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Tallahassee Jazz and Blues Festival

Saturday, March 19th, 2011

The 20th Annual Tallahassee Jazz and Blues Festival takes place April 9 and 10, 2011, at the Tallahassee Museum outdoor stage. Fans, mark your calendars. Tallahassee FL Bed and Breakfasts are ready to welcome you.

Expect to hear all types of jazz and blues at the Tallahassee Jazz and Blues Festival: fusion and swing, classic and contemporary. There’ll be piano based jazz and horn driven blues, tight ensembles and loud big bands. Bring your dancing shoes – you may find it hard to stay seated.

April 9 and 10, 2011.

The Tallahassee Jazz and Blues Festival line-up includes:

  • Royal Garden Dixieland Band
  • Swingin’ Harpoon Blues Band
  • Riverbreeze

The Jazz and Blues Festival runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m on Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Sleep in and then indulge in a gourmet breakfast at your Tallahassee Bed and Breakfast before the show; relax on the porch of your inn with a cool drink in your hand afterwards.

Additional information about the Tallahassee Jazz and Blues Festival is available at the Tallahassee Museum.

The Historic Rossetter House Museum and Gardens

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

If you should tire of relaxing on the beach, boating, and playing in the surf during your next Melbourne Beach Florida Bed and Breakfast Vacation, consider a trip to the Historic Rossetter House Museum and Gardens.

The Rossetter House

The museum and gardens include the James Wadsworth Rossetter House (built in 1908), the William P. Roesch House (1901), and the 1865 Houston Family Memorial Cemetery. The homes have been restored to their original condition, and provide an interesting glimpse into how successful families lived in the early 1900s. (more…)

Tarpon Springs: Greeks and Sponges

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

Tarpon Springs was settled by enterprising Greek immigrants at the end of the 19th century. Located at the mouth of the Anclote River in Central West Florida, Tarpon Springs was an ideal place for them to practice sponge diving, a trade their families had practiced for generations in Greece.

sponges

Sponge diving is alive and well in Tarpon Springs.

Indeed, sponges were abundant in the Gulf of Mexico at the turn of the 20th century, and Tarpon Springs thrived. Dodecanese Street, where shops and eateries face rows of docks, positively bustled with activity. So long as the sponges were healthy and numerous, so were the businesses of Tarpon Springs. (more…)

Fantasy of Flight in Central East Florida

Monday, January 3rd, 2011

Flight museums hold an inexplicable allure for many people, perhaps because the fact that people can fly continues to be astonishing even now, more than 100 years after the Wright Brothers’ first flight.

Guests of Central East Florida Bed and Breakfasts will find Fantasy of Flight, in Polk City Florida, to be a unique aviation museum, and one well worth a visit. Visitors may examine more than 40 rare and vintage aircraft housed in a lovely Art Deco facility. In addition, guided tours of the working restoration and maintenance areas are offered – a rare treat, indeed. (more…)

Visit Kennedy Space Center

Monday, September 13th, 2010
Endeavour Space Shuttle Blastoff

Past launch of Endeavour Space Shuttle.

Planning to visit Florida? Consider a trip to the Kennedy Space Center, in Central East Florida. Even if you plan to spend the bulk of your vacation hitting the beaches or golf courses, you’ll find a trip to Cape Canaveral a worthwhile expedition.

Kennedy Space Center offers a daily tour entitled Cape Canaveral: Then and Now.  Participants visit the Air Force Space & Missile Museum and relive the launch of the country’s first satellite. Visitors witness the site where Alan Shepard launched in America’s first human spaceflight. Today’s active rocket program is explained, and the tour concludes at the Apollo/Saturn V Center. (more…)

Escape to Miami Triathlon

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

The “2010 Escape to Miami Triathlon” will on Sunday, September 26, in Southeast Florida. Triathletes should consider lodging at Miami bed and breakfasts while in town for the big event. After all, you’ll be putting your body through an extreme workout – you deserve to be pampered a little.

After getting up early and running, swimming and cycling your way around Miami, you’ll be happy you decided to stay in a bed and breakfast Miami. Collapse in a comfortable bed at the end of the day, and feast on a breakfast for champions in the morning. Stay a few days, or treat yourself to a week in paradise.

Miami´s MacArthur Causeway at Twilight

Will you be swimming in these waters during the Escape to Miami Triathlon?

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