A One Day Itinerary: Exploring Tarpon Springs, Florida

A One Day Itinerary: Exploring Tarpon Springs, Florida

Tarpon Springs is known for two things; Greek food and sponges. The two may seem like an unlikely pairing; however, the relationship started in the early 1900s, when Greek sponge divers settled in Tarpon Springs and created a thriving industry selling natural sponges harvested from the Gulf of Mexico. Today, Tarpon Springs relies mainly on [...]

Unwind While Exploring St. Petersburg’s Sunken Gardens

Unwind While Exploring St. Petersburg’s Sunken Gardens

Amid stop-and-go traffic on searing blacktop pavement lies a tropical roadside oasis. St. Petersburg's Sunken Gardens is one of Florida’s last roadside attractions. Its humble beginnings started as a hobby for the landowner who drained this land of its marshy water and created the tropical garden we continue to enjoy over a hundred years later.  [...]

Five Things You Should Do At The Florida Welcome Center

Five Things You Should Do At The Florida Welcome Center

Drawn to Florida’s white-sand beaches, theme parks, and warm weather, millions of auto travelers enter Florida through the interstate system each year. Along with playing road trip bingo, anticipating the next stop along the way is half the fun. The Florida Welcome Center is one of those highway havens travelers look forward to stopping after [...]

What You Need To Know About Camping In Yellowstone National Park

What You Need To Know About Camping In Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park is an outdoor wonderland, and Aaron and I have always wanted to go on a camping trip together. This year, the pieces seemed to fall into place for one of our bucket list destinations; Yellowstone. We often plan a trip for September or October because it’s the off-season for many popular travel [...]