Posts about ‘Florida’

From beaches to people-watching to free museum days, some of the best things to do around Miami don’t cost a dime. But you’ve still gotta find a place to rest your head at night, and that can get pricey. Luckily, we’ve found some cool Miami hotels that’ll leave you with enough cash leftover for a top-shelf [read more…]

When it comes to the fan experience, these baseball stadiums hit it out of the park. PNC Park – If you thought Uber was the most innovative way to get to a sporting event, then you’re in for a pleasant surprise when you cheer on the Pittsburgh Pirates. Walk across the Roberto Clemente Bridge (which closes to traffic [read more…]

Spring break means wet T-shirt contests, Jell-O shots and beaches so overrun you can’t take a selfie without being photobombed. But it doesn’t have to. This year, skip the usual spring break cliches by heading for one of these less-crowded American spring break beaches. Caladesi Island State Park, Florida: In 2008, famed coastal researcher Stephen “Dr. Beach” Leatherman [read more…]

Celebrate Leap Day literally this year. Or, if you’re an adrenaline junkie and can’t wait the whole four years to get your fix, indulge yourself in these death-defying leaps any old time. Enjoy the ride. Skydive into Middle Earth. The eight-mile long Fox Glacier near the West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island is consistently [read more…]

Florida is the perfect place to escape in February, when the cold is unrelenting and the spring is still too far off. This time of year, though, just dipping south of the border won’t be enough. You’ve got to go deep into Florida to get the warmth, and there’s no better place for that than [read more…]

As the NBA season heats up this winter, some basketball fans are ready for a fast break. In the case of these b-ball getaways, traveling is actually a good thing. Here are 5 dream destinations for basketball fans. Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts: Located in the supposed birthplace of basketball, the Hoop Hall belongs on every fan’s bucket [read more…]

Miami the land of hot sun and hot bodies—and that’s no coincidence. Ocean views and year-round sunshine make outdoor sweat sessions a breeze, and with the city’s abundance of free and cheap exercise classes, you don’t have to choose between physical and fiscal fitness. If your new year’s resolution involves shedding some pounds, then a winter getaway to South Florida [read more…]

If your dream of a white Christmas includes white sand beaches, then you can still get into the holiday spirit. Opt for one of these tropical destinations that offer all of the cheer with none of the cold. Key West, Florida: The nation’s southernmost city always marches to the beat of its own drummer boy, and [read more…]

All is calm, all is bright. In some cases, really bright. Here are seven of some of America’s most over-the-top holiday light displays. St. Augustine, Florida: During Nights of Lights, the 450-year-old city illuminates its landmarks with white lights in a display that’s been called one of the world’s 10 best. The festivities include a bunch of special events, such as carriage [read more…]

Football season’s in full swing, and that means three things: beer, good food and tailgating. If you’re willing to go where the game takes you, here are the best NFL cities for enjoying all three without breaking the bank. Tampa, Florida If you love fishing and football, Tampa may be the NFL town for you. [read more…]