Miami has the distinction of being one of the only major cities founded by a woman. No doubt this is due in part to the fact that the city is relatively young, but it’s still a pretty big accomplishment for a woman in the 19th century United States. So without further ado, let me introduce … Read more Miami Has a Mother!
Of course a glamorous oceanfront city like Miami is going to attract a healthy amount of wealthy, glamorous, sun-loving people, who will bring their favorite water-related toys. But I would have expected that these celebrities and entrepreneurs would keep their yachts parked in exclusive locations, fa r from the prying eyes of average Miami residents. … Read more Free Superyacht Viewing in Downtown Miami
The second day of our Key Largo adventure featured water — the main reason to visit the Keys. The destination of the day was John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, a state park whose best features are on and under the water. It was a chilly (for Florida) day so we scheduled a snorkeling trip … Read more Key Largo by Sea: John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
Our plan for our long weekend in Key Largo was to stay close to the hotel, to minimize driving time along US1, the sole — and often crowded — roadway connecting the Keys. But our trip to Windley Key brought us south, nearly to Islamorada, the weather was great, traffic was running smoothly and we … Read more Islamorada Side Trip
A tiny state park combining botany, geology and Florida history? Sounds great! Windley Key Fossil Reef Geologic State Park packs a lot into a small area. Located just north of Islamorada, the park is located on a small key that features some of the highest elevations in the Keys — which is not saying much. … Read more Key Largo By Land: Windley Key State Park