Popular biking routes in Florida

If you’d like to dust off your bicycle and do some sightseeing on two wheels, Florida offers plenty of scenic opportunities. Examples: Sanibel Island featires  about 25 miles of bike paths running along shops, restaurants, parks and natural attractions Lake Okeechobee  scenic 110-mile route, mostly on a tall dyke overlooking the lake. The trail is […]

Free museum entry for Bank of America patrons

We love sharing opportunities to enjoy attractions in Florida for free. The Museums On Us program offers free entry the first weekend of each month to participating museums in Florida, and elsewhere, with eligible Bank of America or Merrill Lynch accounts. The free access requires an appropriate credit or debit card. These are just some of […]

SeaWorld Orlando Blue Friday Sale

By Laura On the biggest shopping day of the year, SeaWorld Orlando is offering its own holiday discounts with an online exclusive Blue Friday Sale, Nov. 25 – 28. Special pricing is available on many park experiences and admission to SeaWorld, Aquatica and Discovery Cove. You must be registered to receive SeaWorld Orlando’s emails by […]

Winter festivals in Florida with snow

In Florida, we like a little snow with our sunshine. Some winter festivals include tons of snow. SnowFest  in Naples 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. December 3, 4701 Golden Gate Parkway, Naples, $2 entry, free for ages 3 and younger,  239-252-4180 SnowFest in St. Petersburg 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. December 3, North Straub Park, […]

Island Art Festival is free event in Big Pine Key November 26

By Patti Local artists and artisans showcase their work at Island Art Festival, a free event in the Florida Keys. The festivities with music and food vendors in a woodsy environment are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. November 26 in Big Pine Key. The event is at mile marker 31, 305-872-2411 Parking and entry are […]

10 free and cheap things to do in Sarasota

Whether it’s attending a sunset drum circle at the beach, catching a movie, or visiting an art museum, Sarasota has plenty of free and cheap things to do. Here are 10 family fun adventures you can enjoy in Sarasota, while on a budget. 1. Siesta Key Beach Community Drum Circle Every Sunday, one hour before sunset, […]

13 free and cheap things to do around St. Petersburg

Whether it’s going to a beach, a sunset festival, an art museum, or a sponge factory, St. Petersburg has plenty of free and cheap things to do. Here are 10 family fun adventures you can enjoy in and nearby St. Petersburg, while on a budget. 1. Sunsets at Pier 60 Celebrate the sunset, 365 days a […]

10 free and cheap things to do around Bradenton

Whether it’s attending an art walk, visiting a national memorial, or enjoying the beach, Bradenton has plenty of free and cheap things to do. Here are 10 family fun adventures you can enjoy around Bradenton, while on a budget. 1. Village of the Arts Art Walk On the first Friday and Saturday of the month, the […]

12 free and cheap things to do in The Florida Keys

The Florida Keys is full of history, wildlife, breathtaking views, interesting people and good times. Here are 12 free and cheap things to do in the Florida Keys that will make your trip memorable. Key Largo 1. Florida Keys Wild Bird Center Visit the Florida Keys Wild Bird Center, founded by Laura Quinn, where you can […]

10 free things to do in the Greater Fort Lauderdale area

Some of the best things to do in Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Deerfield Beach and other towns in Broward are free. Allow your wallet a break and browse these recommendations. Enjoy music Along New River on Riverwalk in Fort Lauderdale, Sunday Jazz Brunch is a popular event 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. most first Sundays of the month, featuring an assortment […]