2010-09: We visited Universal Studios in Hollywood and stayed at the tangerine hotel. Its a clean, quiet and adequate motel with a drink machine out the front.
We stayed at the Capri at Siesta near the end of 2011. It is a quiet motel setup, nice and clean, and walking distance to the beach. There is a shared swimming pool for all hotels in the area.
Everglades is a huge national park with alligators and other wildlife.
2011-12-30. Entrance fee cost isosts 5 USD per adult. You can reenter various Everglades parks for 7 days. The park can be quite busy. There are bicycles for hire but they were all taken when we got there. must get there early if you want to ride! Instead we booked a tram tour and did a short walk close to the visitor centre.
Blue Giraffe is a casual restaurant.
2011-12-29. It was a long day so we decided to fill up on lots of food.
Each table has a picture. Ours had a manatee painting
Biscuits in the US could refer to a very oily bread.
Chicken wings. $9.95
Grilled grouper. $19.95
Gulf shrimp delight. $18.95