Top Lakeside Getaways Near South Florida

Whether you’re an avid angler, a wildlife and nature lover, or just grateful for a little sunshine and blue water, south Florida’s abundance of lakes provides a great place to look to for a relaxing lakeside getaway. While many think initially of Florida’s miles of saltwater drenched coastline, its pristine lakes also draw visitors from around the world. From the largest of south Florida’s lakes Lake Okeechobee to the aptly named Lake Alligator, there are an abundance of natural fresh-water lakes to visit. In true Floridian fashion, the hospitality-driven area has a variety of beautiful lakeside venues to go along with these natural attractions. Below, you’ll find the top five of the many lakeside getaways in south Florida.

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Top Spots To Go On A Picnic In South Florida

Looking for a place to have your picnic for National Picnic Day? We’ve got five locations that offer stunning views and palatial estates all for under $15 bucks.


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Top Spots For Southern Comfort Food In South Florida

Let the visions of these comfort food menu items dance in your heads as you read, then run out to any of these five restaurants to have the best Southern Comfort food in South Florida.



Top Bars To Spend Your Tax Refund

Celebrate and enjoy tax season and your tax refund at these five South Florida businesses



Top BLTs In South Florida

People put bacon on everything so this article is dedicated to the sandwich where bacon is the main dish, the BLT. Find out which restaurants put a twist on the standard BLT with add-ins like fried green tomatoes and avocados and which restaurants stuck to the original recipe.


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Top Spots To Buy Women’s Athletic Wear In South Florida

Get fit and fabulous with the right workout gear.


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Top Used Bookstores In South Florida

Drop Everything And Read Day is a month-long celebration of the written word. To help with planning what to read, here is a list of five bookstore to visit and browse the collections of books.



Top Hotels With A View Near South Florida

Ready to see something amazing? At these hotels, the amazing is everyday with spectacular views in every direction, you’re never going to want to go home.



Top Playgrounds For A Playdate In South Florida

Are you looking for a fun, safe place for the little ones to work out some energy? There are hundreds of parks in the greater Miami-Dade and Broward Counties. There are both outdoor and indoor playgrounds for use when the Florida weather is wet or chilly. While indoor playgrounds are more structured and costly outdoor playgrounds allow for more imaginative play.


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Ask An Expert: Fashion Forward Thinking For The Season In Miami

The spring fashion trends explained by an emerging Miami fashion talent.