Road Trip Hits: Florida Edition

Road Trip Hits: Florida Edition

There Are Places That Everyone Will Love
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Summer is almost here and that means that it's the time for road trips and new memories with friends. Where do you go? From the nature lovers to the foodies, there are places for you to visit right here in Florida! Here are the top five spots nature-wise to hit on your next road trip!


1. Coral Castle: Homestead, FL

Coral Castle was constructed by Edward Leedskalnin allegedly after the love of his life broke his heart. The legend has it that he built this Coral Castle all alone by excavating, carving, and erecting around an incredible 2.2 million pounds of coral rock.


2. Ravine Gardens State Park: Palatka, FL

Ravine Gardens State Park is considered a botanical garden with incredible hiking trails and nature walks. There are two ravines located on the site and numerous pathways to investigate the beautiful nature.


3. Florida Caverns State Park: Marianna, FL

Florida Caverns State Park is the only state park in Florida that offers cave tours to the public in order to view the limestone stalactites that still remain. The park is also a campground where hiking and fishing occur. However, it's the cave tours that make this state park a real hidden gem in Florida!


4. Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens: Delray Beach, FL

Visiting the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens is a visual experience that is designed to be individual to each person who visits the area. There are six gardens located here that all draw on influential and prominent Japanese gardens to create a zen space for anyone who visits.


5. Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park: Key Biscayne, FL

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park has the oldest structure in Miami: a lighthouse constructed in 1825. The beach where the lighthouse is situated on is the seventh on the "Top 10 Beaches in America." There are also guided tours that are focused on visiting this hidden gem of a lighthouse!


Food-wise, there are many hidden gems that deserve special attention and that are a must for any Florida road trip! Here are the top five restaurants!


1. VERO Italian Restaurant: Miami, FL

VERO Italian Restaurant serves authentic and tasty Italian cuisine and pizza. The restaurant is found in downtown Miami and its rustic decor combined with its authentic food take you to a small Tuscan village in Italy.


2. Chucherias Hondurenas Restaurant: Holly Hill, FL

Chucherias Hondurenas Restaurant was opened seven years ago and this quaint restaurant offers a cozy vibe that serves fusions of Spanish, Caribbean, and Central American cuisine. The food is always vibrant and full of flavor.


3. Visa O-1: Miami, FL

Visa O-1 is a newer hidden gem near Miami Beach, FL. They make traditional pizza pies and also specialty pies such as the Star of Luca Pizza that has a delicious ricotta-filled crust. Crispy crust plus a beautiful smooth sauce plus gooey ricotta equals a mouth-watering pizza!


4. The Avenue Eat/Drink: St. Petersburg, FL

The Avenue Eat/Drink should be on the road trip stop list for every burger lover! With creative names like Gunslinger or The Goodnight, The Avenue Eat/Drink has a burger for whatever mood you're in, including the Mac+Cheese Burger which combines everyone's two favorite foods: mac and cheese and a great hamburger.


5. Mojo Donuts: Hollywood, FL

Mojo Donuts opened its doors in 2013 and has been making incredible donuts with every flavor imaginable ever since! From Cotton Candy to Maple Bacon to Salted Caramel Cheesecake, this is a must-stop for any road trip!

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8 Reasons Girls Who Love Tequila Are Better

Because if she can handle tequila, she can handle you too.
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There are all kinds of alcohol stereotypes out there but the one associated with tequila is probably the worst: tequila makes you crazy. But if there's one thing we can all agree on, it's that women who drink tequila are one-of-a-kind.

Whether it's loving or fighting, you'll never find anyone who does it better than a girl who just straight up loves tequila, and here are a few reasons why that is.

1. She's independent

A girl who drinks tequila is probably the same girl who has absolutely no problem telling it like it is. She knows what she wants and goes after it.

2. She doesn't care what you or anyone else thinks

Oh, you have a problem with me taking shots and having a good time? Well, get over it! Bartender, a shot with salt and a lime please!

3. Always dancing

Tequila is an 'upper' so instead of sitting at the bar doing nothing, let's dance! Let's get moving!

4. There is never a dull moment

Speaking of dancing, a girl who drinks tequila is always down for a good time. Whether it's going on an adventure or seeing who can take the most shots, a tequila girl is always down to party.

5. While everyone else is starting to get sleepy, she has all the energy

Like I said, tequila is an 'upper' so while the other girls at the bar are starting to feel groggy and sad, she's all over the place having fun and partying on the dancefloor.

6. She's stronger than the girl crying over a vodka cranberry at the bar.

Sad over a breakup? Don't go for the vodka... Tequila will make you feel better in no time! Plus you can challenge the hot guys at the bar to a shot taking contest.

7. Tequila is healthy for you

Tequila is a probiotic, so some tequila a day keeps the doctor away. Yay for shots!

8. She can hold her own when it comes to alcohol

Any girl who can shoot some shots at the bar all day and night can handle alcohol, which means she can handle herself too. You won't have to deal with her constant breakdowns and mood swings because she will be too busy ordering more shots.

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10 Reasons To Start Vaping In 2019 If You Haven't Yet

"It's safer than cigarettes"

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Vaping is the rage these days among adolescents and college students. Here are some great reasons to start!

1. It's what all the cool kids do

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I wish that I could be like the cool kids

2. It damages your lungs

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It's not like you need these to breathe or anything

3. It pollutes the air

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Let's pollute the air even more!

4. Nicotine addiction

Just the thing I want to be addicted to

5. "Delicious" flavors

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Would you prefer mango flavor or the cancer flavor?

6. The Juul looks like a USB

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Your parents won't suspect a thing

7. Inhale metals like nickel and lead

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Yummmmmm. Lead poisoning isn't a thing.

8. More likely to get infections

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9. You'll eventually want cigarettes

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And you'll make your lungs worse

10. Lung and mouth cancer

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Who doesn't want cancer

In case you couldn't tell, this was very sarcastic. If you want all of these things, then go ahead, start vaping. But you should know what you're getting yourself into and be prepared for the consequences.

If you already vape, I mean no disrespect and I'm not trying to hate on you, but you should seriously stop. Whatever you think is a good reason for vaping really is not a good enough reason to damage your body.

Stop vaping. And if you don't vape, don't start. Just don't.

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