America's top vaycay state is best known for its beach resorts and theme parks. But besides the ersatz thrills of Orlando, the nightlife of South Beach, and the well-marketed Victoriana of Key West and Amelia Island, quiet hideaways abound as well.

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5 highlights in and around Tampa

Pixabay   Florida's third largest city (pop. just over 307,000), Tampa, its bay, and its surrounding areas including St. Petersburg have a lot to offer visitors. To get the most out of it all, rent a car from Alamo upon flying into Tampa Airport. And here are top of the five destinations/landmarks you won't want to miss:  read post    

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Panama City's 'Oyster Trail' cited in our post on themed itineraries in the USA

  "Nature's Grace" along the Maine Sculpture Trail. Photo by Alan Stubbs   Some people are traipsing through lovely landscapes as others explore history from days of North America's earliest tribal peoples to the present. Avid birders use binoculars to spot colorful feathered friends in flight while canoers and kayakers dip paddles into the water. At the end of the day, many of these visitors to Panama City, Florida, belly up to an oyster bar to enjoy freshly shucked bivalves prepared in a…

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Key West – Florida history wrapped up in fanciful funk & frivolity

Dreamstime     Key West, Florida is more than a place. It's a spirit, a funky energy that enters your soul and takes residence in your worldview as well as your inner vision. A state of mind more than a city; a way of life more than a place to live. It’s a lifestyle as much as a destination. All expressed in the absurdist poetry that is Key west, a language not spoken anywhere else in the country. But even recognizing all this, I didn’t fully have a grasp on the essence of this city until I…

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Miami/Tarpon Springs cited in '7 Swell Spots to Travel the World Without Leaving the USA'

Exploretarponsprings.com At this time of limited travel, if you live in the United States it may be less easy visit other countries on your bucket list. But thanks to the USA's longstanding history of immigration, there's plenty of international culture, cuisine, and customs that can be experienced right here at home. Notable among them are the various Chinatowns in New York City, San Francisco, and elsewhere, And here are five other destinations whose ethnic enclaves will transport you to…

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