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NASCAR Fans “Gear Up” for Independence Day Weekend

It is that time again. And while some families will be going out on the town or heading to their local fireworks display to sit on the lawn and watch the rockets’ red glare as the local firefighters put on an awesome display, there are thousands of others headed to Daytona in order to witness one of NASCAR’s mot anticipated events: The COKE ZERO 400 being held in the one and only Motorsports Stadium in the entire world.

Happy 4th of July!

This Week in St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra

June 27, 2016  Monday – Thursday, June 27 – 30   World Golf Hall of Fame IMAX 3D Independence Day: Resurgence We always knew they were coming back. After Independence Day redefined the event movie genre, the next epic chapter delivers global catastrophe on an unimaginable scale. Admission is $13 adults; $12 students/seniors/military; $10 children ages […]

From Food to Fireworks: The “Best” in July 4th Celebrations

  From Food to Fireworks: The “Best” in July 4th Celebrations by Amy Lignor   We’re all familiar with the celebration of “independence” held in Washington D.C. every year. The red, white and blue blasting into the sky over the cradle of our democracy reminds one and all what it means to be an American…what […]

Celebrating the Red, White & Blue in a Lovely Shade of Green

  Celebrating the Red, White & Blue in a Lovely Shade of Green by Amy Lignor   It’s almost time… The weekend comes where we all get together with friends, watch an exhilarating show of lights and sounds, and salute the flag as we celebrate the fact that we are honored to be Americans. But […]

Nashville: One of the South’s Most Affordable Vacation Destinations

Nashville: One of the South’s Most Affordable Vacation Destinations By Burt Carey   Nashville has been turning out sweet tea and country music stars for generations and is still home to the iconic Grand Ole Opry. What you might find surprising is that it’s one of the most affordable summer vacation spots in the United […]

How the Rockets Can be Green This July 4th!

How the Rockets Can be Green This July 4th!   When summer comes along only good and happy thoughts appear. The kids are out of school – free to ride those bikes and head outside for a little freedom after being holed up in the classroom all winter long. Parents are ecstatic because the polar […]

“Reach the Beach” Program

“Reach the Beach” Program to Help St. Johns County Residents and Visitors Enjoy the Sand, Sun, and Surf During Independence Day Weekend   St. Johns County, FL. – St. Johns County is taking unprecedented steps to help residents and visitors enjoy the sun, sand, and surf this Independence Day Holiday weekend with the launch of the Reach […]

St. Augustine: 4th of July on the Water

Florida By Water has released its 2011 list of places where you can view fireworks from your boat. Thus far, more than 30 locations have been submitted by local Chambers of Commerce as well as Tourism and Visitor bureaus from across the Sunshine State. Florida is one of the few states that can offer this […]

Oldest City Throws Birthday Bash for America

Fireworks, Hotel Deals, Concerts, Art Walk…And More! STAR-SPANGLED EVENTS SET FOR JULY 4TH IN ST. AUGUSTINE, PONTE VEDRA & THE BEACHES A spectacular fireworks show high above the ancient Castillo de San Marcos and reflected in the waters of Matanzas Bay is just one of many memorable July 4th weekend events set for St. Augustine, […]