Doe and Fawn in a Field of Florida's State Wildflower in Myakka River State Park, Sarasota, Fla., May 15, 2022.
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It’s May and Now’s the Time to See Florida’s State Wildflower Blooming in Sarasota’s Myakka River State Park

Florida’s official state wildflower is coreopsis, commonly called tickseed. Each May, it’s blooming in portions of Myakka River State Park in Sarasota, Fla.

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Shrimp Boats Docked in San Carlos Island, Ft. Myers Beach, Fla., March 2022
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Learn About Southwest Florida’s Shrimping Industry with a Working Waterfront Tour

Learn about the Gulf of Mexico’s largest fishing fleet during the Working Waterfront Tour with the Ostego Bay Foundation in Ft. Myers, Fla.

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Iguana chilling at Iguanaland.(rev)
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Want to See a Mess? Visit Iguanaland Reptile Zoo in Punta Gorda, Fla.

Iguanaland in Punta Gorda is one of Florida’s newest attractions and along with a variety of iguana species, the zoo features dozens and dozens of other reptile species.

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That's me in Dames Cave in Citrus County, Fla., Oct. 2021.
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A Look Inside Dames Cave Near Brooksville, Florida

Do you know Florida has caves? Here’s a look inside Dames Cave near Brooksville.

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Amish Hats from Various States on Display at the Carlisle Hotel in Sarasota, Fla., Dec. 2021.
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Things to do in Sarasota: The Amish Experience Tour

Sarasota is home to a unique culture for Florida. Within the Pinecraft neighborhood is an Amish community. Discover Sarasota Tours offers a look into the Amish experience.

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Zabriskie Point in Death Valley National Park, Calif.
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I Know You’re Burned Out. Plan for Vacation to Boost Your Mood.

Psst. Fellow Americans. I know you’re burned out because I can see it in your eyes when we pass in the aisles of Walmart. Plus, data proves it. Here’s something to boost your mood, Jan. 25, 2022, is National Plan for Vacation Day!

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Temple of Serapis located on the coast of Gulf of Pozzuoli. Image credit: Joseph Walker.
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Travel to Italy: Escape the Crowds and Head South

Travel to Southern Italy to avoid the crowds and indulge in unexpected and ancient experiences and attractions.

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One of the pieces in the Superheroes on Parade Public Art Display at Southeastern Guide Dogs in Palmetto, Fla. This one pays homage to Star Trek's Dr. Spok.
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Things to do in Palmetto: See Where Four-Legged Heroes Train at Southeastern Guide Dogs

Four-legged heroes train at Southeastern Guide Dogs near Bradenton in Palmetto, Fla. You can take a look at how they go from cuddly puppies to disciplined dogs by visiting the Beyond the Dark experience.

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Bottle of Nature's Bounty Sleep Jelly Beans and Coupon.
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Fighting Pandemic Insomnia with Nature’s Bounty Jelly Bean Vitamins

A quick Google search sets me at ease when I discover I’m not the only one with pandemic insomnia. Lately, I’ve been having sweet dreams with Nature’s Bounty Jelly Bean vitamins.

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Enjoy Christmas at Gallagher's Pumpkins and Christmas Trees in St. Petersburg, Fla.
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Feeling Festive with my Dog at Gallagher’s Pumpkins and Christmas Trees in St. Petersburg, Fla.

Christmas trees. Holiday photo opps. Dog-friendly. Oh, my! Gallagher’s Pumpkins and Christmas Trees in St. Petersburg, Fla., is a perfect place to grow the holiday spirit and it’s where I went on Thanksgiving.

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