Attractions

Fall Country Jamboree

One of Florida's most unique cultural events happens every fall in the tiny Volusia County community of Barberville at the Pioneer Settlement. The two-day event showcases musicians, storytellers, crafters, artists and food vendors from across the sta...

Henry Ford’s winter estate

Early 20th century American industrialist first met his boyhood hero Thomas Edison at a conference in 1896. While that encounter was brief, the two men would go on to have a close friendship for many years. Ford and his wife visited the famous inven...

Barberville Pioneer Settlement

This bridge tender's house (pictured below) was built in Astor in 1926 and is one of the last still in existence in Florida. The men who lived here over the years operated the bridge's swing span to allow boat traffic on the St. John's River to safel...

Proof Disney’s Frozen Ride is Just Like Maelstrom

It's amazing what the Disney Imagineers can do with a little paint, some intense blue lighting and a few special, sparkly effects. Nowhere are their talents for big makeovers better illustrated than the newly opened Frozen Ever After ride at Epcot's ...

36 Hours in Hollywood Beach

They don't make beach towns like South Florida's Hollywood Beach anymore. The city's iconic brick-paved "broadwalk" runs parallel to the Atlantic Ocean for 2.5 miles and is one of the most pristine, well-maintained boardwalks in the United States. Fr...

This Festival is More Than Strawberry Shortcakes

Who doesn't love strawberries? Better yet, who can resist indulging with a little bit of strawberry shortcake? You can get your fill of all things strawberry at this year's Florida Strawberry Festival running March 3-13 in Plant City. The 11-day c...

Viewing Butterflies in Key West

A serene and restful experience can be found near the southernmost point in Key West at the KW Butterfly & Nature Conservatory. Inside the popular attraction, visitors are transported into a tropical environment with an impressive collection o...

Orlando Museum Educates With Animal Skeletons

Visitors walking into Skeletons: Animals Unveiled! for the first time need only look up to be immediately blown away. Hanging from the ceiling of the museum at Orlando’s I-Drive 360 is a 30-foot killer whale. The great sea mammal is one of more than...