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Vacation on Florida Waterways in a Private Houseboat

Have you ever considered renting a houseboat to explore the real side of Florida?  Many tourists miss out on seeing Florida’s natural beauty when they spend all their time at Disney World. It would really be worth your trouble to do something more relaxing that the kids would love just as much as Mickey Mouse. […]

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Visiting Florida’s East Coast Beaches

Many people head south to Florida this time of year.  At least in my area of New England they do.  When I lived in Florida, every spring was interrupted by relatives who invaded my life with their vacation plans of heading to Disney (of course) and the beaches.  And they always wanted us to tag […]

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Plan A Vacation With Good Shelling

The southeastern U. S. coastline, particularly the Gulf coast of Florida, contains some of the best shelling in the world. Sanibel Island and the surrounding area, including Captiva Island are situated just right for “catching” the shells in the current of the Gulf waters and when visiting you’ll find yourself doing the “Sanibel stoop” right […]

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Snorkeling In The Fort Meyers Area

I just began following another beach person on Twitter and they have a nice write up on places to snorkel in the Ft. Meyers, Sanibel and Captiva Island area. I have snorkeled once and loved it.  We had taken a cruise without our kids, when we stopped at a port in Cozumel and we took […]

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A Little About Sanibel Island

Sanibel Island is located on the west coast of Florida. You have to cross a big bridge to get there and there is a toll. The way the ocean current passes the area of Sanibel and Captiva causes it to deposit many seashell along the shores and makes it one of the top places in […]

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