From Cigars to Salsa: The Remarkable History of Ybor City Through the Ages

From Cigars to Salsa: The Remarkable History of Ybor City Through the Ages

The history of Ybor City takes this Tampa neighborhood from humble beginnings to today’s nightlife hotspot. The story of the immigrants who built this part of Tampa acts a microcosm of many immigrant-built cities across the United States. Ybor City’s history is at once unique and a story told over and over the past two…

Mote Marine Laboratory: A World-Class Ocean Research and Education Institution

Mote Marine Laboratory: A World-Class Ocean Research and Education Institution

Have you ever wondered if Mote Marine Laboratory is worth a visit? Have you wondered if Mote Marine Laboratory is worth your time? Will the kids like it? Is there enough to do for the price? You’ve come to the right place to find out. As an avid water person (growing up on a sailboat…

The History and Charm of Ybor City Museum State Park (2023)

The History and Charm of Ybor City Museum State Park (2023)

Are you thinking of visiting Ybor City Museum State Park Hi there, history lovers! If you’re looking for a fascinating and fun place to visit in Tampa, Florida, you can’t go wrong visiting the Ybor City Museum State Park. I visited this state park in the heart of historic Ybor City with friends and fellow history…

The History of Aripeka: Small Fishing Village Then and Now

The History of Aripeka: Small Fishing Village Then and Now

Aripeka is a small fishing village on Florida’s Gulf Coast in the region known as the Nature Coast. The village of less than 200 people sits just a few miles south of the more famous and traveled Homosassa Springs and Crystal River. The history of Aripeka, however, is no less colorful and has always showcased…

The Ultimate Guide to Visiting Kennedy Space Center in 2023

The Ultimate Guide to Visiting Kennedy Space Center in 2023

Have you considered visiting Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida? You’re not alone! Approximately 1.5 million people visit this unique attraction every year. For anyone who loves space travel, the history of space voyages, or a different kind of adventure from the typical theme parks, Kennedy Space Center offers a day of fabulous experiences….