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Top 10 Fun Restaurants in Florida

Top 10 Fun Restaurants in Florida
Destination(s): Miami

Dining out in Florida can be a truly fun and entertaining experience, so we thought you shouldn't miss out on these great restaurants that offer some unique and relaxing experiences. Start with a complete culinary experience at Roy's Tampa, were you get to visit a lively exhibition kitchen and partake in the culinary vision of acclaimed chef Roy. Keep those hip standards up and visit the sexy Sushi Samba Dromo, where they have given the concept of aphrodisiacs a whole new twist.

Are you more of an artsy type? There's a place for you, too, on the Florida restaurant map - actually, there's more, but the best are Dexter's of Thornton Park (where you can purchase all the art you see) and the Blue Heaven Restaurant, with delightful Caribbean flavours. However, no visit to Florida is complete without some fresh seafood satisfaction, so make sure you don't miss the Duo Restaurant & Bar and the 15th Street Fisheries. read more about Top 10 Fun Restaurants in Florida... Read More

Top 10 Things To Do in Florida

Top 10 Things To Do in Florida
Destination(s): Miami

With hundreds of miles of beautiful beaches, all that Florida sun and a certain resident mouse, outdoor and family-oriented activities are naturally at the top of the list of things to do Florida. Yet there’s much more to the state than ‘fun in the sun’ and Disney World. An important community of artists, musicians and chefs call Florida home, who have turned the state into a prime destination for art, music and food. We’ve channeled their creativity with our top 10 picks of things to do in the Sunshine State, including: swimming with dolphins, snorkeling with fish and interacting with tropical birds in Discovery Cove; discovering contemporary art at the galleries in the Wynwood Arts District; fishing and seeing alligators at the Everglades Holiday Park; catching a concert or a Broadway show at Adrienne Arsht Performing Arts Center; and hiking, birdwatching and catch and release fishing in the National Key Deer Refuge. read more about Top 10 Things To Do in Florida... Read More

Top 10 Romantic Things to Do in Florida

Top 10 Romantic Things to Do in Florida
Destination(s): Miami

Doing romantic things in Florida can take you to exotic adventures on water or relaxing safaris on land, so we think you should take advantage of the great diversity this destination has to offer and try some of our suggestions for the romantic menu. As a special treat, we also offer a sneak peak on the houses of the rich and famous in the area, so make sure you split your time and assess your options well, as Florida has plenty of great things to do.

Go for some family fun at the Florida Aquarium in Tampa Bay, where you can admire thousands of marine species, go on dolphin spotting cruises and even swim with the fishes. Who said family travelling can't be romantic?

If you don't fancy getting wet you might appreciate the Billie Swamp Safari more, as you get to take a buggy tour and explore the natural vegetation and wildlife, together with a first hand experience of an untamed Indian Reservation. The best laid back choice you have is the Harry P. Leu Gardens, where you get to walk around at your own pace and admire the gorgeous flowers. read more about Top 10 Romantic Things to Do in Florida... Read More

South Beach Sojoun

South Beach Sojoun
Destination(s): Miami

South Beach is unique place in America---an eclectic mix of local Latin flavor, touristy spots, hip style, and a sun, sand, and surf culture. It's both laid back and New York glamour at the same time...which is what makes Miami great. You may be more likely to hear Spanish than English, but you'll know you're in America. read more about South Beach Sojoun... Read More

The Top 10 for Nightlife in Florida

The Top 10 for Nightlife in Florida
Destination(s): Miami

The weather in Florida is hot, but the nightlife is hotter still; here the party people move their hips to the Latin beats of stylish nightclubs, sip fun and exotic cocktails, take in live music and theater shows, try to spot the visiting celebs, and dance, dance, dance until it hurts. Join the crowd when the sun goes down and follow our lead with the list we’ve compiled of the top 10 nightlife spots in Florida. Catch a Broadway-style show at the Ritz Ybor. Have a martini at the sizzling tropical lounge Blue Martini Orlando. Dance up a storm with the DJs spinning at Boom. Enjoy a glass of wine and a spot of dessert while watching a film at Plaza Cinema Café. Sample all the hot bars and clubs at the Rick’s/Durty Harry’s complex and find your favorite. And have a signature drink at the swanky, Caribbean-influenced Marlin Bar. read more about The Top 10 for Nightlife in Florida... Read More

Top 10 Restaurants in Florida

Top 10 Restaurants in Florida
Destination(s): Miami

Put down the mojito and forget about Phase 1 of the South Beach diet; let’s talk about real food and all those restaurants in Florida. Lucky for us, they’re a delicious mosaic of the state’s historical and culinary influences: Southern US, European, Cuban, Latin American and local seafood. In their honor we’ve compiled a list of our top 10 foods and places in Florida we’d like to salute with a fork. Fresh oysters and seafood among palm trees at Oystercatchers in Tampa Bay. Gourmet Mexican-style grilled meats and seafood at Eduardo de San Angel. Barbeque and other classic Southern diner fare at The Floridian Restaurant. Hip Louisiana Creole cuisine at Emeril’s Miami Beach. Pasta, barbeque and upscale American cuisine at Nonna Trattoria. As fresh as you can get stone crab, fish and seafood at Joe’s Stone Crab. Italian pasta, meats and fish at Café Trastevere. And seafood at contemporary Florida-style restaurant Bagatelle. read more about Top 10 Restaurants in Florida... Read More

Weekend in the Grove

Weekend in the Grove
Destination(s): Miami

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My Miami Guide

My Miami Guide
Destination(s): Miami

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A Budget Weekend in Miami

A Budget Weekend in Miami
Destination(s): Miami

Sure, Miami has felt the pinch like everywhere else in this economy, but that doesn't mean that spending time here has gotten any cheaper. But while it's certainly not cheap to visit Miami, a trip to the Magic City necessarily have to break your budget. For bargain-seeking vacationers, there are money-saving options to be found. Even during the high season (December through March) it's possible to find deals on everything from meals to hotel rooms, whose rates are sometimes cut in half as part of special packages. read more about A Budget Weekend in Miami... Read More

Your First Time in Miami

Your First Time in Miami
Destination(s): Miami

With a range of lifestyle ameneties to match any city in America (or anywhere else, for that matter), Miami offers seemingly endless possibilities for the traveler. That said, for a first-time visitor, narrowing down the options can be daunting. But there are some things that no oner should miss, even if it means sharing the experience with the crowds that pour onto Ocean Drive on weekends or the caravan of tour buses that arrive year-round. read more about Your First Time in Miami... Read More