How Never Checking Out is a Good Thing

How Never Checking Out is a Good Thing

Most of us have used a hotel key card at this point. The tech has been around since 1978. It means that getting into your room is that much easier. But what is the greatest convenience? It comes at checkout. Did you forget your key? Did you lose it? Amazingly, it doesn’t matter. The key […]

The Major Florida Town that Almost Happened

The Major Florida Town that Almost Happened

Tucked away in a sleepy Florida community is an item around which much local history has spun. The item drew Native Americans to live at the site and subsequently became the focus of visits by Spanish explorers and conquistadors, and then pirates. European settlers followed. What had the power to gain the attention of so […]

12 Top Picks for Books at the Beach

12 Top Picks for Books at the Beach

Two things that go together extremely well are spending time at the beach and reading a good book. We love looking into things that tell us more about our area and so reading regional themed books is our thing. Put that together with reading at the beach and you have a unique opportunity to lay […]

7 Habits of Highly Successful Vacationers

7 Habits of Highly Successful Vacationers

Successful Vacationers Book Well Ahead People who book their vacation rentals early maximize their chances of staying in the best units. Do you want beachfront? Would you prefer a water views? Do you want the top floor? Do you want to stay in the same unit you used last year? If you said yes to […]

No Fun and Games in the Discovery of Tampa Bay

No Fun and Games in the Discovery of Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay received its first recorded visit by Europeans in 1528, just a few decades after the voyage of Christopher Columbus. While the discovered land would someday earn the rank of a household name known by nearly everyone in the country, that discovery did not come without troubles. The European explorer and conquistador who discovered […]

9 Things Not to Do in Your Vacation Rental

9 Things Not to Do in Your Vacation Rental

After so many years of managing vacation rentals, we have learned what keeps guests happy and, unfortunately, what makes them unhappy. Happy vacations are our business and so we’ve compiled a list of nine things not to do in your vacation rental. Some might surprise you and others might make you blush. Hide damaged items […]