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Miami Beach International Travellers Hostel

We were determined to discover Miami on a budget.  Looking for a reasonable hotel in South Beach for a girlfriend getaway within proximity to the beach, restaurants, and shopping wasn't an easy feat. It required a lot of discussion, complaining, wishful thinking, squabbling, and scouring the Internet for deals.Turns...

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Kicking Back on Palm Island, Florida

If you want a peaceful few days of long walks on the beach and beautiful sunsets each evening, head to the Palm Island Resort in Cape Haze, Florida. It isn't easy.  We hated the Florida heat in June, and the busy Miami Airport with its thousands of travelers.  Then, we missed the boat bound for Knight Island and the resort. At the resort, there are one, two and three-bedroom...

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom

In 2008, Disney's Animal Kingdom celebrated its 10th Anniversary, recognizing the success of the world's largest animal-themed park. As the largest animal-themed park, Disney has used the magic of Disney Imagineers to sculpt 500 acres of central Florida into jungles, forests, and a grassy...

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Sunset Key Guest Cottages, Florida

Find out if the exclusive Sunset Key Guest Cottages off the coast of Key West make the grade for those seeking privacy and service.One destination can equal two distinctively different vacation experiences when you stay on a quiet island a short ride away from big city excitement. This resort has golden sand beaches, warm water, and a relaxed and restful tropical-island atmosphere. And it's...

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Rosemary Beach Rising – Florida Utopia

An idealized resort development take the Florida beach vacation in a new direction; your family guide to local resources. It takes some imagination to envision what Rosemary Beach, Florida will look like when it's built out by about 2012. But not much. Look just beyond the ever-present construction of new homes and you'll see a sensible balance between new urbanism and luxury resort -- and...

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Canalboating Along Florida’s Okeechobee Waterway

A canalboat journey is an ideal multi-generational vacation for the family who likes to earn their keep by navigating and fishing for supper. Only the sound of fish jumping nearby broke the silence of the early evening. We chose this anchorage for it isolation, having bypassed several possible overnight spots because of inquisitive cattle standing on the river bank solemnly looking at our...

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Ritz-Carlton, Naples, Florida

Recently renovated, this ultra-ritzy Gulf Coast resort retains its Old World style while catering to families with new programs and amenities. The Ritz-Carlton, Naples is proof that this venerable hotel brand is giving more than lip service to its youngest guests. Friendly front desk staff on the lookout for newly arriving kids, separate pool areas for the active set and the serenity seekers,...

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Tallahassee, Florida Attractions

Think you know Florida? Make sure you don't overlook the capital city--Tallahassee has its own Southern charm and family fun.Think you know Florida? Make sure you don't overlook the capital city--Tallahassee has its own Southern charm and family fun. Why is the capital city of Tallahassee, located 25 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico, affectionately known as "Florida with...

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Pet Friendly Places to Stay on Fort Myers Beach

My husband and I always travel with our beloved pooch, Mimi.  That's why I always try to find pet friendly rentals for my rental business.We reside on Fort Myers Beach, Florida.  This is a small island coummunity located in Southwest Florida.  An fun and intimate island, seven miles long with seven miles of white sand.  Family friendly...

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Key West Welcomes Gay Families With Fun

This "rainbow" Florida Key is especially welcoming to LGBT families, who will find many child-friendly places and things to do within a very accepting community of fellow travelers.The character and characters of Key West areas colorful as the rainbow flags flying on many a business door, welcoming gay tourists and their families to the community. “Key West is one of the original gay...

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