Long Journey of New York City Ferries

Long Journey of New York City Ferries

  New York City has expanded their ferry services to a new level using sleek, high speed ferries. In 2016, NYC’s mayor, Bill de Blasio, gave the contract for the construction of those ferries to a company named Metal Shark, whose shipyard is near Lafayette, Louisiana. If you’re thinking Louisiana is a long way from […]

Florida Peak Visitor Season is Here

Florida Peak Visitor Season is Here

The flow of visitors to Florida is often a topic for us here at Florida Beach Rentals, as you might imagine. We thought we would fill you in on the important trend of peaks season for winter. March is always the busiest month, with those-in-the-know coming down to enjoy that pleasant period at the cusp […]

Two Days of Winter in Florida

Two Days of Winter in Florida

We have a running joke on the west coast of Florida regarding our winter lasting two days. It isn’t true, of course, but it is based on a pattern. When cold fronts come down into our area, it can actually get cold. What is cold for someone who lives in Florida? Cold is 35 degrees […]

Crossing Tampa Bay on a Bike

Crossing Tampa Bay on a Bike

Courtney Campbell Causeway Causeways have one purpose; or at least they’re supposed to. When a body of water requires a long bridge, one way to avoid a costly bridge of pure concrete is to pour dirt instead, creating a long strip of land on which to put a road. To maintain the flow of water […]

The Big Florida Hunt of 1869

The Big Florida Hunt of 1869

The year of the big hunt was 1869. Florida had been part of the United States for only 48 years and Pinellas County was just getting its start. In fact, it was not yet called by that name. It was a wild, and as yet untamed area in that year. Wild animals roamed freely; too […]