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Why a Dry Tortugas Seaplane Excursion Is Worth It

A Dry Tortugas seaplane excursion is one of the most popular options when planning a trip to Dry Tortugas National Park. If you’ve never been on a seaplane excursion before, then there’s no better way to see Florida’s beautiful beaches … Read more

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5 Best Natural Springs in Florida to Visit This Summer

Whether you’re looking for springs for swimming in Florida, camping, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, tubing, scuba diving or even swimming with mermaids and manatees, natural freshwater springs in Florida are a beloved family outing and definitely worth the drive. While Florida … Read more

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Rediscover Yourself in Southwest Florida

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Naples, Marco Island and the Everglades – Florida’s Paradise Coast for IZEA Worldwide. All opinions are 100% mine. Are you sick of winter yet? For most of us, there … Read more

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Best Fort Lauderdale Beach Restaurants

In this article, we´ll talk about just that: some of the greatest beaches in Fort Lauderdale along with the best Fort Lauderdale beach restaurants to eat after a long day of fun in the sun. There is nothing to work … Read more

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Budget Friendly Things to Do in Cocoa Beach

This post is in partnership with Motel 6. Opinions are my own. Offering six miles of beautiful beaches along the Atlantic shoreline, Cocoa Beach has an active social scene centered around this stunning oceanside atmosphere. Within the city limits visitors … Read more

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How to Do Universal Orlando Adults Only

Living across the country from family, it’s rare that my husband and I get the opportunity for a proper date night with two young children. It’s an even rarer occurrence to be able to go away overnight. So when his … Read more

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6 Things You Can Only See In The Conch Republic

Do you want more than just a standard beach getaway? If you are looking for a vacation that offers up new, exciting fun as well as weird, fascinating and even historical, check out the Conch Republic. Never heard of the Conch … Read more

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Photographing the Hidden Gems of Jacksonville

  If you’re the type of traveler who is looking for authentic travel experiences, a delicious culinary scene and the opportunity to interact with locals, then a visit to Jacksonville, Florida might just be for you. Jacksonville is the city … Read more

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Best Non Theme Park Activities near Orlando

Let’s face it, while the whole do every theme park all day every day until you drop family vacation is something we all have done and loved, it’s not really something you can do every single time you visit Orlando. Sometimes … Read more

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5 of Florida’s Best Beach Towns

Florida is home to some of America’s finest beaches with pristine white sands and warm currents along the gulf that draw millions of visitors each year. But if its beaches are what attract visitors, it’s the surrounding amenities that make … Read more

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Things to Do in Gulf County Florida

This post brought to you by Visit Gulf County. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Surf and Sunshine. When our family moved from Michigan to Florida at the beginning of this year we couldn’t have been more … Read more

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