Tagged with hot South 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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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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Opa Locka: Funny Name, Cool Architecture

Right now I am back in cold and snow-covered Northern Virginia but last week I was in sunny, hot South Florida. One of my stops last week was Opa Locka, Florida, a small city about 13 miles northwest of downtown Miami. You likely have not heard of Opa Locka. The primary reason why most tourist … Continue reading

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