Feed giraffes at Naples Zoo!
Naples Zoo is one of the top attractions in southwest Florida. Although not extensive, the 52-acre gardens are the ideal size to explore even on the hottest day. If you want to feed a giraffe or ride a camel this is definitely the place for you!
Imaginarium Science Center in Fort Myers
The hands-on Imaginarium Museum and Aquarium at Fort Myers is truly an experience beyond your wildest imagination! Kids will love the fun activities both indoors and outside, and adults will not be able to resist having a go themselves. Here's an account of my visit...
Southwest Florida Museum of History
Established in 1982, the Southwest Florida Museum of History welcomes over 15,000 visitors every year. Discover what’s inside the original railroad station buildings of the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad by reading on…
Orchid Lovers Delight at Marie Selby Gardens
Enviably located overlooking beautiful Sarasota Bay, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is a delightful 14-acre urban garden which specializes in epiphytes, including over 6,000 orchids
Historic Burroughs Home and Gardens
I’ve just spent a very pleasant afternoon touring the Burroughs Home and Gardens in downtown Fort Myers. Set in subtropical gardens on the banks of the Caloosahatchee River, the Burroughs Home epitomizes life for one elite family on Millionaire’s Row in the early 20th century. Take a tour....
More on Florida’s 500th Anniversary
An update on the celebrations taking place as part of Viva Florida 500 to mark the quincentenary of the historic landing of Ponce de Leon and his discovery of Florida.
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