Boardwalk In Florida Leads To A Hidden Miniature Rain Forest!!

Welcome to Devil's Millhopper Geological State Park!!! Walking down a long stretch of boardwalk will normally lead you to a pristine Florida beach – but one boardwalk takes you somewhere quite different. You can unlock your inner Eliza Thornberry and explore a gorgeous mini hidden rainforest, right here in the Sunshine State. Nestled among the trees in…

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10 Benefits of Living In An Apartment

Making the life decision as to where you rest your head every night and live your life during the day can be a daunting task to say the least.  A final conclusion of this magnitude requires clear thought and concise evaluation.  To help with this decision here are 10 benefits of apartment living. Financial The…

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6 great things to do in Fort Myers, FL!

Best Things To Do in Fort Myers Surrounded by both salt and freshwater, Fort Myers' natural surrounding are the prime reason for visiting. Numerous natural preserves in the area will help you get one with nature, including the popular J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge, which is home to many native animal species. History buffs will make a…

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Why is Fort Myers named Fort Myers?

Fort Myers was built along the Caloosahatchee River as one of the first bases of operations during the Seminole Indian Wars. Fort Myers was named in honor of Colonel Abraham C. Myers, the son-in-law of the commander of Fort Brooke in Tampa. The fort was abandoned in 1858 and reoccupied by Federal troops from 1863-1865.

10 Places with the Best Fishing in Florida – And None of Them is Destin!

You’ll often hear us say that Destin is the place to go fishing, but not this time. We’re going to look past the “World’s Luckiest Fishing Village” and do justice to some of the other places with the best fishing in Florida. These spots are all about big fish, tasty dinner, and great outdoors. Plus, they’re a short drive from…

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Local Roots Farmers Markets

Celebrate Southwest Florida’s delicious and locally sourced food by visiting one of Local Roots Farmers Markets! As four of the area’s largest markets, each of these one-of-a-kind shopping destinations offer a unique opportunity to purchase local treasures, including garden-fresh fruits, vegetables, cheeses, meats, breads, agricultural products, artisan products and other commodities. Stay for lunch, take…

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