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Imaginarium Science Center in Fort Myers
The hands-on Imaginarium Museum and Aquarium at Fort Myers is truly an experience beyond your wildest imagination! Kids will love the fun activities both indoors and outside, and adults will not be able to resist having a go themselves. Here's an account of my visit...
Southwest Florida Museum of History
Established in 1982, the Southwest Florida Museum of History welcomes over 15,000 visitors every year. Discover what’s inside the original railroad station buildings of the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad by reading on…
Orchid Lovers Delight at Marie Selby Gardens
Enviably located overlooking beautiful Sarasota Bay, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is a delightful 14-acre urban garden which specializes in epiphytes, including over 6,000 orchids
Try Indoor Skydiving in Orlando!
If you fancy all the thrills of skydiving without the expense or the risk, indoor skydiving is definitely for you! Read about my flight experience with iFLY Orlando, skydiving in a vertical wind tunnel with a professional instructor.
Take a Tour at Lakeridge Winery
Whether you are a keen oenophile or simply want to see how wine is made, Florida’s largest premium winery at Clermont offers fascinating free guided tours. Even if you are not a wine-lover, you will enjoy the live Jazz events offered on weekends at the vineyard.
Historic Burroughs Home and Gardens
I’ve just spent a very pleasant afternoon touring the Burroughs Home and Gardens in downtown Fort Myers. Set in subtropical gardens on the banks of the Caloosahatchee River, the Burroughs Home epitomizes life for one elite family on Millionaire’s Row in the early 20th century. Take a tour....
More on Florida’s 500th Anniversary
An update on the celebrations taking place as part of Viva Florida 500 to mark the quincentenary of the historic landing of Ponce de Leon and his discovery of Florida.
A Day Out at DeBary Hall
Those who enjoy seeing how the other half live will enjoy a trip to DeBary Hall, a lovely Victorian mansion which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Read about my recent visit which included a guided tour of this historic home and estate
Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve at Fort Myers
Discover more about natural Florida with a visit to the peaceful Six Mile Cypress Slough preserve and keep your eyes moving to spot grey squirrels, pileated woodpeckers, nesting birds, egrets, ibis, herons as well as the more elusive bobcats, raccoons and playful river otters.
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
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