Month: June 2019

Cedar Key-Not your Typical Island Paradise

Cedar Key was named for the red cedar trees that covered the chain of islands making up the area of Cedar Key and back in the mid to late 1800’s the area’s thriving industry was supplying that red cedar to pencil manufacturers. Today, one of two main industries […]

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YBOR CITY – Lookin for chicks?

The city of Tampa is a designated bird sanctuary and the feral chickens that roam freely and rule the roost in the Ybor City Historic district are protected under that ordinance. The chickens have a following with a facebook page, a parade and even their own society called […]

Florida Railroad Museum

All Aboard!! For a Family Train Ride John and I visited the Florida Railroad Museum in Parrish, Florida and took the train ride between Parrish and Willow Florida. The museum is run and operated by strictly volunteers who are very enthusiastic about trains and train history. During your […]

Safety Harbor Resort and Spa

Escape to Healing Waters In 1539 while looking for the mythical Fountain of Youth, Spanish Explorer Hernando Desoto rediscovered what the Indians had known about for years, the natural mineral springs on the west shore of Tamp Bay. He named these springs “Espiritu Santo Springs” meaning ” The […]