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10 Places To Get Away from It All in Florida

These idyllic locales offer quiet escapes, often surrounded by pristine nature. Story by Jim Byers, Vacay.ca Writer Miami is a bustling spot. Ditto for Disney and Tampa Bay. But there are plenty of quiet corners in the Sunshine State, often right under your nose. Here’s a look at this Florida lover’s favourite places to get away…

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In Dunedin, Florida you’ll find Blue Jays, brews and beaches galore

 This hot spot is proving to be much more than a destination for spring-training baseball. Story by Jim Byers Vacay.ca Writer DUNEDIN, FLORIDA — A beach consistently rated among the best in the United States. Florida’s oldest craft brewery. An adorable, walkable downtown. And drag queen bingo. There’s a reason folks refer to this town…

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Rescued turtles find refuge at Marathon hospital in Florida Keys

Story by Petti Fong Vacay.ca Editor MARATHON, FLORIDA — Look closely at descriptions of the turtles in rehabilitation at the Turtle Hospital and one of the first things you’ll notice are the names. The identities of the turtles sheltered at the hospital in Marathon, a small city about one hour by car north of Key West,…

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Grouper is king at Frenchy’s Grill in Clearwater Beach, Florida

Clearwater Beach restaurant brings local fish straight to your table. Story by Rod Charles, Vacay.ca Deputy Editor CLEARWATER BEACH, FLORIDA — Sitting on the white-hot sand of Clearwater Beach is a bright yellow restaurant named Frenchy’s Rockaway Grill. The person to thank for this legendary local hangout is Canadian entrepreneur and restauranteur Michael Preston, also known…

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