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We were about to escape a week’s worth of Winter in Wisconsin on our Caribbean cruise. So why not expand it by two extra days by staying in Miami Beach? Sounded like a good plan to us! We penciled in one of those days as a beach day. After having breakfast, we headed over to Lummus Park in South Beach for a relaxing day of lounging and swimming. We rented two beach… Read More

In preparation for our Caribbean cruise, we decided to spend two nights in Miami Beach. Neither of us had been there before and we wanted to do two things: 1) see the Art Deco architecture, and 2) spend a day at the beach. After all, we wanted some sun n’ fun and escape Wisconsin in December for a week! We opted to base ourselves in the South Beach area. The weather was… Read More

I’ve now lived in Wisconsin for almost 7 years. I grew up in the Midwest, so it’s not a huge change, but thing I hate is winter. Yep, I know I’m in the wrong state. But here I am. For the past few years we’ve taken a warm-weather vacation when it gets colder here. Last year, we went to Orlando–and managed to miss the first big snow storm of the season! In 2014, we did… Read More