Along the Gulfshore

The Best Florida Day Trips

Get away to these unique places in the Sunshine State.

Florida Travel: A European Feel at The Ringling Museum of Art

The extraordinary exhibits and architecture at The Ringling in Sarasota owe much to the grand vision of founder John Ringling.

Fakahatchee Strand: Adding Polish to This Eco-Gem

Enhancements are underway at Fakahatchee Strand Preserve Sate Park to make this botanical marvel even more visitor-friendly.

Florida Travel: Dive into the Devil's Den

Scuba diving in this sunken spring-fed cavern in central Florida proved daunting and, finally, exhilarating.
Arts + Culture

Florida Travel: It Isn’t All Peace and Quiet in Coral Gables

This upscale enclave has its invigorating, brash touch of Miami as well

Island Camping Dos and Don'ts

Winter and into spring, when it’s not too hot, is the best season.

The Joys of Camping in Florida

Paddle along as the author takes her family on an annual pilgrimage to the Ten Thousand Islands. Warning: All does not go...
Along the Gulfshore

Quiz: What's Your Perfect Florida Getaway?

Looking for a little adventure? Florida has tons of great destinations for a vacation getaway. Find out which one is right for...

Florida Travel: Up Close and Personal at the Florida Aquarium

How you can get hands-on with a stingray.

Florida Travel: Discover the Beautiful Beaches of Siesta Key

In search of a classic beach vibe, the writer discovers the lovely and approachable Siesta Key sands.

Florida Travel: Visiting Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

The Delray Beach attraction makes you feel you’re in Japan—until a touch of wild Florida intrudes.

Florida Travel: Discovering Butterfly World

Head just north of Pompano Beach to discover this unique attraction.