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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...

A Mediterranean Oasis in Hollywood Beach

When my wife and I started planning our trip to South Florida back in late March, our intent was to stay in South Beach. Having lived and worked in the 305 almost a decade ago, we were looking forward to visiting some of our favorite places. We thoug...

Downtown Transformation

Courtney Ford Hamil is passionate about her hometown. She beams ear to ear when talking about DeLand. "I love this town. I grew up here. But it was not this cool growing up here." In the last few years, Hamil has been at the forefront of turning th...

Daytona Bike Week 2016

Experience Daytona Beach's Main Street during Bike Week through this POV video recorded by OrangeRocketPost.com. The video was recorded entirely on an iPhone 6s. If you were there, relive the sights and sounds of the 75th annual spring ritual or star...

Why Gatorland Remains a Florida Classsic

I'm ashamed to admit that I've lived in Florida nearly 20 years and never set foot in one of the state's original roadside attractions - until a few days ago. My wife and I decided to take advantage of the Florida resident discount at Gatorland Su...

Big Bug Takeover at Leu Gardens

Who knew a bunch of gargantuan-size insects could be so lovable? And approachable? You'll be an instant fan of David Rogers and his "Big Bugs" outdoor exhibit at Orlando's Leu Gardens. Running now through April 15, the traveling exhibit uses art i...

Willie Green Sings the Blues at The Yearling

If your timing is right, you might just be lucky enough to have dinner while being serenaded by a true blues legend. Willie Green has been treating customers at the world-famous Yearling Restaurant in Cross Creek to his brand of Delta-style blues ...