Fernandina Beach Historic District {Florida}

Fernandina Beach Historic District {Florida}

Amelia Island is one of the prettiest places in Florida. And the historic district of Fernandina Beach makes for a lovely drive. It was the last Spanish settlement in the western hemisphere established in 1811 and is now listed on the National Historic Districts of the country. Beautiful houses line the streets with large green [...]

Jacksonville Southbank Riverwalk {Florida}

Jacksonville Southbank Riverwalk {Florida}

We made it to Jacksonville, checked into our hotel, and then went down to the riverwalk. We went to the Southbank Riverwalk and were rewarded with beautiful views of the city and the river. Under the bridge was an incredible mosaic of blue and glass tiles in swirling patterns. It was so beautiful and if [...]

Old Dixie Highway/Ormond Scenic Loop {Florida}

Old Dixie Highway/Ormond Scenic Loop {Florida}

We decided to get away for a couple of days and made our way north. We took a detour along the Old Dixie Highway (also called the Ormond Scenic Loop) to experience what is considered Florida's best scenic drive. This drive takes you under lush canopies, next to the peaceful wetlands, and along the A1A [...]

Castillo de San Marcos National Monument {Florida}

Castillo de San Marcos National Monument {Florida}

When in St. Augustine, the absolute must do is visit the Castillo de San Marcos National Monument. It has been through Spanish, British, French, and American control at one point in time or another but has lasted as a tribute to spirit of resiliency of all those who lived there. Walking along the battlements, gazing [...]