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Florida State Parks: #9 Skyway Fishing Pier

Florida State Parks: #9 Skyway Fishing Pier

Who would have thought that a fishing pier would be part of the Florida State Park system? Considered the world’s longest fishing pier, the Skyway Fishing Pier State Park offers opportunities to enjoy the weather, get great views on the Sunshine Skyway, go saltwater fishing and see Florida wildlife.

Two separate piers make up the park. On the northside, that pier is accessible from Bradenton (Manatee County). To visit the southside pier, you travel from St. Petersburg (Pinellas County).

While the pier has an unfortunate history, the state of Florida transformed former parts of the old...

Family Fun In A Volkswagen Camper Van

Family Fun In A Volkswagen Camper Van

(Featured image courtesy of Florida Old Scool Campers)

Camping is something a lot of people have been thinking about lately. It’s a great way to get outside with your friends or family while still not being right on top of people. One unique way to go camping is to do it in a Volkswagen camper van.

If you’re...

7 Fun Things To Do Outdoors In Tampa Bay

7 Fun Things To Do Outdoors In Tampa Bay

Finding things to do outdoors is something a lot of people are looking for these days. Being outdoors helps everyone get exercise, enjoy some sunshine and experience new activities. There are plenty of things to do outdoors in the Tampa Bay area near Tampa, St. Petersburg and Clearwater. Here’s our list of 7 fun things...

The Florida Botanical Gardens

The Florida Botanical Gardens

Located on 92 acres of land in the most densely populated county in the state, the Florida Botanical Gardens is a place to enjoy nature and relax. Owned by Pinellas County, the gardens are a combined effort by county workers and volunteers. The Florida Botanical Gardens is in Largo, so visitors to St. Petersburg or Tampa can...

Florida Black Heritage Trail

Florida Black Heritage Trail

Black history in Florida goes back hundreds of years. From the time Spanish explorers first arrived, African descendants have helped develop the state to what it is. To recognize these contributions, the Florida’s Visitors Bureau created the Florida Black Heritage Trail. Highlighting locations where these events happened, the trail tells the story of Black Floridians. Here’s some...