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September 20

I took the road less traveled... to Destin?

Where are the fun things to do in Destin? Or on the way to/from Destin from Tampa? [more inside]
posted by honeybee413 around Destin, FL at 7:20 PM - 2 answers has best

September 16

Destin area property management recommendations

Can anyone recommend a reputable property management company? [more inside]
posted by mamaquita around Destin, FL at 8:56 AM - 2 answers

September 12

Tallahassee, Carless Tallahassee

Hello! I have to go to Tallahassee for a weekend event in November. I don't drive. Help me have a fun time! [more inside]
posted by jennybento around Tallahassee, FL at 1:05 PM - 10 answers

June 26

Visiting The Most Confusing... er, Happiest Place On Earth

Help two (practically) first-time adult visitors plan a trip to Walt Disney World / the Wizarding World of Harry Potter next January. Snowflakes inside. [more inside]
posted by Tamanna around Orlando, FL at 12:34 PM - 24 answers

June 25

Longer FLL layover

23 hours in Fort Lauderdale! Where to stay, what to do? [more inside]
posted by superfish around Florida at 1:05 AM - 3 answers

June 13

Help me find a low-key party location in Orlando

I'm planning an alumni party for my workplace's residents and fellows who will be at the national annual meeting for our specialty. The conference is at the Orange County Convention Center. I'm looking for a place within walking distance of the conference, with good food (doesn't have to be fine dining, or anything, but needs to be tasty) and a pleasant ambiance where our doctors can catch up on what they've been up to for the past year. It'll be a Tuesday night in September. [more inside]
posted by joannemerriam around Orlando, FL at 7:28 AM - 3 answers has best

May 22

Touring Plans, Disney World-MK 2day plan for junior pirates - thoughts?

We are off to Disney World, Orlando in just a couple of weeks. We have a 3 day pass with the water park + more option. We are 2 adults, a 5.5 yr old who will hit the height threshold, and a 9.5 year. We haven’t travelled there before. We are planning on visiting MK for 2 days, and leaning towards the zoo for the 3rd day. We want to see both water parks and the arcade. We are planning on following Touring Plan’s Magic Kingdom Two-Day Touring Plan for Junior Pirates and Adventures Ages 4-8. [more inside]
posted by walkinginsunshine around Orlando, FL at 10:13 AM - 13 answers

May 18

Long overnight layover at FLL- what are my options?

I land in Fort Lauderdale on Wednesday night at 8PM, and my 1-hour flight from FLL back home isn't until 7AM the following morning. What's a guy to do? When I transited through FLL last week, it didn't strike me as a lively airport. Any 24-hour coffee shops or restaurants in the airport? The Sheraton Hotel has a free shuttle and a bar open until midnight, so I could do that or get a room if I'm really willing to do that. Luggage is not an issue. Is one of those my best option?
posted by signondiego around Fort Lauderdale, FL at 11:40 AM - 3 answers

April 3

Flying Allegiant Air --is it a bargain, or PITA?

My husband and I are considering flying Allegiant Air from Tennessee to Ft. Myers, FL in a few weeks (prices are about 50% of other airlines). Has anyone had any experiences (good or bad) with this airline? Thanks,
posted by pushing paper and bottoming chairs around Fort Myers, FL at 10:10 PM - 20 answers

March 10

The Santa Barbara of Florida -- does it exist?

Aside from Miami, does Florida have any place that has a culture not predominantly catering to retirees, families, or tourists? I'm an early thirties guy looking to spend a weekend somewhere in the state with a friend that's interesting, authentic, and youthful. Being near water is a nice to have, but not a requirement. [more inside]
posted by graytona around Florida, FL at 9:07 PM - 23 answers

February 12

Vacationing soon to Port St. Lucie / Fort Pierce area - would love tips!

What nature trails are recommended in the area? What tours are there [art, science, culture, nature] that are budget-friendly and deep in interesting information? Where is the best beach within an hour? [more inside]
posted by bbqturtle around Port St. Lucie, FL at 6:55 AM - 5 answers has best

January 14

What to do during our 3rd trip to Key West

My boyfriend and I are going to Key West for the 3rd year in a row. I'm psyched, but since we've already been there twice somewhat recently, I wondering just how we'll fill our time. [more inside]
posted by Shadow Boxer around Key West, FL at 2:02 PM - 10 answers

December 2, 2013

What to do with a December Sunday in Miami?

Due to random business trip scheduling, I will have a full Sunday to myself in Miami in early December. What can't-miss things should I do, see, eat, and bring home with me? Alternately, is there some great cafe or bar for me to hang out at with my AlphaSmart and write? Special snowflake details inside! [more inside]
posted by rednikki around Miami, FL at 1:55 PM - 6 answers has best

November 30, 2013

Plan My Day For Me Mount Dora Edition

Mrs. W and I are spending the weekend after Christmas in Mount Dora, FL. Recommendations wanted- restaurants (particularly lunch), arty type stuff, bookstores, out of the way gems we might not otherwise know about. Plan our weekend!
posted by wittgenstein around Mount Dora, FL at 3:23 PM - 2 answers has best

October 21, 2013

Key West and snorkling

Hi, all. My sister and I would like to take some time together for a trip this January. We need some help planning things out. [more inside]
posted by PussKillian around Key West, FL at 11:58 AM - 7 answers has best

September 29, 2013

South Beach Hotels

What is your all time favorite hotel in South Beach (Florida) and why? Looking at an early November stay. Heartfelt thanks fellow hive members!
posted by Lylo around Miami Beach, FL at 9:25 PM - 8 answers

September 26, 2013

Favorite state parks in Southern Utah or Northern Arizona?

We're planning to go to Zion National Park and the north rim of the Grand Canyon next week. If the government shuts down and national parks are closed, what state parks or other sites should we go to instead? [more inside]
posted by benbenson around West Palm Beach, FL at 10:12 AM - 17 answers

September 6, 2013

Key West (or??????) Hotel/Resort

Looking for a great place to spend a week for my husband's special birthday in early November. Where is your favorite place to stay in the Keys? I think Little Palm Island, the Moorings or Sunset Key may be a little too quiet for him (and possibly too pricey? I haven't really checked)....I have been looking at the Hyatt resort and Spa, Pier House, and Casa Marina. Anyone have experience with these? Any other recommendations? Does not have to be in Key West as long as in the Florida Keys, we will rent a car. Thanks! [more inside]
posted by Lylo around Florida at 10:26 AM - 13 answers has best

September 3, 2013

Tell me about the Florida Keys

I'm thinking of planning a vacation to the Florida Keys. Where are the places to go? Snowflake detail: I'll be traveling by sailboat. [more inside]
posted by tylerkaraszewski around Florida at 11:34 AM - 7 answers

August 17, 2013

Help create the Magic™!

We're going to Orlando, FL for 10 days in September. Help us make this theme-park-heavy adventure as good as it gets. [more inside]
posted by mazola around Orlando, FL at 3:54 PM - 20 answers