My name is Vicky, and I am a Life long Floridian, and my soul mate and travel partner, John, has lived here for 58 years, so we know a little about the state we love.  We have made it our mission to journey the state and show everyone just what makes Florida so special to us.  We are not professional website builders, nor are we professional photographers.  We just love Florida, and we love sharing our love of Florida with others.

During our professional lives, John and I spent long hours running a business which left us little time to appreciate the beauty in our own backyard. Finally, we realized that life’s journey is short, and we better get out there and start enjoying it. And let me tell  you, we are having a fantastic time discovering and rediscovering all that Florida has to offer.  There are so many fun and amazing places that we have found and continue to find that we never knew existed.  And all right here in our home state. 

Of course, any journey is better traveled and shared with good friends, and that is why we started this website.  We hope you will enjoy our posts and find our pages informative.  We thank you for visiting and allowing us to share our experiences with you. 

This site will be continuously added to as we make our way around the state, and we ask you not to be shy.  If you are thinking about a place that we have not yet written about, please send us a comment.  We will reply and tell you what we know, or if we don’t know, we will make it a point to get there and find out about it so we can tell you.  Just think of us as your friends in Florida!!

Be a part of our journey and join the Florida Discussion at:


In the group are real people, people that live here, work here and play here.  People that like to share their insights about what they think makes Florida so great.  Also, some members vacation here often, and they too like to share their experiences and pictures.

This is what makes our site different from all the others; it is the ability for the reader to ask questions.  We are completely interactive.  Thru our contact us page and our group, you can get truthful answers and recommendations to help you plan.  So please subscribe and join the group and be a part of the view from Florida.  

How to use our site

Start with regions in the menu above and explore the different attractions in each region.  Also, be sure to check out and explore our archives for more of our travel adventures. To check out Florida’s recreational opportunities, click on Florida Recreation Adventures. Finally, be sure to subscribe to our site so we can keep you up to date on all the wonderful things Florida has to offer.  

We will do our best to let you know if it is a family attraction or a couples paradise in each of our posts.  We will also be checking and letting you know if it is easily accessible for people traveling with disabilities.  Oh! And we won’t forget the people traveling with pets!!

Thanks for joining us!!

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