Interests

July 11, 2019

A Very Special "California Special"

A Fellow Enthusiast Shares Her Ride

Over the past year, Christina Zaaijer has been an attendee at most of the car and truck shows we have had the pleasure to cover.  So we are delighted to share her experience to date ...

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April 24, 2019

Boating Along The Suncoast

A Great Way To Spend A Weekend..or Two!

This time of the year is special in SW Florida. While other areas of the country are still experiencing chilly temperatures, grey skies, and even snow in some cases; our area is basking in bright sunny days with mild temperatures and ...

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Feb. 27, 2019

Cycling On The Sun Coast

A Great Way To Enjoy The SW Florida Sunshine

SW Florida is known for its year ‘round warm climate, sunny days, and mild sea breezes. When you add the diverse landscapes from the gulf waters and beaches to the inland greenspaces and waterways we have the perfect playground for a ...

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Feb. 15, 2019

TECO's Manatee Viewing Center

A Wonderful Experience for Nature Lovers

As the waters of the Gulf of Mexico cool, a quiet little estuary off of Tampa Bay becomes a popular hangout for aquatic life. The Big Bend Power Station's discharge canal in Apollo Beach provides a clean, warm water refuge for manatees, sting ...

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Jan. 8, 2019

2018 - A Year Of Giving

Giving Back To The Community In Our Own Special Way

We consider ourselves blessed to be living and working here in Southwest Florida.  Which is why we at SW Florida Homes Group are delighted to give back to the community.  We accomplish this in a rather unique way ...

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Dec. 15, 2018

Florida Railroad Museum

Preserving Florida’s Railroad History

In the small town of Parrish in northern Manatee County the Florida Railroad Museum brings the past alive when most commonly traveled by train. Operating approximately six miles of track, the museum offers train excursions from Parrish to Willow using vintage equipment from around the state ...

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Nov. 19, 2018

Silly Statistics or Intriguing Insights?

Interesting Facts From The Recent Gamble Plantation Car and Truck Show

During the later part of the 19th century, British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli famously exclaimed that: "There are three kinds of lies:  lies, damned lies and statistics."  Being in the real estate profession, we routinely rely on ...

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Sept. 17, 2018

Ringling Museum

Experience Ringling Museum of Art on National Museum Day. For Free!

National Museum Day is coming up this Saturday, September 22nd. This annual celebration is championed by the Smithsonian magazine and encourages cultural institutes across the country to participate with free admission. Our very own Ringling Museum of Art, including ...

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Sept. 7, 2018

DeSoto National Memorial

Manatee County’s Hidden Historical Gem

Tucked away in the northwest corner of Bradenton rests a tranquil preserve where peaceful overlooks view the surrounding waterways and trails intertwine under plush mangroves, majestic oaks, and soft pines. Where the modern world gives way to an old Florida setting and a history that ...

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Aug. 31, 2018

South Florida Museum

Explore History, The Far Reaches Of The Cosmos, and Manatees At The South Florida Museum

Aaahhh! Labor Day weekend is upon us. A time when we usually take an extended break to spend with family and friends cooking out or playing at the beach. Some of us will do a ...

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