Archive for November 2, 2016
Tourism is a huge industry for Florida and it’s easy to see why. The beaches are magnificent, the attractions are appealing, and the general climate make it easy for stressed out businessmen, women, and their families to relax and recharge, taking a well-deserved break from the grind of daily life.
For the actual stats:
- Florida had over 87 million visitors in 2011, making it the top travel destination in the world.
- The tourism industry brings in $67 million every year to the state.
- The average temperature in Florida is 83 degrees during the summer and 69 degrees during the winter.
One of the state’s best-kept secrets is a small island off the southern coast called Sanibel. Sanibel is small, totaling an area of 33 square miles, with only 6,000 year-around resi
We’ve all heard the joke about the woman who went shoe shopping and after trying on pair after pair, found an oddly familiar-looking one near at hand. She thankfully slipped her feet into their welcoming comfort. “I’ll take this pair ,” she said happily. The perplexed salesperson told her that these were in fact her own shoes, the ones she had worn into the store. Some of us may even have had the same experience ourselves. Shopping for comfortable shoes can be a challenge because our feet have to work so hard. They take the full burden of a hard day’s work. So whether you’re shopping for casual or work shoes or men’s hiking boots, there are some things to look out for.