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Scenes from a Florida Civil War Fort

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Fort Clinch was constructed in the mid-1800s and occupied by Confederate troops during the early days of the Civil War. Made of almost 5-million bricks, the coastal fortification proved vulnerable t...

Dinosaurs Invade Orlando’s Leu Gardens

Leu Gardens in Orlando has been transformed into a Jurassic Park of sorts. Now through April 30, the city's 50-acre botanical garden is the temporary home of more than a dozen prehistoric creatures. We had an opportunity to see the "Dinosaur Invasio...

Jeff Sonksen’s Paint the Trail

A bike trail might be the last place you would expect to find an evolving exhibition of pop art. But that's exactly what a stretch of the 14-mile Seminole Wekiva Trail in the suburbs of Orlando has turned into over the past four years. A cabinet mak...

Good Conversation and Lighter-Than-Air Donuts

Leesburg, Florida is home to this classic donut shop with the playful name of Dip-A-Dee. From the looks of it, the place is really popular with the locals. Everything about Dip-A-Dee is simple. From the little diner-style booths to the strong blac...

Drinking & Shopping in Winter Garden

Hey gang! Happy 2017!! We spent our New Year’s Eve drinking and shopping our way through the Mayberry-esque Central Florida town of Winter Garden. If you’re going to be visiting Walt Disney World or staying on property, be sure to make some time for ...