Gamble Rogers

Named for a popular folk singer, Gamble Rogers Memorial State Recreation Area is a small park in the southern part of Flagler Beach, Florida. The coast highway, Route A1A, runs … Continue Reading →

Downtown Brooksville

When you first drive into Brooksville, Florida, you’ll swear that it’s been there forever. The city has that well-worn look and exudes a comfortable feeling. Since Brooksville is the seat … Continue Reading →

Cedar Key sailboat

Cedar Key

You’ll find this remote, quiet island on Florida’s gulf coast north of Crystal River. As you drive west on route 24, civilization falls away and it appears that the clock … Continue Reading →

Boat near Matlacha


Matlacha is a small Florida island community on the road to Pine Island. When you cross the bridge over Matlacha pass, drive slowly or you’ll miss this little gem brimming … Continue Reading →

Little blue heron

Fort Myers Beach

Fort Myers Beach, Florida on Estero Island is a popular family resort. While crowded and traffic-choked during the prime winter months (February and March), it is more laid back at … Continue Reading →