March 6th, 2014
Travel

‘Forgotten Florida, Found’

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“(S)even miles of soft, uncrowded beaches”, sounds lovely and perfect right about now. Gasparilla Island, with it’s sole town, Boca Grande, is in my sights. My mother winters in Naples, which is just down the coast. Last weekend, the WSJ ran a round-up of old, classic-feeling Florida spots and Gasparilla is like a siren song to my winter-weary self.

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  • I’m right there with you. We have just booked 10 days in Florida for the month of April. I’ve had enough of this winter!

    ChennillMarch 6th, 2014  10:25 AM

     
  • Welcome to my backyard, Preston! Florida is both happiness and soothing therapy during the late fall and winter months…enjoy your time here, and look me up sometime!!!

    SheriMarch 6th, 2014  2:57 PM

     
  • Boca Grande is one of Florida’s few secrets. Love love love it there. Stop by Newlins market for some of the freshest take out food in town and say hi to my friend, Kim Newlin. You will adore her

    MargaretMarch 6th, 2014  7:30 PM

     
  • Looks like heaven! Extremely charming and appealing right about now.

    ColleenMarch 6th, 2014  9:23 PM

     
  • One of our favorite places! We were there last week and it was warm and relaxing.

    Heidi WeddendorfMarch 8th, 2014  8:29 PM

     

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