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For the Perfect Summer Getaway, Consider the Florida Panhandle

May 7th, 2012

White Sand Beaches of Pensacola

By Myscha Theriault – Independent Travelers Resources at Trekhound.com

While the panhandle may be a bit of a drive from southern Florida, it’s easily accessible for people in Georgia and other nearby states that border the Gulf of Mexico. Known as the Emerald Coast by locals and regional travelers, the area is beginning to bounce back from the BP disaster. From fishing rodeos to spa getaways and souvenir experiences for the serious shopper, here are a few places in northwest Florida you may want to check out.

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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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Photo: President Obama Swims at Panama City Beach, Florida

August 15th, 2010

Photo of President Obama Swims at Panama City Beach
(Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Panama City Beach, FL – During the First Family’s visit to Panama City Beach to meet with local business owners and officials and to encourage Americans to enjoy the Gulf Coast beaches, the President and Sasha go for a swim.

President Barack Obama and daughter Sasha swam at Alligator Point in Panama City Beach, FL on August 14, 2010. The President traveled to Panama City Beach with First Lady Michelle Obama and Sasha to meet with local business owners and officials and to encourage Americans to travel to the Panhandle and Gulf Coast beaches.




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