Authentic Florida

Where and How to Observe Manatees in the Wild

Citrus County is one of the best places to see Florida's manatees up close.

11/17/2016 By Robin Draper

Spa Life

Day Trip: A Weekend at Innisbrook Resort and Spa

Chef Judi takes a road trip to Tarpon Springs for a weekend of rest, relaxation and Greek food.

11/02/2016 By Judi Gallagher

Happy Days

What It’s Like to Live in the Happiest Place on Earth

And no, we don't mean Disney World.

10/20/2016 By Megan McDonald

Set Sail

Return to Havana

After 20 years, writer Phillippe Diederich sails back to Cuba to find a country that's finally changing.

09/28/2016 By Phillippe Diederich

Fall Getaways

4 Perfect Fall Getaways

We're going leafing.

09/28/2016 By Megan McDonald, Cooper Levey-Baker, and Kay Kipling

Fall Getaways

History Buffs Will Savor a Trip to Charlottesville, Virginia

Visit Monticello, stay in a historic inn, pick apples, see the leaves change--you can go full fall in Charlottesville.

09/28/2016 By Kay Kipling

Fall Getaways

Get Crafty in Spruce Pine, North Carolina

There's world-class food and amazing vistas, too.

09/28/2016 By Megan McDonald

Fall Getaways

Small-Town Clayton, Georgia, Offers Big Fun for Travelers

Step into historic Appalachia at the best time of year.

09/28/2016 By Kay Kipling

Fall Getaways

Head to Chattanooga for an Urban Escape

The former dirtiest city in America has come a long way, folks.

09/28/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Day Tripper

Outdoor Enthusiasts Will Love Pasco County

Just 30 minutes north of Tampa, get outdoors in Pasco County

09/26/2016 By Robin Draper

Authentic Florida

Launch Your Trip to Florida’s Space Coast

Watch a rocket launch, take an airboat ride, learn to surf, enjoy wildlife encounters

09/06/2016 By Robin Draper

Authentic Florida

10 Great Things To Do in Tallahassee, the "Other" Florida

Tallahassee, Florida’s capital city, provides an experience into the “other” Florida.

08/18/2016

From the Editor

From the Editor: That Sarasota Luxury Lifestyle

In researching ultra-luxe local experiences, Pam Daniel has to deal with exactly the opposite at her second home in Michigan.

07/29/2016 By Pam Daniel

Authentic Florida

Martin County is a Sparkling Gem on Florida's Treasure Coast

Martin County combines Florida's past with enchanting small towns, uncrowded beaches and open prairies

07/27/2016 By Robin Draper

Park It

July is National Park and Recreation Month

Celebrate with fun upcoming events at Sarasota County parks.

07/05/2016 By Megan McDonald

Authentic Florida

10 Awesome Things to Do in Sarasota This Summer

Sarasota offers plenty of outdoor family fun.

06/24/2016 By Robin Draper

Authentic Florida

Your Summer Guide to St. Augustine

Fascinating historical landmarks, unique restaurants and charming inns.

05/31/2016 By Robin Draper

Family Fun Guide

Ask a Kid: Why Do You Love Sarasota?

Young experts answer: "What's so cool about this place?"

05/10/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker Photography by Everett Dennison

Family Fun Guide

Eight Great Sarasota Playgrounds

Looking for a great local playground for the little ones? We've got you covered.

05/10/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Family Fun Guide

Ultimate Family Fun Guide

Make this your best family summer ever, with our guide to top camps, cool adventures, arts, crafts and more.

05/06/2016 By Ilene Denton, Heather Dunhill, Tony D'Souza, and Cooper Levey-Baker