Who needs a car? Stay in St. Augustine, Dunedin, Delray Beach, Lake Buena Vista or Key West and you can hoof it. You’ll see a lot, and you’ll save money.
Our partners at //www.visitflorida.com">VisitFlorida.com are sharing the wonders of Florida's islands with a series of photo essays. This week: Jupiter Island is a playground for the rich and famous.
At Wynwood Walls, real estate maven Tony Goldman took an underappreciated genre - graffiti and street art - and elevated it to a new art form for the public to enjoy for free, year-round.
I'd been casting about for a Florida travel story to pursue. And when I asked my husband for ideas, he blurted, "Weeki Wachee!" without hesitation. Weeki Wachee was where the mermaids performed, underwater, twice daily.
From my vantage point, here in Crystal River, Fla., it's hard to see how Christopher Columbus - no matter how long he had been at sea - could possibly have mistaken a manatee for a mermaid, even if he did describe them in his journal in January of 1493 as being "not half as beautiful as they are...
Most of the old attractions from Florida's first tourism heyday (B.D. - Before Disney) are gone forever. Still, some have survived all around the state. We visited a few on our trip from Orlando west to Weeki Wachee, but couldn't get to everything on the list. Here are the didn't-get-to places - and...
This place is for the birds.
There are birds all around us, enclosed in pens, flying above us, and waddling beside us as we wind along a sandy path no wider than a city sidewalk. Turn around, and there are egrets wading through a pond on their toothpick legs and red-tailed hawks bala
Make 2012 your year to visit an eco-friendly destination with your family. Here are five places where green is good:
CLERMONT, Fla. - In the afternoon, we lolled on our large, screened-in porch, watching the sun sink slowly behind the tree-bordered lake below. After sunset, we went back into our air-conditioned, two-bedroom, two-bath cabin, cooked on a state-of-the-art Jenn-Air stove, and ate dinner in our knotty-pine-paneled...
A condominium in Manhattan. A six-bedroom house with private pool and hot tub overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. A cozy cottage nestled in the mountains of Colorado.
Hotels offer package rates you'd never see in winter. Tourist bureaus tempt you with twofers. Upscale restaurants beckon with discounted prices. In South Florida, summertime is deal time.
ORLANDO, Fla. - You're walking through Walt Disney World Resort, snapping photos, dodging children, waiting in an hour-long line to ride Space Mountain, when a park employee taps you on the shoulder with a wand. You turn around to learn that you've been picked to receive a prize.
Here's a look at six of the top hotel-branded time-share companies. We chose a representative property from each, looking at buy-in prices (here, they reflect the equivalent of at least a one-week stay annually in the smallest unit) and how each company allows exchanges, both in-house and outside...
The best beach in the United States this year is in the Carolinas - Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach, on the southernmost inhabited island in the Outer Banks.