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 […]

Where on Earth is Clearwater Beach?

Where on Earth is Clearwater Beach?

  Clearwater Beach is the best-known beach along a stretch of very nice beaches. To the south you will find Sand Key Beach, Belleair Beach, Redington Beach, Indian Rocks Beach, Madeira Beach, St Pete Beach, and a few others. To the north are the natural beaches of Caladesi Island State Park, Honeymoon Island State Park, […]

Can Vacation Improve Your Relationships?

Can Vacation Improve Your Relationships?

One of the main reasons people name for taking vacation is to strengthen relationships. What relationships are they talking about? Well, all of them, of course; new love interests, a family trip, a tenth-year wedding anniversary, or a vacation for just the guys or just the girls. Even when the stated goal has nothing to […]

Ecotourism Vacation at Clearwater Beach

Ecotourism Vacation at Clearwater Beach

  Ecotourism is not necessarily a new concept but the name does encompass a number of conservation minded philosophies under one umbrella. The short answer is that ecotourism means traveling without a negative environmental impact. However, the concept goes farther than that. It includes not only a viewpoint of caring for the environment but also […]

Growing Pains of the Florida Manatee

Growing Pains of the Florida Manatee

  Manatees and Florida are synonymous in our present day. Florida provides a habitat for the aquatic mammals along its entire coastline. Manatees prefer the warm waters of Florida and the Caribbean. Called the West Indies Manatee, the creatures are a big draw for tourism. According to recent reports, manatees in Florida are doing well. […]