Category Archives: florida’s coasts

The Forgotten Coast

This post was first published in August of 2017, when we began our quest to discover how Florida got its coastal names. I was born on the Forgotten Coast, in the very small town of Port St. Joe. The beach, … Continue reading

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Island Hopping on the Sun Coast

With the Atlantic Ocean on one side and the Gulf of Mexico on the other, the landscape of Florida is diverse, and beautiful. Taking road trips throughout our state is a regular occurrence for us and we are especially partial … Continue reading

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Retired and Loving It – Florida Style

Everyone knows that Florida is synonymous with retirees and is frequently ranked as the #1 state to retire to. Favorable tax rates and climate induce thousands of retirees to relocate to Florida each year. They tend to flock to a … Continue reading

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Boca Grande, Florida

We recently stayed at the Gasparilla Inn in Boca Grande, Florida for their Food and Wine Weekend.  While I wrote about that experience extensively, there is much to share about this island, beyond the food and wine festival. It is … Continue reading

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Florida’s Gold Coast

Next in our series of how Florida’s Coasts got their names, is the Gold Coast. You might notice a bit of overlapping on the map, but for the most part, the Gold Coast consists of Miami/Dade and Broward Counties. There was … Continue reading

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