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Welcome to Myakka River State Park.

One of the oldest and largest state parks, Myakka protects one of the state’s most diverse natural areas. The Myakka River, designated as a Florida Wild and Scenic River, flows through 58 square miles of wetlands, prairies, hammocks, and pinelands. ...

Autograph Collection Member: Fenway Hotel.

Tampa-based Mainsail Lodging & Development has announced a target opening date of September 2018 for the new Fenway Hotel. A member of the Autograph Collection® of Marriott International, Inc. (NYSE: MAR), the boutique historic hotel is located at 45 ...

John Chestnut Senior Park.

This park is home to various wildlife including raccoons, alligators, various waterfowl, hawks, vultures, tortoises/turtles, and more. This provides many pleasant hours for nature enthusiasts and families.  Lake Tarpon, immediately adjacent, is five mile ...

Welcome to Little Manatee River State Park.

The Little Manatee River begins in a swampy area near Fort Lonesome and flows almost 40 miles before emptying into Tampa Bay. The river has been designated an Outstanding Florida Water and is part of the Cockroach Bay Aquatic Preserve.  Nature enthusiast ...

A Perfect Beach Wedding at Shephard’s Beach Resort.

There’s something special about a beach wedding – the beauty of palm trees, powder white sand and aquamarine water sparkling in the background, the tranquility of soft ocean breezes, the sound of the surf. Perhaps it represents the beginning of a beau ...