Florida’s Endemic Bird: The Florida Scrub-Jay

Experiencing A1A will bring you the opportunity to spot much wildlife; along with its numerous zoos, marine mammal parks, and nature centers, venturing into the many miles of hiking trails, kayaking/canoeing trails, and boating opportunities will connect you to an abundance of wildlife and marine life. (SAT word—endemic is what one refers to as a… Continue reading Florida’s Endemic Bird: The Florida Scrub-Jay

A Saturday on A1A: St. Augustine’s Lincolnville, Oldest House, and Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Along A1A are many fascinating sites that make up the Florida Black Heritage Trail. In St. Augustine, heritage trail sites span from 1728 when the Spanish governor allowed runaway slaves from colonial colonies to come to St. Augustine for freedom in exchange for loyalty to the King of Spain and conversion to Catholicism, to the… Continue reading A Saturday on A1A: St. Augustine’s Lincolnville, Oldest House, and Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

A Dozen Reasons to Visit St. Augustine’s Fountain of Youth and Walkable Sites

Tired of lying in the sunshine, staying home to watch the rainYou are young and life is long, and there is time to kill todayAnd then one day you find ten years have got behind youNo one told you when to run, you missed the starting gun…. The lines above come from Pink Floyd’s 1973… Continue reading A Dozen Reasons to Visit St. Augustine’s Fountain of Youth and Walkable Sites

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Oliver and I at the Florida Cracker Cafe, St. Augustine, Florida.
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Hello! I’m Phil, a fourth-generation Floridian who loves to get on the road and drive. I’ve been to 48 of the 50 United States, and have driven roads such as the Alaska Highway and the Dalton Highway—as far north as you can go in North America. However, Florida’s A1A is what truly touches my heart and soul, even with its idiosyncrasies. I look forward to sharing all my A1A adventures with you

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