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Sep 24, 2023

11 Best Car Museums in Florida

Revs Institute 1914 Rolls Royce

The 11 best car museums in Florida have collections of both vintage and modern classic automobiles. Florida is a great venue for car museums and car clubs.

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Sep 22, 2023

Winter Park Florida. Peaceful Oasis In Busy Metro Orlando.

Winter Park, Park Plaza Hotel

Winter Park Florida is a small city of oak shaded streets, museums, lakes, and fine homes.

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Sep 22, 2023

80 Interesting Fun Facts About Florida


Interesting fun facts about Florida that even many longtime residents don't know and that new residents should know.

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Sep 22, 2023

Florida Back Roads Travel Site Map

Robert Frost Fork in the Road

This Florida Back Roads Travel site map has links to each of the more than 750 pages on the website, allowing easy navigation to the subject of your interest.

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Sep 20, 2023

Bern's Steak House: Tampa Favorite Since 1956

Bern's Exterior

Bern's Steak House is a fine dining restaurant in Tampa that has had a loyal following of locals and visitors since 1956. Great steaks and ambience.

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Sep 20, 2023

20 Best Northwest Florida Panhandle Towns and Cities


Northwest Florida towns and cities in Bay, Calhoun, Escambia, Franklin, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Liberty, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Walton, and Washington counties.

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Sep 19, 2023

21 Best Beaches Close to Orlando


There are beaches fairly close to Orlando on both the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts

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Sep 19, 2023

Florida Scalloping Is An Annual Event That Thousands Enjoy

Bay Scallop Harvest Zone

Florida scalloping is enjoyed by thousands of Floridians and tourists each year. The season typically runs from the end of June to late September.

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Sep 18, 2023

12 Florida Coasts With Creative and Meaningful Names

Map of Florida's Coasts

Florida has at least 12 coasts that have been named by locals to reflect the heritage and nature of the saltwater shoreline.

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Sep 18, 2023

36 Old Florida Towns US-1 & SR-A1A, Fernandina to Key West


Old Florida towns on State Road A1A and US-1 along Florida's east coast. Lots to see and do, great beaches.

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