Sometimes, a weekend away is just what you need. How great would it be if you didn’t have to go too far to enjoy that perfect holiday atmosphere for a couple of days? Luckily, Florida offers a fantastic selection of great weekend getaways for its residents. This means that you can reach your holiday destination with a short drive and enjoy a few days away and come back home fully relaxed.
Naples sits on the Gulf of Mexico in Southwest Florida and is highly popular as a high-end holiday destination. Famous for its shopping, sophisticated culture and extravagant dining, Naples is often sought out by those who are willing to splurge. However, if you are on a budget, Naples also offers a range of affordable accommodation options with great attractions and plenty of activities for the whole family. Third Street South and Fifth Avenue in historic downtown Naples is one of the most popular spots for shopping, art galleries, home décor shops and clothing boutiques. A meal with a view of the Gulf is a perfect end to a day in Naples and there are plenty of options to choose from.
If you are looking for the perfect beach getaway, Clearwater is the ideal pick. Home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the state, Clearwater is all about relaxation and beach-side fun. You can enjoy a fishing trip, lay down on the beach with a great book, get pampered at one of the many spas or enjoy the white beaches while enjoying a stunning view. With accommodation options ranging from world-class luxury establishments all the way to affordable inns, there is something for everyone at Clearwater.
If you plan on getting away from it all, be sure to consider the beautiful island city of Key West. From heart-pumping activities such as sailing, snorkeling and diving to watching a beautiful sunset while strolling down a quiet street, Key West is the perfect holiday destination for a quick getaway. Duval Street in particular stands out as a popular tourist spot in Key West with its many cafes, bars and local shops. The island also offers unique architectural attractions, a chance to peek in to the life of Ernest Hemingway and a selection of humorous headstones at the Key West City Cemetery.
Considered to be the oldest city in the Nation, St. Augustine is a fantastic holiday destination with much to offer. Aside from the many beach activities, the city of St. Augustine offers exciting helicopter rides, wild animal reserves, living museums and plenty of historic attractions to enjoy. The city boasts over 400 years of history and was founded back in 1565. Whether you are a history buff or not, the city offers a chance to get lost in the narrow lanes, marvel at the historic artifacts in the many museums and to revel in the glory of land marks such as the “Fountain of Youth” or Castillo de San Marcos, the oldest masonry fort in the United States.
The beautiful cities of Florida make it an amazing place to live year round or visit for half of the year. If you’re hearing the beaches and warm weather call you, Frankel Realty can assist you find the perfect home. Call us on (561) 427-2154 and our realtors will be happy to show you exclusive listings.