Many people enjoy traveling to different cities and experiencing unique parts of the country that they have never been in before. Going to different areas allows people to experience a difference in culture, new types of food and other unique experiences that may not be available closer to home. One of the most popular cities for people to visit is Orlando. However, for those who are trying to get around Orlando on a budget it is Read the rest of this entry »
Are you wanting to take a getaway to the beautiful and sunny city of Jacksonville, Florida? If so, then one of the activities that you may very well want to plan during your vacation is traveling around and spending time at several of the various beaches that Jacksonville is known for. However, doing this can require a heavy amount of travel, which can be expensive if you were thinking about renting a car and paying for gas for your trip.
Fortunately, Read the rest of this entry »
One of the best ways to spend a vacation is to choose a city that is built for taking beautiful strolls. Here are some great cities in Florida for getting out and walking around in.
This town claims to be the oldest city in the United States. There is no shortage of historic buildings, museums and great food in St. Augustine. Airport shuttles can take you straight to the downtown hotels, allowing leisurely sightseeing strolls around the beautiful 500 year Read the rest of this entry »
If you live in Florida you know some residents pay little mind to traditional means of transportation. That’s okay! If you’re looking for an activity all you have to do is set your ADT Security and walk outside: odds are someone nearby is running one of these alternative means of transportation:
Air Boat: Sure they’re loud and wet but they sure are effective. Air boats are a favorite among the swamp crowd for their versatility and ability to travel long distances of water without a lot of hassle.
Golf Carts: Many Florida communities are so small they don’t need cars, they rely on golf carts instead! If you’ve been looking for a way to get around your neighborhood and you’re not too sure you can handle a bike, get yourself a golf cart.
Skateboard: Okay, so it’s decidedly low tech but skateboarding is a huge past time here in Florida. If you’re really trying to stay young you’ve got to get into this sport – it’s also an easy way to get around city sidewalks as well, but not until you master it.
If you want to know how you can get to Florida without having to drive that extra mile, you should consider taking the train or other source of transportation. You may end up either spending about the same or even less by not driving. When you drive, you have to think about the gas and everything else it will cost you. You may not feel like driving and would want to use public transportation. You can give your car a rest, and consider things like Amtrak or other trains that Read the rest of this entry »
The next time that you go on vacation, you should consider taking Amtrak first. This is one of the best sources for transportation that you can take. It will cost you less than getting a round trip ticket, and you can even save yourself some more money if you book your ticket well in advance. You will not have to worry about paying extra for luggage associated with airlines and the busy traffic of an airport. You will notice that you will have extra funds for whatever reasons that you need. Read the rest of this entry »
Although FL is known for the famous beaches in miami beach, south beach, and ft lauderdale beach; and, of course as home to the disney theme parks in orlando, fl, there are several smaller cities, and local spots which are just as nice to visit, and when you are making a trip to FL, they are a definate must stop at, during your vacation. So, if you are planning a trip to the sunshine state, and you want to get the most out of your vacation, you are going to want to visit the Read the rest of this entry »
When traveling in north FL, you are going to find that there are many small cities and towns which are a must see, that are hidden in between the larger cities of the state. Small cities such as St. Augustine, St. Pete Beach, and north Jacksonville really have great places to offer to visitors and tourists, as well as to residents of the state. There are many small beach spots along the coasts of the city, and you can find plenty of small local restaurants, local shopping centers, and a Read the rest of this entry »