Florida Travel Guide

Andrew dives into Florida's oddities and explores communities that live outside the norm. Discover what makes the Sunshine State a magnet for the weird and wonderful, including sponge divers, ...


Activities
Voodoo Ceremony
Andrew heads to the Halouba Temple to get an inside look at a private voodoo ceremony where participants become possessed by deities as a way to connect with spirits.
  • 101 Northeast 54th Street
  • Miami, FL 33137 US

Voodoo Ceremony

Andrew heads to the Halouba Temple to get an inside look at a private voodoo ceremony where participants become possessed by deities as a way to connect with spirits.
101 Northeast 54th Street Miami, FL, US
Countyline Dragway
Andrew joins hundreds of locals at a friendly drag race against the cops. While he's there, Andrew samples what's known as the best conch salad in Miami, and it's only sold at this racetrack.
  • Hialeah, FL 33018 US

Countyline Dragway

Andrew joins hundreds of locals at a friendly drag race against the cops. While he's there, Andrew samples what's known as the best conch salad in Miami, and it's only sold at this racetrack.
Hialeah, FL, US
Drag Queen Gospel Brunch
Andrew heads to Lips, a club where drag queens host a gospel brunch every Sunday. Andrew goes backstage and is transformed into a diva drag queen.
  • 1421 East Oakland Park Blvd.
  • Oakland Park, FL 33334 US

Drag Queen Gospel Brunch

Andrew heads to Lips, a club where drag queens host a gospel brunch every Sunday. Andrew goes backstage and is transformed into a diva drag queen.
1421 East Oakland Park Blvd. Oakland Park, FL, US
Phone: +1 954-567-0987
Everglades Python Hunt
Andrew meets an expert python hunter in the Everglades who is helping to control the population before it becomes a threat to natural wildlife.
  • 40351 Southwest 192nd Avenue
  • Florida City, FL 33034 US

Everglades Python Hunt

Andrew meets an expert python hunter in the Everglades who is helping to control the population before it becomes a threat to natural wildlife.
40351 Southwest 192nd Avenue Florida City, FL, US
Weeki Wachee Springs State Park
Andrew visits this state park, where the legend of mermaids has been alive for more than 62 years. He puts on a tail and joins a group of mermaids who perform in one of the daily shows, and learns that being a merman is harder than it looks.
  • 6131 Commercial Way
  • Spring Hill, FL 34606 US

Weeki Wachee Springs State Park

Andrew visits this state park, where the legend of mermaids has been alive for more than 62 years. He puts on a tail and joins a group of mermaids who perform in one of the daily shows, and learns that being a merman is harder than it looks.
6131 Commercial Way Spring Hill, FL, US
Phone: +1 352-592-5656
Sponge Diving
Andrew goes sponge diving using the traditional helmet and suit that the Greeks brought to Tarpon Springs nearly 100 years ago. He eats kavourma, a traditional Greek dish made with 30 pounds of fat and beef stirred with an old wooden oar.
  • 693 Dodecanese Boulevard
  • Tarpon Springs, FL 34689 US

Sponge Diving

Andrew goes sponge diving using the traditional helmet and suit that the Greeks brought to Tarpon Springs nearly 100 years ago. He eats kavourma, a traditional Greek dish made with 30 pounds of fat and beef stirred with an old wooden oar.
693 Dodecanese Boulevard Tarpon Springs, FL, US
Helmet Making
Andrew meets up with a local craftsman who makes traditional copper diving helmets from scratch.
  • 1057 North Pinellas Avenue
  • Tarpon Springs, FL 34689 US

Helmet Making

Andrew meets up with a local craftsman who makes traditional copper diving helmets from scratch.
1057 North Pinellas Avenue Tarpon Springs, FL, US

Restaurants & Bars
Chez Le Bebe
Andrew stops at a popular neighborhood restaurant in Little Haiti where he eats a traditional breakfast.
  • 114 Northeast 54th Street
  • Miami, FL 33137 US

Chez Le Bebe

Andrew stops at a popular neighborhood restaurant in Little Haiti where he eats a traditional breakfast.
114 Northeast 54th Street Miami, FL, US
Michy's
Mediterranean comfort food from Michelle Bernstein, one of Miami's coolest chefs.
  • 6927 Biscayne Boulevard
  • Miami, FL 33138 US

Michy's

Mediterranean comfort food from Michelle Bernstein, one of Miami's coolest chefs.
6927 Biscayne Boulevard Miami, FL, US
Phone: +1 575-933-3138
Coopertown Airboat and Restaurant
Andrew heads to this popular spot, known for serving the best frog legs in the state. Andrew and the owner go frog gigging on an airboat in the Everglades to catch fresh frogs.
  • 22700 Southwest 8th Street
  • Miami, FL 33194 US

Coopertown Airboat and Restaurant

Andrew heads to this popular spot, known for serving the best frog legs in the state. Andrew and the owner go frog gigging on an airboat in the Everglades to catch fresh frogs.
22700 Southwest 8th Street Miami, FL, US

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