Category Archives: Florida sports

Unofficial Guide To Florida Beachside Restaurants

It’s summertime in Florida and both tourists and locals are heading to Florida’s 663 miles of beach (not shoreline – beach). Part of the sandy excursion for many adults is a stop at a restaurant on the beach for burgers, … Continue reading

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Hot Times In Summer At Lesser Known Hotels

It is summertime in Florida and while we have a large population of Floridians going North to the North Carolina mountains and visiting family, more and more Floridians are exploring hotels within the state.   Summer is also the time that … Continue reading

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Florida Vacations To Study Incredible and Unusual Skills

Most people come to Florida for a casual vacation on the beach and in the sun, but thousands visit to engage in extreme sports thrills like skydiving, hang-gliding, or competing in weekly triathlons.  These sports are just the introduction to … Continue reading

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Florida Remains The Global Cruise Ship Capital

  Despite the Great Recession, Florida has continued its glowing image as the “Cruise Capital of the World.” In fact, Florida not only has the three largest ports in the world, they have increased passengers: Port of Miami (4.8 million … Continue reading

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Extreme Florida Vacations Are Just A Click Away

Most Florida tourists and snow-birds are satisfied with a trip to Disney World and a good beach, but thousands of others take advantage of Florida’s climate and terrain to engage in extreme sports and unusual adventures.  Floridians, of course, get these … Continue reading

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Jai Alai in Florida: Going, Going, But Not Gone

Jai Alai in Florida: Going, Going, But Not Gone.

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Jai Alai in Florida: Going, Going, But Not Gone

  When I was a student at the University of Miami, it was a thrill to take a date to the Miami Jai Alai Fronton.  To us Northerners, it was like visiting another country – one with a loud, energetic … Continue reading

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Florida’s Most Expensive Thrill Ride Costs $4,950 plus tax

Summertime across the USA is the time people hit the thrill rides at amusement parks and beaches.  Florida has its share of traditional fun rides, but there is one experience offered in three locations that might be the the most … Continue reading

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food The Best Key Lime Pie In Florida?

This is the time of year when tourists are hunting for key lime pie to take back up North. Key lime pie should be made from fresh lime juice, real whipped cream, and home made gragham cracker. My BEST OF … Continue reading

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