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Ten Small Florida Vacation Towns You Should Visit

Tired of a Florida vacation in an overcrowded, overpriced metropolis?  Perhaps you should spend some vacation time in some of Florida’s small towns, where they appreciate every visitor and offer personalized services Here are ten of my favorite small town spots … Continue reading

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Tour Of Anna Maria Island Florida

  ANNA MARIA ISLAND was first settled at the start of the twentieth century by Tampa Mayor MADISON POST who named the island for his wife Maria and his sister-in-law Anna. Just as Cuban fishermen were the first visitors to the island at … Continue reading

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Everglades City: Still Florida’s Last Frontier

You can’t travel any further south along the Florida’s Gulf of Mexico than EVERGLADES CITY and CHOKOLOSKEE, at the entrance to the Western Everglades.  In many ways this area is still Florida’s last frontier,  a place for fishermen and nature lovers and people who … Continue reading

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Boca Grande: Florida’s Most Laid Back Retreat For The Rich

Once I ordered an ice cream at the converted railroad depot at Boca Grande and behind me an elderly woman with white hair and huge sunglasses remarked, “That looks good.  I’m going to get one.” It was only as I watched … Continue reading

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Florida: Home of Sports Hall of Fames

Florida is not only a state where 95 million vacationers visit to get some sunshine on the beaches, play some golf or tennis, or even go fishing; Florida is a state that hosts a number of great sports Hall of … Continue reading

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The Fishing Hall of Fame Has Lots of Tall Stories

Fishing is one of Florida’s top recreational industries and in Dania Beach there is a museum where there are more fish stories than anywhere else in the world. The Fishing Hall of Fame of the International Game Fish Association is … Continue reading

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