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Eat Jupiter Donuts, Florida

Driving between Dunedin and Tarpon Springs I saw a donut shop I didn’t know existed. I had heard of Jupiter Donuts [32130 US Hwy 19 N, Palm Harbor, FL 34684] on the Atlantic Coast (and sadly didn’t get a shot … Continue reading

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An afternoon in Safety Harbor, Florida

Whimzeyland, 1206 3rd St N, Safety Harbor, FL 34695 Got a bit of extra time in your day? Stop by this fun, free, wonky, roadside attraction that is the essence of whimsy. I felt a little shy going in at … Continue reading

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Play Pinball in Dunedin, Florida

Let’s be clear. I wouldn’t say, come to Dunedin for pinball if you are visiting from out of town. However if you happen to be coming to Dunedin for other reasons (there are plenty!) and are looking to play some … Continue reading

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Breweries of Dunedin, Florida

Dunedin, a small town on the Gulf Coast has a half dozen breweries. Can you quest to quaff them all? My own brewery crawl hit half of them saving the rest for next year! Dunedin Brewery, 937 Douglas Ave Dunedin, … Continue reading

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Kayak to Caladesi Island State Park, Florida

Contender for loveliest place on earth, Caladesi Island State Park is one of the few completely natural islands left in Florida. It is a nature lover’s paradise whose perfect sugary white sand that has been voted best beach in North … Continue reading

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How to spend a day in Dunedin, Florida

Dunedin is a little town with a whole lot of fun – perfect for a day trip. The name is the capital of Scotland, and it was Scottish families that originally settled the area in the 19th century. Try out … Continue reading

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Hiking around Tarpon Springs, Florida

If you’re looking to take a hike in the area (and hike off some of that Greek food) there are two nice spots to try out. Brooker Creek Preserve, 3940 Keystone Rd, Tarpon Springs, FL 34688 The largest natural area … Continue reading

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