Tagged with Florida

Along the South Florida Waterfront

When you visit South Florida, there is a high likelihood you will find yourself near the ocean at some point. While there are no beach pictures in this post (sorry), here are some things to do on or very close to the water. In South Beach (Miami Beach) interesting art deco architecture intermingles with modernness. If you … Continue reading

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Ace Biscuit and Barbecue, Charlottesville, Virginia

A line of customers out the front door and this homey sign inside  greeted me at Ace Biscuit & Barbecue on a sunny Saturday last month in gorgeous Charlottesville, Virginia. It was only 11am and I planned on a small sausage biscuit (based on Yelp reviews) before some scenic drives. While waiting to order, I saw that the biscuits … Continue reading

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Visiting Independent Bakeries on Road Trips

On road trips, I seek out at least one bakery for morning breakfast treats. I always try to find locally owned, independent bakeries rather than corporate chains. On my recent South Florida road trip, in addition to the baked goods I found here and here, I visited a great European-style bakery in Hallandale Beach, Florida. Kiss’s … Continue reading

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Southwest Florida Back Roads Road Trip, Part 2

My goal, as with most road trips, is to completely avoid interstate highways and find the most interesting roads (usually not appearing on maps). This is a continuation of my Southwest Florida Back Roads Road Trip. This one day road trip started when I arrived at Orlando airport and rented a Mustang Convertible for less than … Continue reading

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Southwest Florida Back Roads Road Trip

My goal, as with most road trips, is to completely avoid interstate highways and find the most interesting roads (usually not appearing on maps). This one day road trip started when I arrived at Orlando airport and Barbara at Avis gave me a free upgrade to a Mustang Convertible. I could not ask for anything … Continue reading

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Road Trip Sights: Manatee Mailboxes

A few days ago, I read and commented on a blog post about driving to Key West. That post included a picture of a manatee mailbox. I cannot find that blog post but it reminded me of my own Florida Keys drives and pictures I have taken of manatee mailboxes. The above picture, of course, … Continue reading

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