Favorite Restaurants on Florida's Historic Coast

Known as the "Historic Coast," this stretch of Atlantic Florida has a distinctive cooking style all its own. Here are five restaurants we recommend.

5 Things to Do in St. Augustine, Florida

Known as the Nation's Oldest Port, St. Augustine, Florida, offers the visitor many things to do in this charming and atmospheric place.

Ponte Vedra Lodge: A Classic American Seaside Escape

The 66-room Ponte Vedra Lodge is located on Florida's Historic Coast. It's the kind of quiet, beautiful place that most people discover through word-of-mouth.

A Newly Recommended Hotel in Florida

Our stay at Ponte Vedra Lodge & Club, on Florida's Historic Coast, provided a nostalgic journey back to the era of classic American seaside hotels.

Just Back From: Key West

Andrew Harper CEO Crista Bailey recently had a relaxing stay at The Gardens Hotel in Key West, Florida, where she lived like a local for three days.

7 Hotels With Guest-Only Spaces

Now that hotels have become so popular with non-guests, properties are offering another level of exclusivity with guest-only bars, restaurants and pools.

Key West Restaurants

Besides lovely hotels, museums and architecture, Key West has many dining options. Here are four restaurants I particularly liked.

Key West Reading List

Key West has long been a refuge and an inspiration for writers. Not all the books on this list constitute high literature, but each is well worth reading.

Two Historic Houses on Key West

Given the number of notable people who have lived on Key West, it's not surprising that many of their homes have been preserved. Here are two of my favorites.

Key West’s Charming Conch Houses

One of the pleasures of Key West is strolling along the streets of Old Town looking at the lovely 19th-century cottages called "conchs."

The Cottage Hotels of Key West

Key West has had a reputation as a place for party-goers, but an influx of well-heeled retirees have restored cottages and raised the prevailing tone.

Superlative Seafood at Palm Beach Restaurants

We enjoyed numerous fine meals on our trip to Palm Beach. Unsurprisingly, many of them involved superlative seafood. Here are six places I particularly liked.

Tropical Retreats in Palm Beach

Though a wintering spot for the wealthy, Florida has always had a lack of hideaways. But my latest trip uncovered one in Palm Beach and one in Deerfield Beach.

Palm Beach Museums Founded by American Industrialists

The Flagler Museum and the Norton Museum of Art greatly added to our visit to Palm Beach. They would provide valuable diversions during bad weather.

Newly Recommended Hotels in Florida

There has always been a relative dearth of hideaways in Florida. However, on my recent trip I discovered three that were satisfyingly sophisticated.

Letter From the Editor: August 2017

Mr. Harper revisits a favorite property in Rome, Hotel Eden, after its recent refurbishment and discovers three boutique hotels in Palm Beach.

Positano Comes to Miami

Owners of the Michelin-starred restaurant at Le Sirenuse in Positano will open an American branch, Le Sirenuse Miami, at the newly redesigned Surf Club.

The Burgeoning Miami Art Scene

Sometimes a single building can transform the image of a city. The debut of the Faena Forum is the latest stage of this developing trend in the Miami art scene.

The Betsy Reinvented

The Betsy is unusual in that it is the area’s sole example of “Florida Georgian” architecture, having been designed in 1947 by architect L. Murray Dixon.

The Dazzling New Faena Hotel, Miami Beach

Every so often I find myself admiring a place that in most respects is the opposite of my customary template of low-key, smaller hotels.

Vegan Sushi From Acqualina Resort & Spa

Acqualina’s health-centric executive sous chef, Sebastian Barrera, created this nutritional vegan appetizer for the resort's 10-year anniversary.

City Guide: Miami

Enjoy this travel guide to Miami with tips, recommendations and ideas for where to eat, stay and shop in this enticing city.

Ports of Call: Miami, Florida

Considered the gateway to Latin and Central America, Miami, Florida is a vibrant and colorful city known for bikinis, beaches and beautiful people.

'Gone Fishing': Deep Sea Fishing in the Florida Keys

From Islamorada to Little Torch Key, learn more about the attraction of deep sea fishing in the Florida Keys for sailfish, blue marlin, swordfish and more.

Just Back From | Disney World in Orlando, Florida

Patti, our Office Assistant, just returned from her five-night family vacation at Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

Featured Member: Nick Morgan

Nick Morgan and his extended family recently took a trip to Hawks Cay Resort in the Florida Keys to commemorate his 60th birthday.

2014 Special Recognition Awards: Hotel

Few spa treatments are as reviving to the jet-lagged traveler as a Turkish hammam ritual, particularly when it is performed in a setting as spectacular as the spa at Schloss Elmau in southern Bavaria, overlooking wildflower-speckled meadows and tracts of pine-forested countryside.

2014 Grand Awards: North America & Central America

Winning hotels from the 2014 Andrew Harper Grand Awards in California, Canada, Florida, D.C., Nicaragua and Costa Rica.

Fisher Island: Miami Sanctuary Renewed

The Fisher Island ferry leaves from a dock a few hundred yards from Miami’s cruise ship terminal and just a short drive from the madding crowds of South Beach.

A Spa to Avoid in Miami

Canyon Ranch near Tucson has long been regarded as America’s premier spa resort, so I expected its Miami sibling to be similar. I was disabused of this notion on arrival.

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