Dog Beach in Bonita Springs

Only a few miles south of Fort Myers beach and north of Bonita Beach.  Dog Beach is one of the very few off-leash beaches in the region.  A real doggie heaven this is the perfect place to take your four-legged best friend for a fun day of running along the beach, swimming in the blue …

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Thomas At The Florida Railroad Museum

If you have a little train lover you won’t want to miss A Day Out With Thomas this weekend!  Thomas is pulling into the station at the Florida Railroad Museum (located in Parrish Florida, in Manatee county) for a larger than life experience at Day Out With Thomas®: The GO GO Thomas Tour 2013, on March …

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Pine Island: A Hidden Paradise

It’s just a few miles from home (Cape Coral, FL), but once you cross the short strip of asphalt that connects Pine Island with the mainland you feel like you are entering a different world. Pine Island (in Lee County) is the largest island (17 miles long and 2 miles wide) on the west coast …

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Disney on Ice Worlds of Fantasy at Germain Arena

The premier show of Disney on Ice : Worlds of Fantasy at Germain Arena on Friday, March 8th. proved to be a magical and truly unforgettable experience for our family. This spectacular show is filled with speed, excitement, romance and fantasy as skaters glide gracefully on the ice performing four of your favorite Disney stories: …

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Lovers Key State Park: Gorgeous Beaches in a Natural Paradise

Lovers Key State Park

Located between Fort Myers Beach and Bonita Beach The Lover’s Key Carl E. Johnson State Park is made up of four barrier islands, Lovers’ Key, Black Island, Inner and Long Key along with several islets.  One the top three most visited parks in Florida Lover’s Key has something for everyone from beautiful beaches and  nature …

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Bald Eagle Watching in Southwest Florida

bald eagle

A lot of people are not aware of it but Southwest Florida is a great place to view bald eagles.  Our beautiful and graceful national bird has made an amazing comeback after being declared Endangered in the early seventies.   With more than 2,000 active nests Florida’s nesting population constitutes over eighty percent of the …

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Run Agrounds: Good Coffee, Great Gelato and a Beautiful View

One of my favorite places to go in Cape Coral is Run Agrounds.  They have good coffee, a nice atmosphere and a great view of the marina and the beautiful yachts in the water.     Located at the Cape Harbor Marina, Run Agrounds is one of several waterfront eateries in this yachting community.  They …

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Visiting Manatee Park

Manatee Park, located in Fort Myers, is a great place to visit when the temperature drops because that is when manatees come to the park in search of warmer water. Although we really don’t have a winter here in paradise temperatures can get a little cooler during January and February. If it’s in the 50s …

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Get Close to Wildlife at Kowiachobee Animal Preserve

Kowiachobee Animal Preserve is a non-profit educational facility located in Collier County in Southwest Florida, just a few minutes from Naples. KAP rescues and adopts exotic animals that might have otherwise be euthanized or released into the wild because people that had purchased them as pets or for other purposes could not care for them …

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JetBlue Park Open House Kicks Off Red Sox’s Spring Training

On Sunday, February 17th TheBoston Red Sox hosted a public open house at JetBlue Park at Fenway South, the team’s 106-acre Spring Training and Player Development Complex in Fort Myers. During the Open House fans had the opportunity to freely tour the JetBlue Park and enjoy player autographs. Fenway South street was bustling with fans and …

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