Welcome To Our Sunshine State
Like most Floridians we’re immigrants too. We relocated to Florida about forty years ago for jobs and fell in love right away. Days in the Keys snorkeling, Sunday mornings at the beach with the newspaper, donuts and coffee. Exploring back roads along with visiting a theme park or two. Join us as we show you around
Ybor City – A part of the city of Tampa with a strong Cuban heritage, noted for cigars, Cuban flavors and exciting night life.
The Florida Keys
A singular, 100 mile long road, connects together a chain of small islands or keys into what has been described as a fisherman’s paradise. Throw in some diving, beach-combing and one of America’s most interesting towns and you get what we call “The Keys”.
Some of Our Favorite Small Towns
Small towns are seeing a real resurgence in Florida. Great places to visit and even better places to live. Let us show you some real jewels.
Located near to Orlando, Winter Garden has enjoyed a great resurgence over the past two decades. Famous for its bicycle trail and a number of cafes, lounges and restaurants.
Sitting on the Gulf Coast north of St. Petersburg this town has a number of charming shops and cafes and each day celebrates the Sunset.
Famous for its racetrack the downtown revival has attracted people back to the shops and restaurants.
Sitting on a lake that connects to the St. John River this town was a major port for the boats traveling around Florida. It now features a lively nightlife and features a couple of new breweries.
Located in Florida’s horse country the downtown area is now the focus of the area again. Good restaurants and new shops are the attraction.
This town has been noted for its antique shops but now draws visitors to its many cafes, restaurants and shops.
Home to Stetson University, De Land is enjoying a revival with cute shops and a number of good eateries. It also features a new brewery right downtown. Don’t miss a tour of the Stetson Mansion.
The Town That Disney Built
The Disney organization took on the building of a new town on a parcel of land attached to Disney World. The town of Celebration is now home to a growing community as well as a draw for visitors from all over.
Once a Mecca for spring-break college students this major city has much to recommend it. Featuring a world famous beach the city is also laced with canals and a great riverfront entertainment area.
Small Museums And Road Side Attractions
Florida has been famous for its roadside attractions for a hundred years and many are still alive and still going strong. Explore some amazing history from the Civilian Conservation Corps and SEAL-UDT museums along with recovered sunken treasures.
FLORIDA’S BEST BEACHES
From South Beach in Miami to the white sands of the Northern Gulf Coast, Florida is blessed with one of the countries longest coastlines and the worlds best beaches.
Find your perfect beach vacation in Florida.
Take A Hike On Florida’s Wild Side
Visit Tampa, St. Petersburg, Tarpon Springs and Clearwater on Central Florida’s Gulf Coast.
Spend some time at The Florida Aquarium (https://www.flaquarium.org/) , the Dali Museum (https://thedali.org/), Busch Gardens (https://buschgardens.com/) and enjoy a great Greek meal in Tarpon Springs. You’ll never lack for something exciting to do around Tampa Bay.
Florida’s Remarkable Fresh Water Springs
Dotted around Florida are some truly remarkable “swimming holes” that are fed by 72° water from the purest underground aquifer anywhere. Most are managed as Florida Parks and each one is dramatically unique. Most are open for swimming, kayaking and hiking with some featuring water parks, underwater shows and glass-bottomed boat rides.
Upcoming Tours and Destinations
From exotic places to ski resorts, the list is almost endless and we have an offer for you.
The Major Theme Parks Are Great But If Your Children Are Younger Don’t Overlook Florida’s Legoland. Sited On The Original Site Of Cyprus Gardens It Still Features Waterskiing Shows
Legoland Winter Haven Florida
Tour a Liberty Ship
One of the amazing accomplishments of The United States in World War II was the building of a fleet of thousands of cargo ships to move war supplies and soldiers to England and Europe. Today only three survive and you can tour one in Tampa Florida.
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Your Vacation Is Waiting
Over the past year we are all staying closer to home, so if you still need to get away, Florida is open and ready to welcome you.