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  1. 03 svtvenom

    03 svtvenom Repent!!! Established Member

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    Looking for a nice romantic place to go on vacation in Florida. Somewhere thats not incredibly expensive. Any suggestions?
     
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    03cobra#694 I Have LL’s Hammer Staff Member Super Moderator

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    Sanibel Island is nice,kinda pricey.Maderia Beach/Treasure Island(St.Pete area)is also nice.That`s where wifey and I go to get away for a long weekend.
     
  3. FL-Orange

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    South West Coast of Florida is a little more laid back, less crowded and generally less expensive.
    I-4 corridor if you want to go to the parks.
    South East Coast if you want to party.

    My wife and I spent a few days in a B&B in St. Pete. It was awesome and within walking distances or a trolley ride to several museums and malls.

    Are you looking to hole up (no pun intended) or go site seeing?
     
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    destin.... no place like it
     
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    greenstang1313 back in black Established Member

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    key west and gasparilla island are the first places that come to mind. Sanibel is nice too.
     
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  6. 03 svtvenom

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    Little bit of both actually
     
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    03cobra#694 I Have LL’s Hammer Staff Member Super Moderator

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    I forgot about Key West,friggin riot!Boca Grande/Gasparilla is very close to me.Nice also.Not a whole bunch to do though.
     
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    I've always enjoyed Daytona Beach. Plenty to do and cheap rooms can be found.
     
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    Lived in SW Forida for 5 years. Trust me on this one.

    If you want secluded and romantic go Boca Grande.

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    That place looks freakin' awesome!!!
     
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    Fishing is pretty damn good too!
     
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    03cobra#694 I Have LL’s Hammer Staff Member Super Moderator

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    +1,000,000 Tarpon capital of the world!
     
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    If you are a boater and a golfer and don't want the rat race of the rest of Florida, I would highly recommend this place.

    Some of the best fishing on the planet - Check
    Some of the best golf - Check
    Secluded - Check
    Romantic - Check
    Best beaches in the world - Check
    Very nice rental homes - check
     
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    As a native Floridian (Belleair,Fl) and UF grad there are a lot of great places so you need to give us more info on what you are looking for other than being romantic. What time of year are you planning on going?
     
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    Nice, if I ever fall in love again I will take a nice girl here.
     
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    yea gasparilla is a beautiful place but it is a little boring there, not much to do besides chill on the beach or go hang out in boca grande. Or go out on the boat all day if you have a boat. Not to mention I think you have to pay $5 everytime you drive over the bridges to get to and from gasparilla island. My uncle owns one of the condos on gasparilla we went there every year for probably a decade.
     
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    Toll to Sanibel is $6 now. Local businesses are pissed. It was a little much when it was $3.
     
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    Well it will be our 10 year anniversary this coming year. I have always liked Florida but have only been to Orlando, Cocoa beach, and mostly Lake Okeechobee where my grandparents used to live. So we were wanting to go somewhere nice. We dont party or drink so we dont want to go anywhere around that. Mainly somewhere with a nice beach and probably would like to do some sight seeing and she has always wanted to go snorkeling so probably do that too. Somewhat secluded would be nice. We would probably be going around August/September.
     
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    This is true, I've been to Daytona Beach, Miami & Key West. Destin blows them all out of the water.
     
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    ttt
     

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