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Mermaids & Manatees At The Crystal Blue Lagoon B&B, Crystal River, Florida

Mermaids & Manatees At The Crystal Blue Lagoon B&B, Crystal River, Florida

Whether you come for the scalloping, to swim with manatees, or the world class fishing, Crystal River, Florida has a lot to enjoy. And if you're looking for where to stay in Crystal River, FL or hotels near Three Sisters Springs, it's hard to beat the Crystal Blue Lagoon B&B for it's unique mermaid and manatees personality both inside and out.

6 Seaside Sanibel Island Cottages for Your Family Beach Vacation

6 Seaside Sanibel Island Cottages for Your Family Beach Vacation

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.

CHECKING IN: Tarpon Lodge: A Taste of Old Florida & Life Along Pine Island Sound

CHECKING IN: Tarpon Lodge: A Taste of Old Florida & Life Along Pine Island Sound

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! 

CHECKING IN! Thyme Inn: A Luxury Gem in the Historic Heart of Culpeper, Virginia

CHECKING IN! Thyme Inn: A Luxury Gem in the Historic Heart of Culpeper, Virginia

Thyme Inn, one of the most luxurious hotels in Culpeper, Virginia, is a perfect blend of historic elegance and small town charm. With an ideal location in the heart of the historic downtown, Thyme Inn offers visitors a sumptuous and comfortable stay in one of the most charming small towns of Virginia. 

CHECKING IN! Villa Mazzi: The Montepulciano Agriturismo That Feels Like Home

CHECKING IN! Villa Mazzi: The Montepulciano Agriturismo That Feels Like Home

Wondering where to stay in Tuscany, Italy? A Tuscan farmhouse - or agriturismo - is a popular option. If you want to explore the picturesque Val d'Orcia and stay in an authentic and family-friendly place, Villa Mazzi is a Montepulciano agriturismo that feels like home! 

CHECKING IN! Hotel Le Renaie: As Warm As The Heart of Tuscany

CHECKING IN! Hotel Le Renaie: As Warm As The Heart of Tuscany

I was thankful to be here after an interesting white-knuckle ride from Florence on the dark winding roads through Tuscany. My first impression upon arrival at Hotel Le Renaie felt like a warm enveloping hug, and set the tone for our stay in San Gimignano!

CHECKING IN! Il Macinello: Our Heartwarming Stay in a Tuscany Agriturismo

CHECKING IN! Il Macinello: Our Heartwarming Stay in a Tuscany Agriturismo

A stay at Il Macinello, a warm and welcoming Tuscan agriturismo was not at all what we expected in Tuscany. The accommodations were wonderful, but the added cooking and enjoying dinner with new friends made it so much more.

Living Local in Amantani: A Cultural Homestay on Lake Titicaca Peru

Living Local in Amantani: A Cultural Homestay on Lake Titicaca Peru

Planning a visit to Lake Titicaca Peru after your trek to Machu Picchu? Why not explore the unique islands there and stay over on the island of Amantani for a homestay cultural tour program. A great way to 'go local' and experience this unique island culture. 

CHECKING IN! Tierra de Leyendas: Right at Home In the Southernmost City in the World

CHECKING IN! Tierra de Leyendas: Right at Home In the Southernmost City in the World

The next time you find yourself traveling to Ushuaia, Argentina - the end of the world and southernmost city in the world - you’ll need a cozy place to stay before you head off to hike Tierra del Fuego or on your Antarctic expedition. We couldn’t recommend Tierra de Leyendas more for a relaxing stay.

A Room With A View: The House Of Love Airbnb, Florence, Italy

A Room With A View: The House Of Love Airbnb, Florence, Italy

When it comes to travel, I believe there are times to cut corners and times to splurge. But going the budget route when it comes to lodging can often end in disappointment and put a real damper on your vacation. Check out this Airbnb, Florence, Italy with a million dollar view in the historic heart of the city.