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Late summer Florida escapes, vacation deals

Late summer Florida escapes, vacation deals

By Patti Roth City & Shore Magazine Vacationing in Florida during the off-season, when summer shifts into fall, offers some of the best-of-the-best opportunities for leisure travel. Usually this stretch is quieter than the high season, [...]

Pooling resources: Florida’s coolest pools

Pooling resources: Florida’s coolest pools

By Patti Roth City & Shore Magazine In a state famous for beautiful beaches, spectacular pools bask in their own share of the spotlight. Loews Portofino Bay at Universal Orlando  Even though an ocean is miles [...]

Summer, fall Florida travel planner

Summer, fall Florida travel planner

AUGUST  Southeast Florida  Miami Spa Month – Participating spas offer deals on select spa services, miamispamonth.com. August and September Miami Spice – Participating restaurants in Miami-Dade County offer three-course meals for lunch and dinner, miamiandbeaches.com/special-offers/monthly-deals/miami-spice-month. Friday [...]

Five Florida summer road trips worth taking

Five Florida summer road trips worth taking

By Thomas Swick Summer is a great time to drive around our state. With the snowbirds gone and your neighbors up in North Carolina, the roads are as sane as they can ever be. It’s easy [...]

Summer events in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea

Summer events in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea

By Patti Roth Destinations magazine On the busy eastern edge of Broward County, Lauderdale-By-The-Sea is a seaside of calm. The city of about 6,000 residents delights visitors with a walkable downtown on and around east Commercial [...]

Seaplanes offer access to remote Florida

Seaplanes offer access to remote Florida

By Patti Roth Destinations magazine For island excursions – perhaps to Islamorada, Bimini or Nassau – flying across shimmering surf is a scenic delight. Sometimes the water also provides an ideal place to land. Seaplanes, which [...]

St. Thomas offers a regatta for every sailor

St. Thomas offers a regatta for every sailor

By Eric Barton Destinations magazine It was near the conclusion of the first race at the St. Thomas International Regatta, and if you ignore a few facts, our sailboat held first place. Within seconds, we would [...]

Florida botanical gardens and attractions

Florida botanical gardens and attractions

By Patti Roth Destinations magazine Southeast Florida Key West Tropical Forest and Botanical Garden Touted for its distinctive frost-free tropical nature, the emphasis is on plants native to the Keys, Cuba and the Caribbean. There are [...]