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Tomoka State Park – Camping, Fishing and Paddling in Central Florida

November 7th, 2012

Tomoka State Park

Tomoka State Park is one of those special places near Daytona Beach that appeals to your sense of adventure. Activities like fishing, camping, hiking and canoeing are just a few options for fun to get you started. Wildlife viewing is popular with herons and other aquatic birds all along the Tomoka River. One unique thing you’ll want to see is the Legend of Tomokie statue which was sculpted by a local artist in 1955.

Kirby Collins camping at Tomoka State Park

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Unique Florida Beach Experiences for Summer Vacation

April 21st, 2012

Miami Beach

By Myscha Theriault – Independent Travelers Resources at Trekhound.com

For many who make the pilgrimage to sunny Florida, it’s all about the beaches, Baby! But not everyone’s idea of the perfect beach getaway is the same. Some want to go shelling with their grandkids while others are looking for the best summer vacation opportunity or the ability to cruise with their car on the sand. Depending on your preference, there a few safe bets you can make to have the best Florida beach experience possible.

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Sexy Florida Spas for Discriminating Travelers

April 8th, 2012

The Shores Resort and Spa in Daytona Beach

By Myscha Theriault – Independent Travelers Resources at Trekhound.com

If you can’t make it to Miami Beach in time for spa week, or simply happen to be visiting another area of the state, there are a few sensational spas that Florida visitors simply won’t want to miss. Exceptional amenities, themed treatments and money-saving package deals are just part of the every day spa scene down here. From north to south, here are some of the top experiences to consider during your Sunshine State getaway.

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Biketoberfest 2011 Photos

October 17th, 2011

Biketoberfest 2011 - Bikers on Main Street

Daytona Beach, FLBiketoberfest 2011 is in the books for this year and I must say it was awesome. The weather was near perfect and the crowd was the largest we’ve seen in recent years. Dirty Harry’s rocked it once more with their wet t-shirt contests, and give a ways. The Banker and Blues club had some cool bands playin’ hot tunes; the Dog House was the place to be for heavy metal and their famous dancing on the bar, bartending girls really got the crowd going. On Main Street bikes and beer booths lined the way and the International Speedway delivered again this year with some great races, bands and deals. The food was fabulous and the merchandise was flying off the racks. Daytona Beach, as always, was a gracious host city and everyone felt welcomed.

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5 Fun Florida Summer Vacation Ideas

May 14th, 2011

Fun in the Sun at Cocoa Beach

By Myscha Theriault

While our friends up north might flock here for the winter, summer is when those of us who live here actually have time off from work to enjoy our fair state for ourselves. And for those of us with children who are out of school for the season, it’s important to know where we can squeeze in the most fun for our limited family time. Here are five fun Florida summer vacation ideas.

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2011 Bike Week Photos

March 13th, 2011

Bike Week on Main Street in Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach, FL – Bike Week, for this year, is in the books and we have more photos than ever before. Last years event was really cold but this year we had warm, wonderful weather, much warmer than other parts of the country which, once again, sent thousands of bikers in from all over.

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Spring Break in Daytona Beach – Tips, Ideas and Activities

March 2nd, 2011

Shrimper off Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach is the classic Florida Spring Break destination. While it was very popular at one time as the college coed party capital, now many of the former party die-hards are back with their families. Daytona Beach is still a great place to be for Spring Break because one thing never changes and that is the beach.

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Best Florida Places for Spring Break: Families, Couples and College Students Alike Can Count on Having a Fun Time

March 1st, 2011

Florida Spring Break

By Myscha Theriault

Looking for the best Florida places to vacation for spring break? Well, it depends on whether you’re with the college crowd, part of a couple with kids, or an active senior looking to get out of the cold while you treat your grandchildren. Whatever your speed, we’ve got it covered with reviews of the following hot spots.

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Valentine’s Day in Florida – Pamper Yourself in Luxury or Escape to the Outdoors for Adventure

February 7th, 2011

This couple has it made in the shade

Valentine’s Day is the time of year when we do something special for the one we love. Whether your sweetie likes to be pampered in luxury or head into the great outdoors for a little adventure, Florida has just what you’re looking for and if you’re inclined to do the most romantic thing on Valentine’s Day and make if official, Florida has some great places to get married and then enjoy a romantic honeymoon.

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Biketoberfest 2010 Photos

October 17th, 2010

Biketoberfest 2010

Daytona Beach, FL – Biketoberfest 2010 has come and gone and once again this year it was a blast. The Dog House was, as always, a happening place with girls dancing all over their bars. The Full Moon was chalk full of people listening to live music, Dirty Harry’s had girls, girls, girls in booths and on stage in wet t-shirt contests all weekend. Main Street was, as always, the place to see and be seen. The International Speedway also had many things going on, and many bike to see as well and Daytona Beach, the happy host city, welcomed all.

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