Florida in November: Best Events & Things to Do [2023]

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Thinking about a trip to Florida in November? You’ll be delighted to hear that the Sunshine State is an ideal destination to visit at the beginning of the holiday season. You can spend a day on a white sand beach with crystal clear waters, take your kids to world-class theme parks, or visit fabulous national … Read more

Treasure Island vs St Pete Beach: Which is Best for You?

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Trying to decide between Treasure Island vs St Pete Beach? There are a few noteworthy differences you must know. Over the last ten years, I can say I have seen a lot of growth in Pinellas County. Sleepy beach towns have morphed into buzzing metro areas exploded by growth. In fact, my family had a … Read more

12 Best Downtown Tampa Hotels: Luxury, Waterfront + More!

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Looking for the Best Downtown Tampa Hotels? As a local expert who also staycations in Tampa, I’m sharing my favorite hotels in downtown Tampa. Tampa is the place to be – home to world-class sports teams, beaches, museums, and other attractions like Busch Gardens! Its idyllic sunny weather and clear water beaches make it a … Read more

Best London to Amalfi Coast & Capri Trip Itinerary

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Want to see London and Italy? Come along on our action packed itinerary as we explore London to Amalfi Coast and Capri. When to Visit London My husband and I have been to London multiple times over the years. We usually prefer to travel during the months of March through May, since the weather begins … Read more

Treasure Island Boardwalk | Top Local Tips [April 2023]

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In this article, I cover the Treasure Island Boardwalk (also known as Sunset Beach Scenic Boardwalk), one of the hidden gems just outside of St Petersburg, FL. If you are looking for John’s Pass Village Boardwalk with shops and restaurants, you’ll want to read my article you’ll find it here. Located in Sunset Beach, the … Read more

Port Angeles to Victoria Canada | 2-Day Trip You Don’t Want to Miss

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If you haven’t packed your bags yet, it’s time to get away to fabulous Victoria! This 2-day trip will share my must-see destinations, top pick hotels, as well as details on navigating the Port Angeles to Victoria ferry. Seattle to Port Angeles We began our long road trip in Seattle. Opting for Port Angeles as … Read more

Are There Sharks in Siesta Key & Sarasota FL? 8 Safety Tips

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Have you ever wondered what the odds are of encountering sharks in Siesta Key? I’ll give you a bit of a spoiler for this article and tell you that it’s pretty rare! Siesta Key is one of my favorite places in Florida, and it’s home to one of my top favorite clear water beaches, Siesta … Read more

Are There Sharks in Clearwater Beach? 10 MUST Know Tips

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Clearwater Beach is one of the most beautiful places in the world for a beachfront vacation. So, one question that can come up is, “Are there sharks in Clearwater Beach?” Clearwater Beach, located on the west coast of Florida, is a popular tourist destination known for its pristine white sand beaches and beautiful crystal clear … Read more

21 Best Florida Weekend Getaways That You Don’t Want to Miss

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Planning a weekend trip to Florida but not sure where exactly to go yet? With white sand beaches, vibrant cities, and charming beach towns, there are countless options for Florida weekend getaways. Your choice will come down to what you’re looking for in a getaway location. Are you traveling with family, seeking a romantic retreat, … Read more

St Pete Beach Red Tide | Must-Know Tips for Vacationers

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As a local, I realize how frustrating it can be to plan a beach day to St. Pete Beach or Clearwater Beach and find out you can’t go due to a Florida red tide outbreak. What is Florida Red Tide Caused By? What is Florida red tide caused by? This article discusses what to know, … Read more