Awesome Florida! Florida's Vacation and Beach Guide

What's new at Awesome Florida! Florida's Vacation and Beach Guide.

07/08/2013 06:42 AM
Busch Gardens Summer Nights is in full swing
Midway through its June through August run, Busch Gardens Summer Nights is open for after-dark thrills and entertainment. Ride the roller coasters after dark and enjoy the park activities and entertainment during the cooler evening hours in summer.

06/08/2013 06:51 AM
SeaWorld's Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin is open
Cruise through Antarctic-like environment in high-tech, trackless, motion vehicles and be immersed in a spectacle of sights and sounds of the icy wonderland that is home to the penguins.

05/30/2013 05:52 AM
It's Stingray Season - Be Careful on the beaches!
As the water warms, stingrays begin to congregate near Florida beaches. The season usually starts around May and goes through October. Unfortunately, this is also the time when most people also go to the same beaches! Stepping on a stingray can lead to a very painful injury from its poisonous barb thrust by its tail.

05/23/2013 09:22 AM
Another Florida Best Beaches list!
From Senior Leisure Travel, the 8 best Florida beaches.

05/09/2013 08:16 AM
15 Florida Companies Make the Fortune 500 List
Each year Fortune Magazine publishes a list of the top 500 public companies based on revenue. This year Florida had fifteen on the list.

05/05/2013 01:12 PM
Coast-to-Coast Trailway Under Consideration?
Inclusion for consideration in the State budget is funding to complete gaps in a coast-to-coast biking/walking trailway.

05/02/2013 11:08 AM
Royal Caribbean Places New Ship At Port Canaveral
Royal Caribbean replaced the smaller Monarch of the Seas with the Enchantment of the Seas at Port Canaveral on Florida's east coast. 

04/28/2013 06:53 AM
Online (only) University Approved for Florida.
The Florida legislature and Governor Scott have approved a plan to establish an online only university offering. The university will offer fully accredited college courses leading to bachelor's degree without the need to attend a physical facility. 

04/25/2013 09:58 AM
Lights Out to Protect Sea Turtles
Sea turtle hatching season is upon us. These endangered species need all the help they can get to improve their survival rate as they struggle to the sea.

02/29/2012 08:08 AM
Honda Grand Prix of St. Petersburg
When: March 23 - 25, 2012 Where: St. Petersburg, FL What: High-horsepower, adrenalin-pumping, Grand Prix racing among the streets of St. Petersburg. The 1.8 mile course runs along the waterfront district and downtown St. Petersburg with 14 winding turns passing Pioneer Park, Salvador Dali Museum, Progress Energy Center for the Arts and onto the runways of Albert Whitted Airport!