Shopping Adventure

Vintage Marché in St. Petersburg Is a Vintage Shopping Utopia

Need a fun escape this weekend? (Don't we all?) This extravaganza of vintage treasures is just over the Skyway Bridge.

10/06/2022 By Susan Burns

Simply the Zest

Florida Scallops With Lemon Butter Spaghetti Are Our Newest Obsession

Delicate bay scallops shine with just a few simple ingredients.

08/02/2022 By Lauren Jackson

The Wild Life

Scalloping at Crystal River Is Something Every Floridian Should Do

The Nature Coast astounds with manatees, scallops and stunning waterways.

07/25/2022 By Lauren Jackson

Getaway

Great Ways to Explore Knoxville

This up-and-coming city on the Tennessee River offers arts, inventive food and drink, and blissful wilderness.

07/14/2022 By Susan Burns

Tourism

Two Million Floridians Are Expected to Travel This Fourth of July

The holiday weekend will be the second busiest since 2000, according to AAA estimates.

06/27/2022 By Staff

Life is a highway

Florida Road Trip Destinations You Won't Want to Miss

Make the most of the Sunshine State.

03/25/2022 By Samantha Lane

Museum Road Trip

The James Museum Is Rich in Paintings, Sculpture, Jewelry and Artifacts

Special exhibitions do a commendable job of expanding upon notions of the West.

12/01/2021 By David Warner

Museum Road Trip

The Tampa Museum of Art Is the Heart of the City's Revitalized Downtown

TMA is known for its antiquities collections and world-class holdings of photography and 20th-century artworks.

12/01/2021 By David Warner

Museum Road Trip

The Dalí Offers a Surreal Experience in St. Pete, Just Like the Artist Himself

St. Pete civic leader James Healey called the museum “the greatest gift to the city since sunshine."

12/01/2021 By David Warner

Museum Road Trip

Winter Park's Morse Museum Is Home to the Most Comprehensive Collection of Tiffany Pieces in the World

Galleries feature iridescent vases, tiles and plates, jewelry from the early 1900s, lamps and lighting from Tiffany and more.

12/01/2021 By Kay Kipling

Museum Road Trip

The Museum of the American Arts and Crafts Movement Celebrates American Artisans

MAACM houses treasures from Gustav Stickley, Elbert Hubbard, the Byrdcliffe Colony and pottery maker William Grueby.

12/01/2021 By Kay Kipling

Museum Road Trip

The Polk Museum Offers Fascinating Art in Lakeland

It exhibits a variety of changing shows by local, regional and national artists, even extending to artwork by young students.

12/01/2021 Photography by Kay Kipling

Staycation Days

Airbnb 'Experiences' Offer Less Traditional Vacation Activities

Check out these Sarasota locals who host experiences anyone can book online, tourist or not.

06/30/2021 By Kim Doleatto

Travel and Leisure?

What It's Like to Travel to Key West During a Pandemic

Things are different, to be sure, but many shopkeepers and tour guides agreed this was a rare opportunity to visit the Keys without hordes of other tourists.

08/26/2020 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Road Trips

Five Perfect Spring Road Trips

Feeling a touch of spring fever? Take to the highway—and the waterways—for some fun destinations, from laid-back Sanibel/Captiva to historic Winter Park and beyond.

03/01/2018

Road Trips

Winter Park Offers Small-Town Charm and History with Grown-Up Amenities

Winter Park's got Old Florida attractions, excellent restaurants and great shopping.

03/01/2018 By Megan McDonald

Road Trips

Explore the St. Johns River on a Super-Comfortable Houseboat

It's a wonderful river to explore by boat, because there are so many ecosystems—rivers, lakes, creeks and springs—that are all connected.

03/01/2018 By Pam Daniel

Road Trips

Kennedy Space Center Aims to Inspire Future Astronauts

You can plan a trip to Kennedy to coincide with a SpaceX launch from Cape Canaveral; videos of takeoffs and landings are breathtaking.

03/01/2018 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Road Trips

Sanibel-Captiva’s Laid-Back Atmosphere Recalls Vacations Past

The Chamber of Commerce slogan for the islands is “250 kinds of shells, 230 kinds of birds, 15 miles of beach, zero traffic lights,” and that should give you an idea of what to expect.

03/01/2018 By Kay Kipling

Road Trips

For Old Florida Island Idyll, Head to Boca Grande

Boca Grande—that idyllic Old-Florida town on Gasparilla Island south of Englewood—retains its small-town charms while the rest of Southwest Florida has burgeoned around it.

03/01/2018 By Ilene Denton