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Bird of Paradise, Florida Botanical Garden, Largo, FL

Gardens & Flowers Have a Way of Bringing People Together

As Clare Ansberry once wrote, “Gardens and flowers have a way of bringing people together, drawing them from their homes.” And in Pinellas County in Largo where the Florida Botanical Garden is situated, it also brings visitors out of their hotels, condos and campgrounds and off of the beaches to reflect on its natural beauty.…

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Sand Key County Park is a Hidden Gem

Named after the island it sits upon, award-winning Sand Key County Park occupies 95-acres on the northern tip. After walking across boardwalks, beach lovers will find an expansive beach stretching from Clearwater Pass down to the Sheraton Sand Key. Life guard stations monitor designated swimming areas during busier times of the year, usually spring to…

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Honeymoon Island – A Natural State

If you’re looking to take a hike and explore natural Florida, Honeymoon Island Recreation Area at the west end of Dunedin Causeway may be the answer. Wildlife sightings do come with the territory. Just ask a friend of mine who recently took a walk along the 2.5-mile Osprey Trail. He was hoping to see some…

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