Florida Things to see and do Travel Articles

 
Central Florida-Mania, Part Three: Lakeland is Polk County’s Jewel in the Crown – Polk County, Florida
Central Florida-Mania, Part Three:  Lakeland is Polk County’s Jewel in the Crown – Polk County, Florida Hollis Garden features an accompanying classical music soundtrack. Lakeland is one city where you can spend a full day or two wandering around, and will soon realize how much the residents love art and nature! This is truly Polk County's Jewel in the Crown! Lakeland Familiarization FactsThe city has an average daily temperature of 73 […]
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Central Florida-Mania, Part Two: Great Polk County Day Trips from Winter Haven – Polk County, Florida
Central Florida-Mania, Part Two: Great  Polk County Day Trips from Winter Haven – Polk County, Florida Indie Rating – Rate It BUDGET $– per day What is Indie Travel? My indie travel rating for : Your daily travel Costs (Optional) –$5$10$15$20$25$30$35$40$45$50$55$60$65$70$75$80$85$90$95$100$105$110$115$120$125$130$135$140$145$150$155$160$165$170$175$180$185$190$195$200USD Approx, excluding flights Rate If you haven't read Central Florida-Mania, Part One, please go here. Captain James gets you around Lake Kissimmee. Polk County, Florida, is a great haven for […]
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Central Florida-Mania, Part One: Say Hello To Polk County And Winter Haven – Polk County, Florida
Central Florida-Mania, Part One: Say Hello To Polk County And Winter Haven – Polk County, Florida Indie Rating – Rate It BUDGET $– per day What is Indie Travel? My indie travel rating for : Your daily travel Costs (Optional) –$5$10$15$20$25$30$35$40$45$50$55$60$65$70$75$80$85$90$95$100$105$110$115$120$125$130$135$140$145$150$155$160$165$170$175$180$185$190$195$200USD Approx, excluding flights Rate Central Park has some thought-provoking sculpture! When people think of Central Florida, the first thing that comes to mind is often Orlando and its incredible Disney-related […]
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A Cuban State of Mind – Tampa, Florida, USA
A Cuban State of Mind – Tampa, Florida, USA home_jan08_cuba.jpgIn the face of change,
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The Emerald Coast: No Theme Parks Necessary – Penscola, Seaside, Florida, USA
The Emerald Coast: No Theme Parks Necessary – Penscola, Seaside, Florida, USA home_oct14_florida.jpgNeilia Sherman urges travelers to skip the
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Naples, Florida – May 2001
Qualifying Statement #1 (In the USA, at least) I’m extremely bored. Well, I’m back in the USA. And, I find myself in Naples, Florida. It’s a tourist town in Southwest Florida about two hours from Miami on the Gulf of Mexico (west coast). And, folks, I mean it is a tourist town. Naples is a […]
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Greater Ft. Lauderdale, Florida – December 2000
Radisson Bahia Mar marina Well, thanks to our much delayed Presidential election here in the US, most of you have gotten a geography lesson that includes South Florida! Yes, Ft. Lauderdale is in Broward County, and though we may not be able to count, we sure can celebrate the upcoming holiday season. Even without snow, […]
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South Beach, Miami, Florida – July 2000
Summer is in full swing here on the Beach, and everyone is gearing up for the Independence Day celebrations. After that, things get a little quieter, perfect for the traveller seeking lower prices and a (relatively) calm vacation in South Beach. Here are the major goings-on in South Beach for July, along with some highlights […]
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Gulfport, Florida: A Gem of a Town – Florida, USA
If you ever wondered what a Florida town looked like in the early part of the twentieth century, check out Gulfport. Located nine miles from St. Petersburg and about a half hour drive from Tampa, this charming town is known as the Gateway to the Gulf, as it faces Boca Ciega Bay that leads to […]
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South Beach, Miami, Florida – June 2000
Summer Stuff Summer in South Beach is on its way, and the official Summer “Season” is coming soon. But for the moment – post-Memorial Day to around the middle of June, at least – things are relatively quiet around here. So I thought I would take a portion of this month’s guide to provide some […]
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