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Camping at Juniper Springs in Ocala National Forest, Florida

Despite being known for it’s beaches, theme parks, and retirement communities, Florida has a lot more to offer than meets the eye. Inland you will find an intricate ecosystem of freshwater springs, 21 of which are located in Florida State Parks. Their clear, turquoise water and constant refreshing temperature of  around 70 degrees make a […]

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Eat Local with Farm to Table Dinners in Bradenton, Florida

If you are in Florida and looking for a unique and special dining experience, you should definitely do dinner on the farm. In Bradenton, Florida,┬áKing Family Farms has joined up with The Loft 5 to offer Farm to Table dinners and let you have a dining experience unlike any other…

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Florida Travel Tips, Whitney Beach, Longboat Key

Not all Florida beaches are created equal. Some have great surf, some are beautiful but are difficult to access…but there is one spot on the central gulf coast that has been a favorite of mine for as long as I can remember. That is Whitney Beach on Longboat Key. The sand is white and soft, […]

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Live Music, Bradenton Florida

While Bradenton, Florida might not be the most sought after destination…it does have it’s hidden jewels. The beaches are beautiful (and there is actually parking), the people are friendly, and now to add another to that list…you can find some great live music here. Downtown consists of about 5 or 6 bars, all of which […]

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Seattle Travel Tips – Hiking at Rattlesnake Ridge

I must start off this post by telling you I know nothing about hiking. Nothing. Which is actually quite sad being that I live 45 minutes away from the Alps. Maybe because I am from flat Florida, I was always a bit intimidated by the thought. Which, I now realize, was very silly of me. […]

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Great Views in San Francisco

In September we visited one of my very favorite cities, San Francisco. It was our second time here and I couldn’t wait to explore more of this vibrant area. Like when visiting most larger cities for the first times, you feel a bit lost. We sadly didn’t know anyone living here, so we were on […]

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Seattle – A Photo Tour

Our visit to Seattle was short and sweet. Other than finding an amazing spot to see the skyline and hang-out at Gas Works Park, we felt a little lost as one usually does the first time visiting a larger city. I really enjoyed seeing this city for the first time and hope we will return […]

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