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The Best Gift: Making Memories At South Seas Island Resort

As I looked around my son’s room filled with LEGOs and toy robots I wondered what I could give him for his 8th birthday that would be meaningful and special. Looking back on my happiest childhood memories the first thing that comes to mind are those times spent at the beach with my family.  What could … Read more

Guy Harvey The Islander

It’s Island Time At The Islander Resort: A Guy Harvey Outpost

Located in Isamorada the Islander Resort recently joined the expanding collection of  Guy Harvey Outpost properties after concluding a yearlong multi-million dollar renovation last year.  Renovations included upgrades and added amenities throughout both the main 114-unit oceanside property and the 25-unit bayside marina townhouse compound. The Islander is  a huge oceanfront property with more than 1,100 square … Read more

Hotel Ranola Sarasota

Hotel Ranola : A Gem in the Heart of Downtown Sarasota

The Hotel Ranola is a chic boutique hotel is in the heart of downtown Sarasota. Filled with character, history and funky modern ambiance combined with 21st century amenities .  Just a short walk from countless restaurants and stores the location of this small, privately owned hotel can’t be beat. On our recent trip to Sarasota … Read more

glamping in westgate river ranch

10 Great Reasons To Go Glamping At Westgate River Ranch

Growing up I used to go camping with my parents, I love nature and camping is such an wonderful adventure.  I had never gone glamping, or luxurious camping, until we recently visited Westgate River Ranch in Central Florida. Just an hour south of Orlando Westgate River Ranch is close enough to all the Orlando attractions … Read more

Lighthouse Beach Sanibel Island

Things To Do In Sanibel Island’s Lighthouse Beach

Even though the summer is officially over for us and the kids are back at school we always take advantage of the weekend to travel. We love making little short road trips to explore our own backyard and are always on the lookout for new and interesting attractions and beaches in Southwest Florida.  This past … Read more

Bradenton Beach Pier

Laid Back Island Paradise in Anna Maria Island

Anna Maria Island, located on Florida’s Gulf coast, boasts 7 miles of soft white sand beaches.  A true island paradise Anna Maria is home to 3 beach towns: , all of them filled with old Florida beach town charm.  Florida’s Gulf coast has some of the best beaches in the USA and we love to … Read more

swimming with sharks at Theater of the Sea

Things To Do With Kids In The Upper And Middle Florida Keys

The Florida Keys extend for 113 miles along the Overseas Highway, from Key Largo to the southernmost point in the United States in Key West. The upper and middle keys encompass Key Largo, Islamorada and Marathon and are separated from the lower keys by the 7 mile bridge. The upper and middle keys are closer to … Read more

boy picking shells at the beach

5 Awesome Things To Do In Sanibel With Kids

Sanibel is located in Southwest Florida just minutes away from Fort Myers. This barrier island boasts spectacular beaches, world class shelling and a laid back ambiance reminiscent of old time Florida.  There are no chain restaurants, no theme park attractions, no high rise condos or traffic lights here and family fun goes back to what it … Read more

Disney's Grand Floridian Resort

Why Staying At Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort Is Worth It!

Our stay at the Grand Floridian was part of a press trip however all opinions are my own and are sincere. #DisneyFamilia There’s no way around it, Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort is one of the most beautiful luxury resorts in Orlando and Disney’s flagship hotel but with so many accommodations options in the area you might … Read more