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Mar 20, 2019

5 Beautiful Florida Lighhouses on one Road Trip

This road trip includes 5 lighthouses. One of them is the only official inland lighhouse in the State of Florida.

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Mar 19, 2019

101 Florida Towns. History, Shopping, Dining, Maps

Hundreds of Florida towns, from tiny to large, history, shopping, dining, maps, and more.

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Mar 19, 2019

Jupiter, Florida. Beautiful Lighthouse and Inlet

Jupiter is the northernmost town in Palm Beach County. It is famous for its beautiful lighthouse and Jupiter Island.

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Mar 19, 2019

Florida Vintage Road Maps Track the Growth of the state

Florida has been one of the fastest growing states in America It is interesting to track this growth by looking at old road maps from earlier era.

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Mar 19, 2019

Musa Isle

Musa Isle Indian Village was located in Miami. Old timers in Miami tell me that the Everglades essentially began right about where 27th Avenue is today.

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Mar 19, 2019

Best One Tank Trips in Florida and Scenic Drives

One tank trips in Florida are an affordable way to entertain yourself and family. Choose from hundreds of attractions and scenic drives.

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Mar 19, 2019

A Land Remembered is a Classic Florida Historical Novel

"A Land Remembered" is a bestseller by Patrick Smith that tells the story of three generations of the MacIveys.

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Mar 19, 2019

Florida Fish Camps: Your Getaway to Old Florida

Florida fish camps and Mom & Pop motels are quite often a piece of Old Florida on the back roads.

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Mar 18, 2019

Jacksonville Day Trips Within 100 Miles Or Less

There are many Jacksonville Florida day trips that will take you to places you will enjoy. All day trips are within 100 miles of Jacksonville.

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Mar 18, 2019

HOMESTEAD FLORIDA: Reborn After Hurricane Andrew

Homestead, Florida was nearly destroyed by Hurricane Andrew in 1992. Community volunteers came together and modern Homestead was reborn.

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Mike Miller has lived in Florida since 1960. He graduated as a civil engineer from the University of Florida and has lived and worked in most areas of the state.  He has a love of Old Florida that is reflected in the pages of this website. Mike is the author of 18 separate Florida travel books that can be previewed or purchased at Amazon.

Mike has logged more than 2,000,000 miles in a variety of vehicles on the Florida back roads


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