How to Explore the St. Petersburg Pier

Located on 26 acres, St. Pete Pier has plenty to do for every visitor. It doesn’t matter if you’re visiting with friends, on a date or taking the kids out for a day in the sun. There won’t be a lack of activities to explore. As you enter the pier at the east end of 1st Street S., you’ll find the Marketplace where local artists and vendors sell products out of their kiosks. If you look to your left as you walk towards the water, you’ll find the St. Petersburg Museum of History. While technically

Volkswagen Camper Van - A Fun Way To Get Out

Camping is something a lot of people have been thinking about lately. It’s a great way to get outside with your friends or family while still not being right on top of people. One unique way to go camping is to do it in a Volkswagen camper van. If you’re live in or are planning on visiting the St. Petersburg/Tampa area, you can rent a Volkswagen camper van from Florida Old Scool Campers. We rented one a few years back, and it’s still a great memory for my family. Here’s a recap of where we went

11 Travel-Friendly Honeymoon Beauty Products from Black-Owned Brands

The wedding is over, now it’s time to relax! But that doesn’t mean letting your skincare and beauty routine slide. Keeping your skin refreshed and maintained is just as important for couples on their honeymoon as it was prior to the wedding. Here are 11 skincare and beauty products from Black-owned businesses that are perfect for the honeymoon and small enough (under 3.4 oz) for carry-on luggage.

Florida Black Heritage Trail

Black history in Florida goes back hundreds of years. From the time Spanish explorers first arrived, African descendants have helped develop the state to what it is. To recognize these contributions, the Florida’s Visitors Bureau created the Florida Black Heritage Trail. Highlighting locations where these events happened, the trail tells the story of Black Floridians. Here’s some suggestions of places to visit from the Florida Black Heritage Trail: The Old Florida exhibit at Tallahassee Museum

Best Places For RV and Tent Camping in Florida

Ready to get outside and enjoy nature? If you’ve had enough of being inside, a great way to get the family out is to go camping. Florida is known for its theme parks, but did you know that there are some excellent places to go camping? Here are some of the best places for RV and tent camping in Florida. Note: Be sure to check individual sites to see if they are open. Florida State Parks began re-opening their camping sites on May 21, 2020 on a limited basis. Cabin rentals at Florida State Park

Day Trips From St. Petersburg, FL

There’s a good reason why St. Petersburg, FL is known as ‘The Sunshine City’ – with an average of 248 days of sun per year, St. Pete is always a fun time and a great place. to visit. Once you’ve arrived though, what should you do? There’s lot of great things to take advantage of in the city and surrounding areas. So here are some great day trips from St. Petersburg that you can do: The largest collection of Salvador Dali paintings and sculptures outside of Europe is located in downtown St. Pete

8 Great Things To Do In Nashville

Disclosure: I was provided free tickets to several of the attractions below by the Nashville Visitor’s Bureau. All opinions are my own. Music City. Athens of the South. The Home of Country Music. Known by a variety of nicknames, Nashville, Tennessee is a city of many faces. Home to museums, music halls, artistic venues and excellent food, Nashville definitely has something for everyone. Here are some pointers about things to do in Nashville. 8 Great Things To Do In Nashville Hosting walking t

Caladesi Island State Park

Often voted as one of the best beaches in the United States, Caladesi Island State Park is a reprieve from the crowds and busyness that can take over the surrounding area. Caladesi Island is an un-developed barrier island that harkens back to another time in Florida’s history. With fine white sands, clear water from the Gulf of Mexico that is between 75 and 88 degrees Fahrenheit, excellent shelling opportunities and lots of peace & quiet, Caladesi Island is the perfect place to get away from so

Hillsborough River State Park

Built during the Great Depression by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and one of the first of Florida’s state parks, Hillsborough River State Park is located on about 3,000 acres and offers a variety of activities for the everyone. The lands have been inhabited by humans for thousands of years and there are examples of different time periods including from the Second Seminole War and the Great Depression. Today the park is available for a variety of activities and home to some class II ra

Kids and the Arts Scene in St. Petersburg, Florida

By Marcea Cazel, guest blogger and founder of My Cornacopia Located on the west coast of Florida, near some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, sits St. Petersburg. Once known as “God’s Waiting Room” and at one time a run-down shadow of a city, St. Petersburg in the past several years has exploded into a major arts and creative mecca. With a vibrant downtown area, community events, museums and tours, it’s a great place to connect kids and the arts scene in St. Petersburg, Florida for an

Grand Velas Riviera Maya All-Inclusive Luxury

Disclosure: I was provided complimentary accommodations while visiting this hotel. All opinions are my own. Have you ever dreamed of having a perfect vacation? One where your every request was fulfilled. Where the people working there worked efficiently to make sure they didn’t disturb you. Where the food was spectacular, the pools and beaches sublime and the drinks cool and refreshing to make you feel like you were a member of royalty. Your dream can become a reality thanks to Grand Velas Rivi
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