Posts tagged Southwest Florida
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.

Read More
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! 

Read More
Top Things To Do in Naples, Florida: The Ultimate Guide To the Paradise Coast

Wondering what to do in Naples, the jewel of Florida's Paradise Coast? With its palm tree-lined avenues, world class beaches, and small-town feel, it's a perfect destination for a luxury getaway, romantic escape, or family vacation. Here's your ultimate guide for what to do in Naples, Florida with kids or just the two of you. 

Read More
Where's the Best Hiking in Florida? 4 Fun & Easy Southwest Florida Hiking Trails Everyone Can Enjoy

Some of the best hiking in Florida can be found in the southwest part of the state. So if you’re looking to explore the area’s natural world, check out these 4 fun and easy boardwalks and day hikes in SWFL (Ft. Myers, Naples, and the Everglades) with the most unique hiking trails in south Florida.

Read More
10 Best Beach Bars in Sanibel, Captiva, Ft. Myers Beach, Naples & Marco Island, Florida

We searched southwest Florida for just the right kind of beach bars - fun places with good food and cold drinks that are actually ON the beach - so you don't have to waste any time finding just the right vibe to match your tropical vacation!  So here they are - the very best beach bars in Sanibel & Captiva down the coast all the way to Marco Island.

Read More
6 Reasons You Need to Visit Sanibel and Captiva Islands

Florida's gulf coast is home to scores of barrier islands that offer some of the best family vacations around, but none more than Sanibel and Captiva islands. Close to the Ft. Myers mainland, one narrow causeway makes all the difference in keeping the feel of this island refreshingly small town. So gather the kids and grandkids. Here's a list of things to do in Sanibel and Captiva and all the reasons you'll fall in love.

Read More
Religious cult or Utopia? Explore Florida's Fascinating History at Koreshan State Park in Estero

A group of intrepid hollow-Earth believers follow a New York physician they thought was a Messiah into the harsh swamp of south Florida to create a better civilization. This fascinating gem of true and not-so-distant Florida history is what you’ll find at the Koreshan State Park in Estero, a must visit for history and culture lovers!

Read More