There's something about Tallahassee, the hip and historic capital of Florida - exciting arts and culture, interactive museums, natural crystal springs, a creative dining scene, and green space around every corner. If you're wondering what to do in Tallahassee, here are our favorites for a fun Florida vacation.
No one likes to think of themselves as a tourist, but taking a hop on, hop off bus tour like Turistik Santiago in Chile can be a great way to discover a new city on your own. It’s one of the most comprehensive, least expensive, and flexible Santiago tours you’ll find, and a perfect solution when you have absolutely no idea where you're going!
We weren’t sure what to expect when we set out to eat Mobile, Alabama, but the original Mardi Gras city delivered with an inspiring food scene. From local seafood joints, entertaining food tours, craft brews, and some cutting edge culinary magic, there’s a lot to love about the food in Mobile. Check out these great food experiences!
Along the lower South Carolina’s coast, historic Charleston, SC is one of the most visited cities in the US because of its historic charm. But is it worth visiting even if you’re short on time? With these spot-on suggestions, you can get a good feel for the city. Here’s where to eat, play, and stay in just 24 hours in Charleston!
Summertime is Florida scallop season, when seafood lovers and adventure travelers head into the shallow waters off the coast and gather up handfuls of scallops by the dozens. But you dont have to be a certified diver to enjoy it. Scalloping in Homosassa rewards foodies with enough fun for the whole family and a savory seafood dinner too.
The food scene in Tallahassee, Florida is a perfect reflection of the state’s youngest and most international city. With innovative fine dining, funky cafes, and fresh farm-to-table options, there are more unique places to eat in Tallahassee than ever before. Here’s our list of favorites!
Sanibel Island is one of the most secluded and best family vacation spots in Florida, so why not make it even better with your own private cottage at the beach. Here are our favorite Sanibel Island cottages - for the two of you, or all of you - that’ll have everyone in the family chilling out and living on island time.
Besides what are undoubtedly the best beaches in Alabama, there's no shortage of other fun things to do in Gulf Shores and Orange Beach away from the beach. The twin towns of coastal Alabama have craft brews and craft oysters, kayaking and bushwhacking, so bookmark this and start making plans!
If you’re looking for the perfect Mid-Atlantic getaway destination, head to coastal North Carolina. There are so many great things to do in the Outer Banks, NC for the whole family from hang gliding to rum tasting. Bookmark this guide on where to go, eat, and stay while you’re here!
The maritime history of North Carolina’s Outer Banks is legendary, filled with pirate legends and shipwrecks, and visiting the string of Outer Banks lighthouses along its treacherous coast is fun for the whole family. But climbing them has the best view of all. This guide shows you which OBX lighthouses you can climb, and what to know before you go!
No visit to south Louisiana would be complete without exploring some of America's most interesting and tragic history of the New Orleans plantations along the Great River Road. From the gracious plantation houses to the slavery that built them, it’s a fascinating tour and a difficult story, but an experience that no one should miss.
Oysters, pralines, and gumbo… the food scene in Mobile, Alabama may occasionally get overshadowed by Mardi Gras and moon pies, but that hasn’t stopped the rolling tide of creative cuisine. One artifact of that is the Bienville Bites Food Tour, a fun new tour that gives you a literal taste of Mobile food in one afternoon.
Planning a visit to Sorrento, Italy and the Amalfi Coast and want to add in a day trip to Capri? The turquoise island gem is so close you can almost touch it, and an excursion from Sorrento to Capri is easy to plan. Whether you go on your own or with a small group, check out these tips to help with getting there and maximizing your time on beautiful Capri!
You simply can't go to New Orleans without enjoying the foods and dishes the city is famous for, and a New Orleans food tour of the French Quarter is the best way to do it. Take the Doctor Gumbo Food History Tour and eat your way through The Big Easy.
Foodies and fans of Gulf Coast oysters and seafood will love this unique sea-to-table experience farming and eating fresh oysters from Shellbank Selects in the waters of Bon Secour Bay, Alabama. The boutique venture farm raises and harvest one of the best oysters in Gulf Shores, for a fun and tasty Gulf Coast food experience!
The foods, flavors, music, and people of southern Louisiana are so infused with French and Cajun culture, it’s such an exciting place to visit and a really good time. There are lots of unique things to do in Lafayette, Louisiana, but here are our Top 10 highlights to get you started!
What more fun can a foodie have than crafting your travels around food? And for lovers of Italian food, there’s no better place to do that than Bologna, Italy. Centrally located in the country and rich in agriculture, it’s not surprising it’s widely considered to be the culinary capital of Italy. There are so many amazing food things to do in Bologna - from farm-to-table experiences, cooking classes, a Bologna food tour, and Michelin restaurants galore - even Nonna would love it!
The beautiful archipelago of Bocas del Toro on Panama’s Caribbean Coast makes a perfect tropical destination and a great addition to any Costa Rica vacation, with its shallow, tropical waters a million shades of turquoise. There are so many amazing things to do in Bocas del Toro, from exploring Bocas Town, visiting lush Isla Bastimentos. Or you may just want to do nothing at all.
Many travelers today are looking for a deeper - more meaningful - connection to the places they visit, and the movement toward a more local travel experience is taking hold. Companies like Km Zero Tours in Tuscany are redefining what it means to see Italy with slow travel Tuscany experiences that introduce visitors to the local community and the producers who make it all come alive.
Looking for a family vacation or romantic getaway reminiscent of Old Florida? We recently spent a few days at Tarpon Lodge, Pine Island, and discovered a part of southwest Florida we'd never seen before. The idyllic islands of Pine Island Sound are filled with interesting history, local culture, and a whole lot of fresh seafood!