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  • Florida travel calendar for May

    Florida travel calendar for May
    Check out festivals and events in May across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) May 2: Jazz Friday at Foosaner Museum...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Lisbon, Portugal

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Lisbon, Portugal
    Most cruise ships passengers make sure they are out on deck for the arrival of their ship into Lisbon. Its setting is beautiful: it is the only European capital city on the Atlantic Ocean and sits on the wide Tagus River. As they navigate the river,...
  • Christie touts post-Sandy recovery but Jersey shore tourism drops

    Christie touts post-Sandy recovery but Jersey shore tourism drops
    Most Americans know Seaside Heights as the town made famous by Snooki and her ilk in MTV’s reality series “Jersey Shore.” Mike Loundy simply knows the resort town as home. His grandfather came to Seaside Heights in 1932. The family...
  • A plan for a St. Augustine weekend vacation

    A plan for a St. Augustine weekend vacation
    With most of its diversions clustered within walking distance, smart planning and a pair of practical shoes are enough to start a weekend getaway on the right foot. It's possible to visit several of the area's signature stops before even checking in to...
  • Have road will travel: Top 10 drives along the coast

    Have road will travel: Top 10 drives along the coast
    Few things celebrate the end of winter like a great drive and enjoying the beach. Whether you can put the top down or not, members and editors of travel website VirtualTourist.com are sure you'll enjoy any of our "Top 10 Coastal Drives." 1. Pacific...
  • A tale of whales in Flagler Beach

    A tale of whales in Flagler Beach
    On a previous visit to Flagler Beach, I glimpsed a rare and wondrous site. Along with a handful of lunchtime diners at a rustic beachfront restaurant, I spotted a few North Atlantic right whales out in the distance in the Atlantic Ocean. The global...
  • Superstorm Sandy: Tallying the damage at amusement piers

    Superstorm Sandy: Tallying the damage at amusement piers
    A pair of otherworldly photos from Superstorm Sandy will be forever etched in my memory of the historic hurricane. The first photo showed up in much of the mainstream media coverage and became a symbol of the storm: A seemingly intact roller coaster...
  • Tax-refund travel destinations in Florida, the Bahamas and the Caribbean

    Tax-refund travel destinations in Florida, the Bahamas and the Caribbean
    With National Tax Day having passed, and the IRS reporting that many Americans will get refunds of close to $3,000, some of us may be looking for “tax refund-worthy” destinations. Here are some deals to consider in Florida, the Bahamas and the...
  • Beyond sand and surf, it's the local touches that define Florida beaches

    Beyond sand and surf, it's the local touches that define Florida beaches
    There's more to a beach vacation than sand and surf. Distilled to those basic elements, every Florida beach getaway might seem the same. Yet there are also infinite variables that imprint distinct personalities to stretches of the state's 1,250 miles...
  • History flavors St. Augustine vacations

    History flavors St. Augustine vacations
    There's a word that describes the vaguely musty scent of the cramped, unlit officer's quarters in Fort Matanzas, the 18th century Spanish outpost on a barrier island south of St. Augustine. That same word would characterize the experience of climbing...
  • Coast to coast on State Road 40

    Coast to coast on State Road 40
    It stretches from the Atlantic Ocean almost to the Gulf of Mexico, a route that encompasses sandy beaches, springs, secluded forests and history from John D. Rockefeller to Elvis Presley. There are a lot of diversions along State Road 40, a scenic east-...
  • Even Shad Could Use A Little Help

    The scientific name of the American shad, Alosa sapidissima, provides a hint as to why it is many people's favorite fish, and why the season when they swim upriver to their breeding grounds is so eagerly awaited. The name means "most delicious herring."...