Gasparilla: Tampa’s Mardi Gras

The Gasparilla Pirate Festival is a unique Tampa tradition. It takes place annually on the third Saturday in January and includes over a month’s worth of pirate-themed activities. It’s best known for the Gasparilla Parade. This local festival is named after Jose Gaspar, a mythical Spanish pirate. The festivities begin with an “invasion” of Tampa […]

The 7 Best Places For Fishing In Florida

Florida having the Atlantic Ocean on the East, the Gulf of Mexico on the West plus hundreds of lakes and rivers, it is no wonder that there are so many different locations for you to catch some large game fish. With so many different locations, were going to narrow it down for you and give […]

Top 3 Biker Events in Florida

The Sunshine State is one of the places in the U.S. that motorcycle riding can be nearly a year round activity.  Only the rainiest months will deter the avid rider, and with proper riding gear even Northern Florida can be explored by bike in the winter months of the year. Here we take a look […]

The 3 Best Trails For Bike Riding In Florida

It’s hard to choose one single part of Florida, but a strong contender for the award goes to the versatility of the terrain. Whether you love the beaches or the forests, Florida pretty much has it all, and that means no matter what your interests are, you can find a place in Florida to do […]

Where to Go Freshwater Fishing in Florida

Florida is a popular tourist destination best known for its beaches and amusement parks. In case there was not enough of a reason for you to visit Florida already, it also has some of the best freshwater fishing locations in the country. Whether you are visiting for a week or a full time resident you […]

My 3 Favorite Snorkel Spots in the Florida Keys

The Florida keys being surrounded by tropical waters are not just for fishing, boating and jet skiing. The Keys have some world class snorkeling and scuba diving. John Pennekamp State Park is perhaps the best known and located in Key Largo. Its over 70 square miles and was the first underwater park in the United […]

Top 3 Florida Bicycling Routes

Florida being one of the most scenic states in the country, it should be no surprise there are some excellent biking trails and routes. If you want to ride your bike and explore the “old” Florida there are many towns that seem like they haven’t changed and retain their charm and character. Florida bicycling routes are […]

The 5 Best Motorcycle Riding Routes in Florida

Florida is a magnet for motorcycle riding and motorcyclists because it’s one of the few states that you can ride year round. The only caveat is the summer rains, you need to pay attention to the weather forecasts and have appropriate rain gear. Its not just the weather that makes Florida so popular, its also […]

3 Great Florida Camping Locations

If you know anything about Florida camping, it’s that great locations for outdoor activities are in abundance. When the weather is nice enough to enjoy the great outdoors, there’s all sorts of activities you can engage in to make the Florida camping experience as enjoyable as possible. One of these things happens to be camping, […]