Southwest Florida | With Cinderella’s Castle and six themed areas, DisneyWorld really can be more than just a one-day visit. Your admission includes Main Street USA, Adventureland, Frontierland, Tomorrowland, Fantasyland and Liberty Square. As well as meeting famous Disney characters, the park has plenty of rides, shops and things to do, from a Jungle Cruise to It’s a Small World.

Visiting Orlando Theme Parks

By: Gillian Birch Orlando is less than two hours’ drive from Sarasota, making it easy to make a day trip to Disney, SeaWorld, Epcot, Harry Potter and the other amazing attractions in Orlando. Bear... Read more | Sunshine Survival Tips | Slather on the sunscreen when vacationing in Florida.

Florida Sunshine Survival Tips

There’s a reason why Florida is known as the “Sunshine State”. This subtropical state has year-round sunshine making it gorgeous for a vacation, but it can catch visitors unawares if they are not... Read more
Swim City swimsuit shopping in Sarasota, Florida

The Best Place in Southwest Florida for Swimwear is Swim Mart and Swim City

Southwest Florida has everything you need to enjoy a day in the sun – beautiful beaches, waterparks, boats, watersports and swimming pools. If you’re looking for some gorgeous resort wear or designer swimwear,... Read more
Fishermen's Village entrance Punta Gorda, Florida

Shop, Dine and Stay at the Fishermen’s Village in Punta Gorda

Located right on the waterfront in Punta Gorda, the collection of shops, restaurants and resort accommodation is in beautiful warehouse-style buildings. Free to visit with plenty of parking, this recreated Fishermen’s Village makes... Read more
Florida birding tips and locations. Grey Heron mother with chick. Photo credit Marjie Goldberg, Marjie Goldberg Photography.

Florida Birding Tips and Locations

Whether you enjoy birdwatching to spot new species, or to capture them on photographs, Florida has plenty of great spots for finding flocks of birds. Many bird species spend the winter in Florida.... Read more
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