2018 Top Springtime Events, on the Florida Gulf Coast.

2018 Top Springtime Events, on the Florida Gulf Coast.

January 15, 2018 by Tammy DeLosh


The Central Gulf Coast isn’t just a great place to visit in March because of the wonderful spring weather—there’s also a month full of great activities and events! March madness isn’t just for Basketball. Starting in mid-February and going through the end of March, spring training is going on for baseball teams.  These five teams […]

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Spring Training for Major League Baseball on the Florida Gulf Coast.

Spring Training for Major League Baseball on the Florida Gulf Coast.

January 11, 2018 by Tammy DeLosh


Florida’s Major League spring training is a large tourist attraction for many sports fans. Several stadiums are close to most of our winter havens. Whether you stay all season or make a holiday trip, plan to catch a game with your favorite team. Schedule a tour behind the scenes, visit the dugouts, or just sit back and […]

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The Gasparilla Pirate invasion and festivals.

The Gasparilla Pirate invasion and festivals.

January 5, 2018 by Tammy DeLosh


Make way, mateys, pirates are coming! The Annual Gasparilla Pirate Invasion and Music Festival begins its celebration soon! This event is free to the public and features children’s parades and activities, music, food, concerts, skydiving, a pyrotechnic show, a parade, a film festival, and more. Ticketed bleacher seating is reserved or available at the door, first-come […]

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Anna Maria Island Best Rainy Day Activities.

Anna Maria Island Best Rainy Day Activities.

January 3, 2018 by Tammy DeLosh


Paradise vacations do come with a little rain on occasion. If it is warm, my family loves to walk in puddles or ride bikes in raincoats. If you prefer to stay dry grab an umbrella( or pick one up at the local grocery or drug store) and hop the Free Trolley for a day of […]

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New Years Eve, 2017 on Anna Maria Island and Sarasota

New Years Eve, 2017 on Anna Maria Island and Sarasota

December 28, 2017 by Tammy DeLosh


Plan your exciting night of Rockin’ festivities, and ring in the New Year Is Florida Fashion. If you have not decided what to do, maybe these options will make it easier. From family friendly to calm beach relaxing, to street party celebrations, you are sure to find what works for you. In Sarasota, the Pineapple […]

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2017 Christmas Boat Parades from Clearwater to Siesta Key

2017 Christmas Boat Parades from Clearwater to Siesta Key

November 30, 2017 by Tammy DeLosh


Florida Boat Parades are a Holiday event that is sure to wow young and old alike. No more getting bundled up with hot cocoa to drive around ice covered roads, now you can comfortable sit in one space for the lights to come to you. The gleaming light reflecting against the water is one of […]

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2017 Christmas Events on Anna Maria Island and the Coastal area.

2017 Christmas Events on Anna Maria Island and the Coastal area.

November 29, 2017 by Tammy DeLosh


You made it to the crystal blue waters of the Florida Gulf Coast Islands. Winter seems like a dream far away, now that you are relaxing on the sugar sand beaches. But with Christmas right around the corner, you may be looking for some family or couple activities to ring in the season. Dec 1, […]

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Anna Maria Island Vacation, Dining at Thanksgiving 2017.

Anna Maria Island Vacation, Dining at Thanksgiving 2017.

November 3, 2017 by Tammy DeLosh


Thanksgiving is a time to reflect, the blessings we receive. If you are lucky enough to be Island bound for the Holidays, we have a few suggestions for Dinner. Whether you are looking for dining casual on the beach or the finest gourmet food, these restaurants, have sacrificed their Holiday to make yours special.  Find […]

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Anna Maria Island Preserves and Hiking trails.

Anna Maria Island Preserves and Hiking trails.

November 2, 2017 by Tammy DeLosh


Robinson Preserve  is one of the best rated family friendly activities for the outdoor adventurers. Travelers love the diverse options when trekking the the tropical surroundings. Whether you decide to hike, bike, fish, kayak, picnic, or even bring along your pooch,  you can spend the day exploring and discovering the wonders of the Coastal wildlife and shore […]

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Stone Crab Season 2017

Stone Crab Season 2017

October 26, 2017 by Tammy DeLosh


Stone Crab season started October 15 and continues through May 15. The Florida Stone Crab claws are commercially harvested by many of our local seafood restaurants near the Gulf Coast Islands. Many area seafood markets also flash freeze, these claws fresh off the boat, for the best flavors, when prepared at home. Relive that special seafood […]

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