st augustine

Florida is home to several invasive species, and no, we’re not talking about the seasonal snowbirds or Florida Man. Pythons, iguanas, and wild boar are just a few of the animals that run amuck in the Sunshine State. And wild monkeys in Florida? Oh, we’ve got plenty of them, too. Particularly of the herpes-carrying variety, and now they’ve been seen migrating to the First Coast and other areas in the northeast of Florida.

While most of Twitter seems unphased and is even making light of the situation with memes and jokes, many are worried — and these monkeys should not be tampered with.

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While we know sharks & other marine life call our oceans home, you can't always see where they lurk within the salty depths. Thanks to Ocearch however, we can see some of what swims (and where they are) along our coastlines & multiple massive sharks are swarming Florida's east coast right now.

The sharks we can see are tagged by Ocearch; an organization with a focus on the conservation of marine life through research & outreach efforts, learning more about their behaviors through tracking.

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From the waterfalls of the Panhandle to the gators of the Everglades, this road trip will lead you on a stunning journey through the Sunshine State. You'll see everything from a 500-year-old city to crystal-clear natural springs. If you're looking for epic Florida road trip ideas, look no further than this list & get ready for an adventure you won't soon forget.

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What makes the holidays so magical is the ambiance: towering trees, the smell of pine, and of course, the warm glow of twinkling lights. All over the world, people decorate their homes, businesses, and communities to transform them into illuminated wonderlands during the holiday, so much so that it’s even become a worldwide competition. And soon, one of the world’s best light displays in St. Augustine will be opening soon.

The award-winning display will be showing for the 26th year in a row, and you can even take a trolley through the best areas.

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When Santa Season comes around a sprinkle of enchantment comes with it, singing to our ever romantic hearts. If you're looking for magical date ideas for the 2019 Holiday season, look no further than this list.

From sweet shops & locks of love to trolly's, trains, & large light displays, you'll find a little bit of everything on this list. Without further ado, grab your boo and make it a magical night to remember.

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