An open-air Thai brunch and market draws throngs every Sunday morning to this beautiful waterfront temple in Tampa. The food is very good and moderately priced. The exotic gold-trimmed temple is worth visiting just because it’s beautiful, set among shady live oak trees decorated with orchids.
The folks in Sanibel got it right — they preserved a place of rare beauty. Here are nine ways to make the most of what makes Sanibel so special — from the most isolated beaches to famous whole wheat granola pancakes.
The Everglades Seafood Festival in Everglades City marks its 50th year in 2020 with fresh local seafood, country music, carnival rides, arts and crafts. Admission is free.
This Gulf Coast community’s annual Stone Crab Festival marks the beginning of Florida’s stone crab season while showing off the city’s historic center and bayfront attractions. Let’s get crackin’.
There are six fabulous beaches in the Venice area, including one set aside for canines. But the big attraction are ancient shark’s teeth that wash ashore in the surf.
This tiny fishing village wedged between Bradenton and Anna Marie Island celebrates its rich heritage as a commercial fishing hub.
The Ringling Circus Museum in Sarasota brings back those memories of yesteryear, when hawkers fill the streets with calls to see “The world’s grandest, largest, best, amusement institution.”
Selby Gardens contains the most diverse collection of orchids and bromeliads in the world. Thousands of species are represented.
There are dozens of nice RV campgrounds near Fort Myers. Here are six that stand out above the rest.
Miss the change of seasons? Here’s fall in South Florida: Fields of blooming sunflowers! You can see the sunflowers in an Immokalee preserve and other sites statewide. This sunflower only blooms in Florida and Georgia and can be seen roadside in early fall.