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Things to See & Do, places to Eat & Drink, and where to Stay in Southwest Florida: Sarasota, Fort Myers, Naples and beyond!

Spring Training in Florida is in full swing
See & Do

Spring Training in Florida is in full swing

It’s baseball fans’ favorite time of the year: Spring Training in Florida. Pitchers and catchers reported a few weeks ago, and their teammates followed suit.

See & Do

5 fun ways to do the Everglades with kids

We’ve had some glorious cold fronts this winter in Florida. But with spring break approaching— and summer-like temperatures surely not far off, either—it occurred to

Black skimmer (Rynchops niger) Pensacola, Florida, USA.
See & Do

Florida goes to the birds

 One of the things we enjoy about having a backyard in Florida is the birds that pass through. My husband has set up what I

Chocolates on the tray.
Eat & Drink

6 Florida sweets that go beyond Key lime pie

It’s that time of year people scramble for Valentine’s gifts, whether for their loved ones or themselves…or, why not both? Florida sweets go beyond citrus-flavored

Aerial view of the Islands of Islamorada
Stay

10 new Florida hotels to check into

This is the first in an occasional series highlighting recent hotel openings in Florida. The pandemic may have slowed travel for most of us, but

five historic Florida hotels
Stay

5 historic Florida hotels

A look at five historic hotels throughout Florida that embrace their pasts while offering modern amenities that we all enjoy.