Daytrip - Exploring Melbourne, Florida

Daytrip - Exploring Melbourne, Florida

Melbourne is an easy hour and fifteen minutes from downtown Orlando, and tolls and highways make the trip simple.  (The alternative is a longer scenic route takes you through Fort Christmas which is another great stop on Hwy 50.)

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Visit Mini Animals at Lil' Bit of Life Farm

Visit Mini Animals at Lil' Bit of Life Farm

Lil’ Bit of Life Farm’s message is "Healing with a little help from our friends".  Owner Tracey Rinehart has poured her heart and soul into developing her mission to provide healing with four-legged friends.  "Horses train us to have balance, feelings of strength, coordination, confidence, grace, and peace." Tracey’s first horse, Bailey, taught her these very things, and she wants to share.

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Five Hours in St. Augustine, Florida

Five Hours in St. Augustine, Florida

First stop of the morning was the the Hotel Ponce de Leon.  We took the tour of this mansion.  Given by Flagler students, every dollar of the tour fee goes back to student tuition and scholarships.  Our tour guide, Blake, knew every spot to point out, every door to approach, and shared secrets even we can't share here.  So much drama in this beautifully designed space. 

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Gallery: Hyatt & Cici Brown Museum of Art

Gallery: Hyatt & Cici Brown Museum of Art

EPISODE 1: Hyatt and Cici Brown collected over 23 hundred pieces of Florida artwork. And what do you do with such as massive collection of art? For the Browns, there was only one answer…by sharing their collection by creating the Cici and Hyatt Brown Museum of Art in Daytona, Florida.

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