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There’s Lots To Do On Florida’s Tamiami Trail

Covering 275 miles between two major metropolitan areas in Florida, Tamiami Trail is the southernmost portion of U.S. Highway 41. The roadway connects downtown Miami and Tampa, tying together the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts. In the years following its 1...

Peter Wolf Toth

Peter Wolf Toth’s mission to bring awareness to social injustice in all forms continues more than four decades after it began. Peter has created a Whispering Giant in all 50 states and eventually took his work to Canada and Hungary. Time has not b...

5 Reasons to Love Pass-A-Grille Beach

Coming in at just over 30 blocks long and one block wide, the bohemian village of Pass-A-Grille Beach is the southernmost of Pinellas County’s barrier beaches. It has a rich heritage dating back to the 1880s when Tampa cigar barons, homesteaders and ...

What’s This “Nautilus” Reproduction Doing in McIntosh?

Driving down U.S. 441 through the small town of McIntosh, keep your eyes peeled near the intersection of Avenue G. Outside McIntosh Village Antiques sits a 14-foot long Nautilus submarine modeled after the one piloted by Captain Nemo in the 1954 D...

Best Places to Grab a Drink in Key West

The Southernmost City is known for its watering holes. Over the years, some have taken on legendary status because of their famous clientele. (Ernest Hemingway seems to have been a patron pretty much everywhere in Key West.) Others have entered into ...

11 Great Places to Experience the Real Florida

The phrase “real Florida” is tossed around a lot, especially amongst those of us in the blogosphere. But what I’ve come to find is that everyone seems to have a different definition as to what is the “real Florida.” To some, “real Florida” means any ...

PHOTO STORY: Wood & Swink

For 78-year-old Fred Wood II, everything about the Wood & Swink Community Store and Post Office is in his blood. His father served as postmaster over four decades until retiring in 1979. Wood's wife Wilma Sue held the same post for 31 years unt...

Eat Your Way Down Tallahassee’s Burger Trail

A lot of places have established "trails" for helping visitors and locals easily locate everything from historic landmarks to the best nature spots. But some creative marketing folks in Tallahassee have developed a special trail designed to appeal to...