August, 2012


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July, 2012

Northwest Florida

Eden Gardens State Park - Santa Rosa Beach

Camp Helen State Park - Panama City Beach

Northeast Florida

The Marine Discovery Center - New Smyrna Beach

Marine Discovery EcoTours - New Smyrna Beach

Central Florida

Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing - Ocala

Safari Wilderness - Lakeland

Southwest Florida

Crowley Nature Center and Museum - Sarasota

Art of the Olympians Museum and Gallery - Fort Myers

Southeast Florida

Oleta River State Park - Miami

The Barnacle Historic State Park - Miami

June, 2012

    Northwest Florida

Fort Walton Beach – Fifth Annual Latin Salsa Festival

Panhandle Watermelon Festival in Chipley
                                   Northeast Florida

19th Wellborn Blueberry Festival
Night Swan Intracoastal Bed and Breakfast - New Smyrna Beach
The New Smyrna Museum of History

Central Florida

The Appleton Museum of Art - Ocala

The Yuengling Brewery Tour - Tampa

The Progress Energy Center for the Arts at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg

                                   Southwest Florida

The Patty & Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art

JCC Cruise in Fort Myers

                                       Southeast Florida

Key West Lighthouse and Keepers Quarters Museum

Key West Shipwreck Treasures Museum


May, 2012


Pensacola Museum of Art

Florida Blueberry Festival in Brooksville


Turtle Mound Boat Tours - New Smyrna Beach

Angell and Phelps Chocolate Factor Tour - Daytona Beach

(West) Central

The Armed Forces History Museum in Largo

The Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) in Tampa


Florida Railroad Museum in Parrish

The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota


Crandon Park - Key Biscayne

Homestead-Miami Speedway

April, 2012


Wild About Wakulla Week

Musical Echoes at Fort Walton Beach


Ponce Inlet Lighthouse and Museum

The Beaches Museum and History Park - Jacksonville


Florida Air Museum - Lakeland

The Great American Pie Festival in Celebration and The APC/Crisco National Pie Championships in Orlando


20th Annual Venice Sharks' Tooth Festival

Naples Botanical Garden


Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society and Museum - Key West

The Clewiston Museum

March, 2012


Natural Bridge Battlefield Historical State Park - Woodville

The Air Force Armament Museum - Eglin Air Force Base


Jacksonville Maritime Heritage Center

The Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum - Jacksonville


The Arcadia All-Florida Championship Rodeo

Sun 'n Fun International Fly In - Lakeland

(West) Central

Florida Holocaust Museum - St. Petersburg


Lucia di Lammermooor - at historic Sarasota Opera House
Myakka River State Park - Sarasota

February, 2012


Homosassa Butterfly
Yulee Sugar Mill Ruins State Park

Crystal River Boat Builders


Northeast Florida Scottish Games & Festival - Green Cove Springs

Florida Agricultural Museum - Palm Coast

(West) Central

The Museum of Fine Arts - St. Petersburg


Chalet Suzanne-Lake Wales

Lake Wales Depot Museum

Legoland-Winter Haven



Koreshan State Park - Estero

Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium - Sarasota


20th Annual Florida Renaissance Festival in Deerfield Beach

The Bass Museum of Art - Miami Beach

January, 2012

Northwest Florida

Crystal River Archaeological State Park

Crystal River Preserve State Park

Weeki Wachee Springs State Park

The Chassahowitzka Hotel

Northeast Florida

The Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville (MOCA)

The Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens -Jacksonville

Central Florida

Solomon's Castle - Ona

(West) Central Florida

The Henry B. Plant Museum/The Tampa Bay Hotel

Southwest Florida

Palm Cottage and the Norris Gardens - Naples

West Coast Black Theatre Troupe (WBTT) - Sarasota

Southeast Florida

The Norton Museum of Art - West Palm Beach

Ragtops Motorcars - West Palm Beach

December, 2011

Northwest Florida

Destin Holiday on the Harbour

History and Fishing Museum - Destin

Northeast Florida

Lightner Museum - St. Augustine

St. Augustine - Oldest Wooden Schoolhouse

Central Florida

Highlands Hammock State Park - Sebring

Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens - Winter Park

Southwest Florida

Smallwood Store Museum - Chockoloskee

Boca Grande Lighthouse Museum

Southeast Florida

Miccosukee Indians Art Festival - Miami

Grandview Gardens Bed and Breakfast - West Palm Beach

Whitehall/Flagler Museum - Palm Beach

November, 2011

Northwest Florida

Fort Walton Beach - Gulfarium

Man in the Sea Museum - Panama City Beach

Northeast Florida

Flagler College (Ponce de Leon Hotel) - St. Augustine

St. Augustine - Memorial Presbyterian Church

Central Florida

Water Ski Museum/Hall of Fame and SkiFluid Facility-Polk City

Plant City Pig Jam

Winter Park Concours d'Elegance

Southwest Florida

Boca Grande Lighthouse and Museum

The Gasparilla Inn - Boca Grande

Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre - Fort Myers

Florida Orchestra-The Straz Performing Arts Center-Tampa

Southeast Florida

Cajun Zydeco Fest - Deerfield Beach

Deerfield Island Park

October, 2011

Northwest Florida

Boggy Bayou Mullet Festival-Niceville 

Clearwater Jazz Festival

Northeast Florida

St. Francis Inn - St. Augustine

St. Augustine Scenic Cruise

Ripley's Ghost Train Adventure - St. Augustine 

Central Florida

Jacaranda Hotel - Avon Park

Avon Park Depot Museum

Southwest Florida

Babcock Wilderness Tour - Punta Gorda

Panther Fest - Naples

Muscle Car Museum - Punta Gorda

Southeast Florida

Key Largo Pirates Fest

McKee Botanical Garden - Vero Beach 

September, 2011

Northwest Florida

Morrison Springs

Pensacola Seafood Festival

Northeast Florida

Kennedy Space Center

Central Florida

Harry P. Leu Gardens - Orlando

Polk Museum of Art - Lakeland

Southwest Florida


Emerson Point Preserve

Manatee Historical Village - Bradenton

Southeast Florida

Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum - Key West

Pennekamp State Park - Key Largo

Pennekamp Glass Boat Ride

August, 2011

Northwest Florida

Florida Caverns State Park - Marianna

Port St. Joe - Florida Scallop and Music Festival

Northeast Florida

St. Augustine - Alligator Farm

Ripley's Believe It or Not! - St. Augustine

Central Florida

Orange County Regional Historical Center - Orlando

Lake Placid - Caladium Festival

Clermont - August Stomp

Southwest Florida

Ft. Myers - Burroughs Home and Gardens

Osprey - Historic Spanish Point

Southeast Florida

Fort Lauderdale - The Museum of Discovery and Science

Vizcaya Museum and Gardens - Miami

May, 2011

Panacea-Annual Blue Crab Festival

Big River Roundup Florida Flathead Catfish Tournament

Ocala - Pig Out!

Northeast Florida

Fernandina Beach-Fort Clinch State Park - Period Re-enactments

White Springs - Florida Folk Festival

April, 2011

Northwest Florida

Panama City - St. Andrews State Park

Panama City Beach - Gulf Coast Horse Shows & Music Festival

Northeast Florida

Jacksonsville - Anheuser-Busch Tour

Jacksonville Beach - Springing the Blues Festival


  Central Florida

Winter Park -The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art


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