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Florida Heritage Travel, May 2019 - Suwannee
April 26, 2019

May 2019 News and Events


FLORIDA HERITAGE TRAVEL
is the companion monthly e-zine of
FLORIDA-BACKROADS-TRAVEL.COM


SUWANNEE, FLORIDA: WAY DOWN UPON THE SUWANNEE RIVER

Suwannee is on the Gulf Coast near the mouth of the famous Suwannee River.

The river was immortalized in Stephen Foster's classic minstrel song "Old Folks at Home", also known sometimes as "Swanee River" or "Swanee Ribber".

He wrote the song in 1851 although he had never seen the real Suwannee River.

READ MORE ABOUT SUWANNEE


SUWANNEE RECOMMENDED RESTAURANT

Salt Creek Restaurant
23440 SE County Road 349
Suwannee, Florida 32692
Telephone: 352-542-7072

It is a pleasant surprise to find a good restaurant in such a small town as Suwannee. The village itself is not only tiny, it is at the end of the road in a lightly populated area of Florida.

In spite of those drawbacks, plenty of people find their way here to enjoy the great seafood and ambiance.

READ MORE ABOUT SALT CREEK RESTAURANT ON OUR SUWANNEE PAGE


Click to learn about new book coming out in October 2019.


Thanks for continuing to subscribe to Florida Heritage monthly e-zine. Our website, Florida-Backroads-Travel.com continues to grow, and we hope you enjoy these updates.

You can also subscribe to our Florida Blog by going to our home page and selecting an RSS feed. This way you will have daily updates. I recently added a new page to the website: Florida Tales. This feature allows website visitors to share their favorite Florida stories with us. We also revised our Florida Getaways page to provide links to getaways in all 8 geographical regions of Florida.

Some new pages on our website include FLORIDA CRACKER RESTAURANTS and DAY TRIPS BY THEME OF INTEREST. We hope you will check them out and give us your imput.

May is a good month with very little cold weather. We even turn our air conditioners on toward the end of the month. Many of our snowbirds went home after Easter, so the lines are shorter at the restaurants. It's also cool enough on many days to sit outside.

HERE ARE SOME INTERESTING FLORIDA EVENTS FOR MAY:

ALL REGIONS

FLORIDA WINERIES. Check the Florida winery nearest you. Many of them have wonderful weekend events that include music and wine tastings. Our site has information on 27 wineries scattered across the state. We plan to add even more when we have time to visit them.

FLORIDA TOURIST ATTRACTIONS. We have an extensive list of Florida Tourist Attractions. Some of them are well known; other are a wonderful step back into Old Florida.

FLORIDA FESTIVALS. There are several outside events this time of year. Among these are outdoor art festivals and folk and bluegrass music festivals.

BEST BEACHES IN FLORIDA. Almost anything you decide to do in Florida can be enhanced by spending some quality time at a great beach, and best beaches in Florida will guide you in the right direction.

FLORIDA MUSEUMS. Many Florida art and historical museums have scheduled events. Click on the links to find out what is going on.

FLORIDA THEATER. This is an active time for plays and musical events in our many Florida theaters.. Check the links to find out what might be interesting to you.

FLORIDA AUTHORS. Any time is a good time to read a book by a Florida author. Our most visited author pages are those of Randy Wayne White, the creator of adventurous marine biologist Doc Ford, Tim Dorsey and his unlikely protagonist, serial killer Serge Storms, and Robert N. Macomber, and his historical novels featuring Captain Peter Wake of the U.S. Navy.

Here is a useful link that will tell you what is going on this month virtually everywhere in Florida.

FLORIDA FESTIVALS AND OTHER EVENTS FOR MAY 2019

Information on the towns and places hosting these events, or near them, including lodging, can be found at Florida Towns.

A few events are cancelled on very short notice. I do my best to ensure that our information is correct and current, but I recommend you call before leaving for the event to make sure it's still on.

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