Fun Times In Florida 2018 and Happy New Year

What have I done over the past year? As we say hello to a new year, I’m viewing photos to remind myself. In Spring we visited St. Augustine when my son’s girlfriend came to visit. My two sons and I went down to Merritt Island to watch the SpaceX rocket launch. We ate at our…

Florida’s Glass Bottom Boat Tours

Because of all the bodies of water in Florida, viewing and enjoying that water has it’s own money-making opportunities. One unique way tourists can enjoy rivers and oceans is the “glass bottom” concept. With so many springs in Florida’s rivers, many of the state parks contain “Springs” in their name.  Those springs bubble crystal clear…

The Beaches of Florida by Location

The state of Florida contains so many wonderful beaches. It’s impossible to list them all, so it’s best to describe the beaches of Florida by location.  Some allow pets and some allow nude sunbathers.  Others let cars travel up and down the sand, and some are perfect for finding a rare seashell.  From the panhandle…

The Perfect Beach Day

I remember the perfect beach day because it occurred to me at the time that it was just that.  Although I often traveled the 30 or so miles to the coast to take my kids for a day at the beach, this day was special.  As I sat in the little flowing trough of saltwater…