Lonely Planet’s best spring break destinations
Finally, spring. And after months of blizzards, snow days and record-breaking bad weather, it’s about time. But where to go? Shake off those memories of winter and last bits of snow with one of our spring getaways...
Places in Florida
After years of building a reputation as the destination for beer-swilling college students on raucous spring breaks, Fort Lauderdale now angles for a slightly more mature and sophisticated crowd. Think martinis rather than tequila shots, jazz concerts instead of wet T-shirt contests.
The Keys, like any frontier, have always been defined by two ‘E’s’: edge and eccentric. And when it came to the far frontier, the very edge, the last outpost of America – out here, only the most eccentric would dare venture. And thus, Key West: the most beautifully strange (or is it strangely beautiful?) island in the US. This place is seriously screwy, in a (mostly) good way.
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Florida gets fresh: best local food experiences in the Sunshine State
Behind the palm-fringed beaches and the dazzling draw of Disney, a food revolution is quietly taking root in Florida’s backyards...
Exploring South Beach
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Top 10 unusual places to go wine tasting in the US
Think wine in the US only comes from the west coast? Intrepid and weather-defying vintners are beating the odds and producing wines across this diverse land, from the bucolic shores of Vermont’s Lake Champlain to the ...
Dining beyond Disney: a guide to Orlando's locavore food scene
Everyone knows that Walt Disney World is the happiest place on earth, but until recently it was hardly the healthiest...