Places

White Dog Plantation is the Perfect Place for a Weekend Getaway

Lynn Badger has a passion for collecting old things. A few years ago, she kicked that passion up a level when she purchased a beautiful piece of property in Havana, Florida. The property, with its collection of historic buildings, was a popular stea...

Apalachicola: The Definition of Old Florida

Located in Franklin County on the Gulf Coast, “Apalach” is a picturesque reminder of Old Florida. Quaint boutiques and art galleries, stately inns, brightly painted homes and some of the nation’s best seafood restaurants line its tree-lined streets. ...

5 Things You Should See & Do During Papa Fest

The top 5 things you should see and do during Ernest Hemingway Days July 19-24, 2016 in Key West. Visit the Hemingway Home and Museum Yes, there will be tons of people wanting to see the place Hemingway called home for more than a decade. But the t...

The Story Behind Florida’s Abandoned Dome Home

The headquarters of a bizarre cult or left behind by a group of extra terrestrials? Origins of the abandoned dome home of Cape Romano near Marco Island, Florida have confounded many over the years. But the real story of the eccentric house is a lot ...

Mount Dora’s Bite-Sized Bake Shop

“Adorable” might be the word most ladies would use to describe Le Petit Sweet Shop and Cakery in historic Mount Dora. Occupying a space that once housed a clockmaker shop, this inviting little bakery specializes in bite-sized treats like mini cupcak...

The Colorful Past of Yeehaw Junction’s Desert Inn

Get off Florida’s Turnpike at Exit 193 and you’ll see the remnants of a faded out billboard that once welcomed travelers to Yeehaw Junction. Just a few years ago, the sign was vibrant with colorful depictions of a beach, a Space Shuttle and a smiling...

Jaxson’s Serves Up Great Food & the Kitchen Sink

Stepping into Jaxson’s Ice Cream Parlor & Restaurant in Dania Beach is like stepping into a time capsule of Americana. The rustic interior has been the signature at this South Florida institution since the 1960s. That’s when late owner Monroe Ud...

8 Things Worth Checking Out in Brooksville

"Mantiques" and footlongs at Coney Island Drive Inn Elvis ate here once and so should you. The quirky little place on East Jefferson Street serves up their "world famous footlongs" and loose meat burgers with a dose of nostalgia, including a vintage...