the Venetian Gothic Ca' d Zan Mansion, the 66-acre gardens and the Circus Museums. Learn more ...
Ringling Ca' d' Zan Mansion in Tampa
One of Florida's loveliest estate homes is the Ca' d'Zan Mansion, built for circus owners John and Mable Ringling in the 1920s. Read about the gorgeous architecture and sumptuous furnishings and make a date to visit it yourself!
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