United States Archive

  • A natural springs-fed, four-hour lazy river tubing run, friends, and the Labor Day long weekend - a recipe for success. Tubing down Rainbow River is an absolute blast!

    Rainbow River Tubing – Dunnellon, Florida

    A natural springs-fed, four-hour lazy river tubing run, friends, and the Labor Day long weekend - a recipe for success. Tubing down Rainbow River is an absolute blast!

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  • Although Amelia Island has a quaint, laid back vibe, I wanted to experience something that would get the blood pumping early in the morning, so what better way to see the island than from the sky with Hang Glide USA?!

    Hang Gliding over Amelia Island with Hang Glide USA

    Although Amelia Island has a quaint, laid back vibe, I wanted to experience something that would get the blood pumping early in the morning, so what better way to see the island than from the sky with Hang Glide USA?!

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  • It wasn't hard to see why Amelia Island was voted the fifth best island in the U.S. by USA TODAY. Streets lined with moss-draped oaks make it hard to remember that the beach is just the next block over. The island eludes a type of charm that makes it feel more old south than Florida.

    Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort Review

    It wasn't hard to see why Amelia Island was voted the fifth best island in the U.S. by USA TODAY. Streets lined with moss-draped oaks make it hard to remember that the beach is just the next block over. The island eludes a type of charm that makes it feel more old south than Florida.

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  • This summer I've been all about the water sports, and with the season closing in for the year, I wanted to cram as much as possible into the few weeks that we have left, so on a recent trip out to Amelia Island we went kayaking at sunset with Amelia Island Kayak Excursions!

    Sunset Kayaking with Amelia Island Kayak Excursions

    This summer I've been all about the water sports, and with the season closing in for the year, I wanted to cram as much as possible into the few weeks that we have left, so on a recent trip out to Amelia Island we went kayaking at sunset with Amelia Island Kayak Excursions!

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  • Last week I blogged about my incredible stay at the historic Loews Don CeSar Hotel on St. Pete Beach. That post could have gone on for days, so I decided to break it down in two. As always, I saved the best for last... BRUNCH! Om, nom, nom, nom.

    Loews Don CeSar Hotel Sea Porch Brunch- St. Pete Beach

    Last week I blogged about my incredible stay at the historic Loews Don CeSar Hotel on St. Pete Beach. That post could have gone on for days, so I decided to break it down in two. As always, I saved the best for last... BRUNCH! Om, nom, nom, nom.

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  • Nicknamed the "Pink Palace", and rightfully so, the Loews Don CeSar on St. Pete Beach in Florida is one of the most aesthetically pleasing and history-rich hotels I think I've ever stayed at. To say Tiff and I were excited upon driving up to valet was an understatement!

    Loews Don CeSar Hotel Review – St. Pete Beach

    Nicknamed the "Pink Palace", and rightfully so, the Loews Don CeSar on St. Pete Beach in Florida is one of the most aesthetically pleasing and history-rich hotels I think I've ever stayed at. To say Tiff and I were excited upon driving up to valet was an understatement!

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  • If you've been endlessly and desperately searching for that hidden island oasis in the heart of central Florida, stop now! Today is your lucky day, not only have I found this mystical island retreat for you, but I'm about to show you just how awesome it is!

    Wekiva Island Fun

    If you've been endlessly and desperately searching for that hidden island oasis in the heart of central Florida, stop now! Today is your lucky day, not only have I found this mystical island retreat for you, but I'm about to show you just how awesome it is!

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  • After an awesome day of kayaking and snorkeling on our Peanut Island Adventure, we decided to follow it up by spending our last day in Jupiter stand up paddleboarding on the Mangroves and Manatees Mystery Tour with Jupiter Outdoor Center.

    Stand Up Paddleboarding with Jupiter Outdoor Center

    After an awesome day of kayaking and snorkeling on our Peanut Island Adventure, we decided to follow it up by spending our last day in Jupiter stand up paddleboarding on the Mangroves and Manatees Mystery Tour with Jupiter Outdoor Center.

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  • Up until a couple of weeks ago, I had no idea that Peanut Island even existed. I thought it was maybe just because I was a Florida transplant, but after chatting with friends that have been here all their life, turns out they'd never heard of Peanut Island either!

    Peanut Island Adventure with Visit Palm Beach

    Up until a couple of weeks ago, I had no idea that Peanut Island even existed. I thought it was maybe just because I was a Florida transplant, but after chatting with friends that have been here all their life, turns out they'd never heard of Peanut Island either!

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  • This past weekend a friend and I headed down south to spend a couple of nights in Jupiter at the Courtyard Marriott Palm Beach hotel. The hotel is one of the first by Marriott in Florida to feature the brand's refreshing and sophisticated Cynergy design which is sure to be a hit with any tech-savvy, modern traveler.

    Courtyard by Marriott’s Sophisticated, New Design Impresses

    This past weekend a friend and I headed down south to spend a couple of nights in Jupiter at the Courtyard Marriott Palm Beach hotel. The hotel is one of the first by Marriott in Florida to feature the brand's refreshing and sophisticated Cynergy design which is sure to be a hit with any tech-savvy, modern traveler.

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