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A Day of Paradise in Key Biscayne Florida

July 4, 2016

It’s almost like spending a day in paradise, where you can experience many outdoor recreational activities such as bicycling, playing tennis, golf, fishing, windsurfing, kite boarding or sailing. And that is just a few things you can do in this incredible place some would call paradise.

Key Biscayne is a tropical island paradise just six miles off the coast of Miami Florida and with so many things to do here is a small itinerary to get you started. Read the rest of this entry »

A Kick Back & Relax Day in South Beach Miami

July 4, 2016

I never thought I would say it but sometimes you should just kick back and relax and have fun and you can do that in South Beach. There are so many things you can do but you can’t do it all in one day and if you’ve just arrived in Florida this day will help you soak up the incredible atmosphere and get you into the swing of things before you move on to your next destination.

World famous South Beach is known as SoBe by the locals. Many people around the world know that SoBe is known for its incredible nightlife, fine dining, its history and it has an Art Deco area that many want to experience. There is so much to experience in SoBe and with this small itinerary available to you, you can kick back, relax and enjoy a day in South Beach Miami. Read the rest of this entry »

A ‘Watery Wonderland’ Key Largo

July 4, 2016

Key Largo in the Florida Keys offers some incredible places to visit especially if you love the water. Key Largo has pristine waters for snorkeling, diving and fishing and is located east of North America’s only living coral barrier reef formation and just west of the watery wilderness of the Florida everglades.

If you love the water but don’t like diving, fishing or snorkeling then perhaps you would prefer to take in a daily excursion aboard a guided boat trip or you could lay back and relax in the sun or shade on some of the incredible beaches of Key Largo. Read the rest of this entry »

An Active Day in Hollywood Beach

July 2, 2016

Hollywood, everyone wants to go to Hollywood and if you seek excitement, beaches or you love to shop then this is definitely a Florida hot spot. It’s quite amazing how some locals don’t really know where to start when they want to have a day in Hollywood. Of course most know that there are beaches, shopping centers to visit. And of course you know that many tourists and celebrities visit but what can you do in a day that would be a little different… Read the rest of this entry »

A Girlfriends’ Shopping Day in Boca Raton

July 2, 2016

Every girl loves to shop and quite often it doesn’t happen but if you and your girlfriends want to go out on the town, why not go out and have a girlfriends’ shopping day in Boca Raton. As you well know, Boca Raton has plenty of shopping malls and boutiques to choose from. And since there are so many, and you and your friends have limited time, why not hit the best ones.  The following three immediately spring to mind. Read the rest of this entry »

Last Day to Enjoy “Beach Goes Pops” in Pass-a-Grille Beach

May 4, 2013

Visit Beach Goes Pops

Visit Beach Goes Pops

If you are lounging around watching TV and seeing your Saturday melting away in your sofa, this post is for you! Have you ever been to Pass-a-Grille Beach? This is one of the most beautiful beaches of the west coast of Florida. It is still far from a tourist attraction. If you need a reason to come to Pass-a-Grille beach, today is the perfect day. At 4PM “Beach Goes Pops” kicks in with music, great food, beverages and a wonderful susnet . You will enjoy Jazz music which starts at 7:30PM.

Artworks will also be on sale from local artists and delicious food from local restaurants. Como support your local Florida merchants.

The event is located on Pass-A-Grille Beach at 9th Ave and Gulf Way in St Pete Beach.

For more information about this event check out the official link: http://www.beachgoespops.com/

Don’t forget to check out the history of this hidden gem town in Florida.  Visit My-Pass-A-Grille website for an in depth look at how it all began… The story has pirates, whales, Native Americans and more…it is all real.. it is all ours! Read on.

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We have a Ferry in Florida!

May 15, 2012

key-west-ferryWho would have thought that us people on the West Coast of Florida can avoid the dreaded US1 road and 7+ hour’s drive to get to sunny Key West! Well … here I am going to tell you how!   My dear friend from Switzerland came to visit me in Tampa in November.  I spent days researching what could we do besides Busch Gardens or Universal Studios.  In my extensive search to find something that will impress my lovely friend, as she comes from such a beautiful country, I came across the Key West Express.  Pardon my ignorance but I had no idea that there was a Ferry in Florida! Read the rest of this entry »

A Day Spent Exploring - Amelia Island’s Great Outdoors

February 1, 2010

It’s time to get up real early on a Saturday morning and take a drive across to Amelia Island where you can spend a full day and night exploring this great island.

