Casa Monica St Augustine FL Historic Hotels of America

Casa Monica St Augustine FL Historic Hotels of America

We loved our stay at the Casa Monica Hotel in St. Augustine, FL. It is one of the most unique and historic hotels in America. The Moorish Revival-style hotel opened in 1888 as a lavish winter getaway for the rich and still maintains a lavish atmosphere today. During...
St Augustine FL Nights of Lights Celebrates the Christmas Holiday

St Augustine FL Nights of Lights Celebrates the Christmas Holiday

We have made visiting historic St. Augustine, Florida during the Nights of Lights celebration an annual trip and one we look forward to each year. St. Augustine celebrates the Christmas holiday season with its 22nd annual Nights of Lights. This time of year in St....
America’s First Thanksgiving – FL’s History of St. Augustine

America’s First Thanksgiving – FL’s History of St. Augustine

Florida’s 500 years of history traces the first Thanksgiving celebrated in America to St. Augustine. Long before the Pilgrims and Plymouth Rock. What is known today and celebrated as Thanksgiving is a reenactment of a shared harvest feast of the Plymouth colonist and...
Zipline The Canyons in Ocala Florida

Zipline The Canyons in Ocala Florida

We arrived at The Canyons Zip Line and Canopy Tours in Ocala, Florida at our scheduled time to zipline and I for one wasn’t prepared for what I saw. The zipline course is built over an abandoned limestone quarry. In a flat state like Florida I didn’t expect to see...
Downtown Disney Florida – Explore the Magic!

Downtown Disney Florida – Explore the Magic!

Downtown Disney, part of the Disney Resorts, is an exciting entertainment, dining and shopping area that lines a beautiful waterfront in Orlando, Florida. Downtown Disney is a great place to spend a fun filled day with the family! The three areas that make up the 120...
Cedar Key, Florida

Cedar Key, Florida

Cedar Key, Florida is like no place else we have visited.  A laid back, picturesque island community, the relaxed atmosphere of Cedar Key can be contagious. Over the years we have visited Cedar Key many times and have never been disappointed by its old Florida charm...
St. Augustine Florida Celebrates 500 Years of History

St. Augustine Florida Celebrates 500 Years of History

St. Augustine, Florida celebrates 500 years of history since explorer Juan Ponce de Leon first came ashore near present day St. Augustine. Beginning April 2nd, the celebration will continue throughout 2013. In 1513, in search of the fabled Fountain of Youth, explorer...