Categories Archives: Travel

Dead River Road and the Hillsborough River….

Where Nature Plays About Dead River Park Situated at the confluence of Dead River and the Hillsborough River, this park is a pleasant place of just 21 acres to unwind. Nature lovers appreciate a scenic two-mile low traffic trail alongside the Hillsboroug ...

Let’s Ride!.

Three area trails offer bicyclists a choice of easy outdoor getaways. The Safety Harbor area offers numerous opportunities for bicycling enthusiasts to enjoy easy recreational rides filled with scenic beauty and native wildlife. Three outstanding rides ca ...

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 ...