During your fabulous day of adventure, you will quickly discover that Amelia Island is just right if you really want to get outside and enjoy the natural beauty and sunny weather that our gorgeous state of Florida gives us. Your adventure can be as short or as long as you want it to be and can include everything from kayaking and sunset sails or horseback riding on the beach, Amelia has it all to offer. Read the rest of this entry »

A Bustling Day in Miami Beach Florida

August 7, 2009

Miami Beach

Miami Beach has so much to offer but unfortunately you can’t experience everything in one day. So for this itinerary we are going to spend a little time in some areas that take in Collins Avenue, Lincoln Road & Washington Avenue.

A friend who was planning on flying into Miami Florida asked me to set up an itinerary for her and her partner for the Miami Beach area. She wanted to experience something a little different that included the bustling atmosphere but at the same time keeping the day simple… This was to be their first day in Miami and they wanted impact and an impression that would last a life time…
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A Day of Play in Fort Myers

August 6, 2009

Today is a day of play and discovery and experiences you will never forget. We are going to start the day with a hearty breakfast followed by an incredible experience at a Marine Science Center.

Beach Treats - located at 17284 San Carlos Blvd Ft. Myers is the perfect place for breakfast or brunch before starting your day. From 6:30 am - 6 days a week you can enjoy a delicious breakfast and if you love coffee, you will enjoy their gourmet coffees.

The action starts when you hit the water with Adventure Water Sports - they are your premier destination for fun in the sun on beautiful Ft. Myers Beach Florida. You can enjoy the water the way you want either on their wave runners, kayaks and sail boats or you can enjoy a relaxing guided dolphin tour around the island. You can sit back and relax or be as active as you would love to be. If you don’t want to be as active as that, you can sit back in their comfortable beach chairs with umbrella and table.
1160 Estero Blvd. Ft. Myers Beach, FL

Mid morning through lunch at the Kelly Greens Golf and Country Club - this golf and country club is situated between Sanibel Island and Ft. Myers Beach. There is an 18 hole, Champion golf course that will challenge you. Spending time here is an experience to remember because when you play you play in a majestic setting with various species of birds and plant life. This truly is an incredible experience.

Lunch at Kelly Greens - enjoy lunch in the private restaurant at Kelly Greens. There are several restaurants available to ensure you enjoy a meal of your choice. You can choose from The Grille Room or the full dining room or Kelly Greens Restaurant.

Ostego Bay Marine Science Center - 718 Fisherman’s Wharf Fort Myers Beach - Phone: 941 765 8101. The Center gives you a marine experience that you won’t forget. There are interactive exhibits, aquariums, hands on tank, collections and displays. You can also experience the feeding times where you can see many reclusive marine specimens, you can touch a starfish and if you want to put your head in the mouth of a shark the ability to do so is available. You can see how sea turtles hatch and much more…

Rest up before taking a cruise…

Sunset Dolphin Cruises at Adventures in Paradise… location - 14341 Port Comfort Road Fort Myers Florida - Phone 239-472-8443. This is a pleasant cruise on the waters of San Carlos Bay, out by Bird Island to experience hundreds of birds flocking in for the evening roost and then along the coastline while watching dolphins play. This cruise goes for 90 minutes and you can relax to tropical music and a complimentary glass of champagne.

Dinner and nightlife at Gulfshore Grill which is close to the Lighthouse. This is a great place to eat especially if you love beachfront dining. The Gulfshore Grill is located on Estero Island Ft. Myers. And they have entertainment at the Cottage 7 nights a week from 9pm to 1am. Their historic Beachfront Restaurant has a rustic beach bar and great food from shrimp to chicken to beef meals and some incredible entrees.

Here’s a list of all the places recommended above and there is a map with directions and pinpoints below:

Beach Treats
17284 San Carlos Blvd
Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
(239) 939-5282
Adventure Water Sports
Pierview Hotel & Suites
1160 Estero Blvd.
Ft. Myers Beach, FL
(239) 765-6933
(239) 849-6342
http://www.adventure-watersports.com/
Kelly Greens Golf & Country
12300 Kelly Greens Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33908
(239) 466-9570
http://www.kellygreens.com/
Ostego Bay Marine Science Center
718 Fishermans Wharf
Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
http://www.ostegobay.org/
Adventures in Paradise
Port Sanibel Marina
14341 Port Comfort Rd
Fort Myers, FL 33908
(239) 437-1660
http://www.portsanibelmarina.com/
Gulfshore Grill
1270 Estero Blvd
Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
(239) 765-5440
http://www.gulfshoregrill.com/
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