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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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Travel Value: More Fun, Less Cost

I am currently planning a trip to Miami and also want to spend a day in the Ft. Myers area. I have many options. I could fly a simple roundtrip into and from South Florida (Miami and/or Ft. Lauderdale)—and drive to Ft. Myers and back. However, I would prefer one-way flights into Ft. Myers and … Continue reading

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8 Great Scenic Drives in South Florida

Most people do not associate scenic drives with visits to Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, and South Florida. Since learning to drive 30 years ago in South Florida, I have found some wonderful drives which I will share with you in this post. Here are 8 great scenic drives in South Florida. Florida Keys. The Overseas Highway … Continue reading

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