How to Catch Grouper: 5 Tips for Beginners

Every fisherman and fisherwoman on these shores know… groupers are fun to catch and make for even better eating! Time to pack up the boat and set out for a relaxing day of fishing. Just think of the fun and sun you’ll experience as you make your latest catches. However, grouper can be a bit tricky […]

Best Places to Fish From Shore and More

As if the previous seven top spots to fish from shore were not enough to reel you in, here are five more with updates on new bass fishing regulations for 2016 in Florida and some tips for keeping your catch fresh until you–or a local chef–prepares it. 1. Punta Rassa Causeway Bridge This bridge has […]

Seven Top Spots to Fish From Shore

If you can relate to the amusing signs in car windows and bumpersnickers that read, “I’d Rather be Fishing,” or “My Other Car Is a Fishing Boat,” then it “a-piers” you are in luck today with this list of seven top spots to fish from shore in Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel and Cape Coral. We […]

Fore The Love of Golf in Naples, Florida

Golf, anyone? Pack your bag and grab your gear for a golf vacation getaway in Naples, Florida. Award-winning courses with favorite features and amenities for all set against spectacular sky, water and landscape backdrops, what better reviews than by people who have played them? Watch professional champions in world-class tournament play, or polish your clubs […]

The Cape Coral Germans Came to Love

The largest master-planned community in the United States was cast in 1957, by the Rosen brothers from Baltimore, with an amusing comment and the tossing of some coins outside an airplane window. Out of the Rosens’ eventual $678,000 purchase from Franklin Miles of Miles Laboratories, the formerly wild and desolate Hungryland known as Redfish Point […]

Come Out of Your Shell in Sanibel

Do you love seashells? Ever wonder where they come from and why they seem more plentiful at some beaches than others? What other gifts from the sea do people find washed ashore on Lee County beaches? Tired of staying indoors during cold winter months? Whether you love diving headlong into the rush of the tide […]

Twelve Tips For Planning Southwest Florida Destination Weddings

Every bride needs the inside scoop when planning her dream wedding. Here are 12 useful tips and a list of vendors for planning the must-haves every bride wants for her southwest Florida Gulf coast wedding. 1. Wedding Season Late fall through spring months are the most active wedding season here to beat the heat, rain […]

Five Fabulous Wedding Venues on Florida’s Gulf Coast

Brides looking for destination wedding venues in Florida can stop now, because we’ve gathered five favorites for year-round dates. Walk down the aisle and dance with your future husband at any of these traditional, contemporary and western wedding alternatives to beach and resort weddings. 1. Naples, Bonita Springs, and Collier County New Hope Events Center […]

Beach Wedding Dreaming?

Florida’s stunning Lee Island Coast has you covered on its spectacular Gulf of Mexico beaches for destination weddings. Expert wedding planners and fantastic venues offer custom wedding events or all-inclusive packages with all that you need to make your special day unforgettable. From intimate ceremonies with a few close guests to ballroom galas for hundreds, […]

Five Mighty Fine Sleepaway Camps for Pre-teens, Tweens and Teens

Pack those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer 2016 chock-full of memorable action and adventure all day and evening long at sleepaway camps! Perfect for children and teens ready for a little more independence this summer, overnight camps allow indulging passions for sports, ocean life and making new friends. Campers can make memories of a […]