Category Archives: Florida Travel

Tropical Storm Emily

Tropical Storm Emily has been downgraded to a tropical depression forecast to leave Florida’s Atlantic coast on  Tuesday morning. http://www.goes.noaa.gov/HURRLOOPS/gulfir.html The National Hurricane Center in Miami says that as of 6:03 a.m.,  T.D. Emily was inland about 43 miles north-northeast … Continue reading

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Tarpon Springs, Florida

Early Thanksgiving week visitors headed to the Sponge Docks in Tarpon Springs, Florida this afternoon to enjoy the mild, sunny weather and the Greek and seafood restaurants, Greek bakeries, shops and boat tours. If you’re visiting  Tarpon Springs and Pinellas County, … Continue reading

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Chicago Eats & Orlando Gas

Nearly a week ago, Floridians were fueling up and evacuating as Hurricane Matthew aimed for Florida’s east coast.  Some evacuees experienced price-gouging for gas and lodging.  Today, thank heaven regular gas was $2.14  at the 7-11 gas station at 13487 … Continue reading

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Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Matthew remains a category 3 storm Friday morning…its track shifting more east as the hurricane impacts Florida.  That’s better news for Florida than last night. This morning  high surf, flooding, rain and strong winds continue to batter the state’s east coast.  … Continue reading

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Zika Virus in Florida

Photo & Graphic Courtesy: Florida Department of Health Three new travel-related cases, all  located in Miami-Dade County were reported as of August 2, 2016. They were in a one-square mile area, the Winwood area, just north of downtown Miami. ” The exact … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Travel 2016

Along the Courtney Campbell Causeway between Tampa and Clearwater, Florida,  boaters and others got an early start in their plans on Sunday morning. The Florida Highway Patrol wishes everyone safe travel this Memorial Day weekend. On Saturday, FHP investigated 1 fatal crash in … Continue reading

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Disney Springs

Some visitors cooled off with a boat-car, an “Amphicar” at Disney Springs in Walt Disney World this afternoon.  The summer-like temperatures climbed to 88 degrees there today. Others sought shade to enjoy the peaceful lakefront view. The new shopping and restaurant area is … Continue reading

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Clearwater Beach Today

Spring Break tourists and locals enjoyed the gentle breezes, comfortable, lower humidity weather today at Clearwater Beach, Florida.  There’s a lot of  new resort hotel construction going on Coronado Street and along the main street along Clearwater Beach and Pier 60, … Continue reading

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Florida State Fair 2016

The Florida State Fairgrounds is restricted air space. Drones are not allowed. During this stretch of cold, windy weather in the Sunshine State, today was a beautiful day to visit the Florida State Fair in Hillsborough County. Many visitors came for the … Continue reading

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Tampa Bay Area Weather

Not a cloud in the sky on the drive home from Clearwater, Florida during 5 p.m. rush hour traffic on Friday. This view along the Courtney Campbell Causeway. Chilly, breezy weather continues this weekend. For Saturday, the National Weather Service forecasts mostly sunny … Continue reading

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