Museum

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...

5 Fun Places to Visit in Downtown Orlando

It’s no secret Orlando sometimes gets an undeserved reputation for being all about the Mouse House, Shamu and Harry Potter. The general thinking is there’s not much to do in downtown Orlando. But the City Beautiful is a nice place to spend a few hour...

A Museum Dedicated to Medicine & Elephants

Sitting atop a hill in DeLand, Florida is an old hospital that's been around since the 1920s. The stately building was constructed during the land boom era and dedicated to the service men of World War II. After falling into a state of disrepair, th...

How Wynwood Became Miami’s Street Art Canvas

Ten years ago, visiting Miami's Wynwood neighborhood wouldn't be on your list of things of to do when staying in the Magic City. It was a rough part of town dominated by warehouses, shoe factories, vagrants and junkies. But Wynwood's reputation star...

The Ancient Art of Making Dugout Canoes

Dugout canoes are among the oldest forms of watercraft and were used by ancient peoples in North, Central and South America for centuries. They played an important role in their everyday lives, having an impact on everything from travel and trade to ...

What You Should Do in Islamorada

Aptly named by early Spanish explorers, Islamorada is frequently translated to mean “purple isles.” The tropical village of islands has become world-famous for its quality sportfishing, nature excursions and spectacular sunsets. While it may not rece...

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...