February . . . It’s All About Fenders and Foodies!

I had meant for the title of this blog to be “February . . . it’s all about Feathers, Fenders and Foodies,” but alas, one of the two teams going to the Superbowl this year are not birds of a feather so to speak. Although honorable mention will be given to the Superbowl’s venue in the big easy – a touristy site if ever there was one, at the end of this blog.

Daytona 500 practice run
Daytona 500 practice run – Image from Wikimedia Commons
I’ve always thought of February as being a ho hum month, except for Valentines Day of course. If you’re one of those outdoorsy types; you know, snow bunny, skier, skater, angel wings maker, and are fortunate enough to live where snow flakes abound then you probably favor the month of February. For many others though this is the time of year when most days are dreary, some cold, possibly some snow and ice, but for the most part just blah! There are exceptions though, like sunny Florida, where tourism seems to shine even on a cloudy day.
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No Matter Where Your Travels Take You . . . .

Who would have thought that February, which many do not consider the ideal month to travel in to also be one of the most popular months of the year for tourism.

Certainly you have to list the sunny shores of Florida and the Daytona 500, which happens to be February 26th this year, as one of the key reasons to travel south, especially if you live in the frigid northern climes.  Just being able to shed all those extra layers of clothing and drink in the sea air is enough reason to trek down I-75 or I-95.
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Time for Reflection . . .

The saying, where does the time go certainly applies when looking back at our travel blog.  While researching topics to blog about, we might take the cue from our readers, a specific location, special events that have yet to take place or upcoming holidays.  Before we know it the present and future have become the past.  We try to provide our readers with timely information, … Continue reading Time for Reflection . . .

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500 Miles of Excitement and More

Since 1959, fans have gone along on the wild 500 mile ride during The Daytona 500!  No matter if you are sitting in the stands, in the middle of the infield, or glued to your TV set, if you are a NASCAR fan, the month of February signals kick off for a year of car racing competition. For many, The Daytona 500 is considered the … Continue reading 500 Miles of Excitement and More

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