Plumlee Gulf Beach Realty Blog

How Many Florida State Symbols Do You Really Know? Find Out Here!

Here's a great educational mini-lesson for you and the kids before your Indian Rocks Beach, Florida vacation. Ask them to give their best answers to these questions about the state of Florida before you tell them the correct answers. They'll learn a little history... View the full post »

Hello, Fall! Here Are the Best Ways to Celebrate the Season

We recently saw a meme that said fall in Florida is basically summer with pumpkins. Ha! That's not entirely true. Yes, the weather is still beautifully sunny and warm—and yes, there are pumpkins—but there are also fall festivities kicking in to high gear with plen... View the full post »

The Most Asked Questions About Fishing on the Florida Gulf Coast

Fishing on the Gulf of Mexico is a local favorite activity and the fall season is a wonderful time to get out on the water. The Florida Gulf Coast is known for its abundant fishing opportunities all year long whether you're a novice, expert, or somewhere in between. W... View the full post »

What All Successful Family Vacations Have in Common

Did you know that the Sunday after Labor Day is National Grandparents Day? We didn't either! But it got us thinking about how special family is—and how much human connection and quality time together really matter, especially in this day and age. Whether it&... View the full post »

How to Find the Right Indian Rocks Beach Vacation Rental for You

Are you thinking about Gulf of Mexico waters, white sugar sand, warm sunshine and happy palm trees? It sounds like it's time to start planning an Indian Rocks Beach vacation right here on the gorgeous Gulf Coast of Florida. But where do you start? What do you need to ... View the full post »

Why Fall is a Wonderful Time of the Year for Your Beach Vacation

If you think the time for beach vacations has passed, think again! The fall season is actually one of the best times to be on the Florida Gulf Coast beaches. Why? Well, there are a boat load of reasons—but we've rounded up some of our previous blog posts to give you... View the full post »

The Greatest Adventures of All Time on the Gulf of Mexico

Do you want a grand adventure on the Gulf of Mexico? Then this blog post is for you! Start planning your next Indian Rocks Beach vacation by choosing your on-the-water adventures and booking them for your Florida Gulf Coast vacation. There are plenty to choose from, so it... View the full post »

How to Take Your Kids Fishing for the First Time (and Make It Fun)

Taking your kids fishing for the first time is a great way to get them outside and in touch with the natural world. The quality time spent together as a family is what they'll remember for years to come. Set them up for success by keeping these fishing tips in mind. W... View the full post »

Need a Laugh? These Funny Vacation Quotes Can Help!

Maybe you're currently looking forward to your next Indian Rocks Beach vacation. Maybe you've just finished enjoying one. Or maybe you're somewhere in between. Whatever your vacation situation is right now, we can all agree that these funny quotes about vacati... View the full post »

The Best Hidden Gems and Things To Do with the Kids in Indian Rocks Beach

We know families come to vacation in Indian Rocks Beach and Indian Shores first and foremost for the beautiful Gulf of Mexico beaches—which are hidden gems themselves. Beyond the beaches, there are more fun and family-friendly things to do with the kids that you may ... View the full post »

8 Exotic Florida Fruits You Need to Know About

Let's talk about Florida's amazing exotic, tropical fruits! While most of these fruits are grown in Southwest Florida, you can find many of these all over the state in farmers markets, beach markets, grocery stores, and incorporated in the local fare. You may even... View the full post »

10 of the Best Reasons to Explore the Intracoastal Waterway

The Intracoastal Waterway is an Indian Rocks Beach and Indian Shores favorite for residents and vacationers alike. Why? Well, there is a long list of reasons. We're only zeroing in on 10 of the best today, but there are plenty more reasons to choose an Intracoastal In... View the full post »

6 of the Most Surprising Benefits of Saltwater

Oh saltwater, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways. The Gulf of Mexico is not only beautiful to look at and fun to play in, but it's also good for you in many ways. If you're looking for some healthy reasons to plan your next Florida Gulf Coast vacation, you... View the full post »

How to Have a Fun and Festive DIY Fourth of July

The Fourth of July is coming. Are you ready? If you haven't even thought of what to do yet, that's okay. We've got you covered. Here's a roundup of creative ways to have the best DIY Fourth of July. Whether you're celebrating at home this year or in yo... View the full post »

The Most Tempting Desserts in Indian Rocks Beach

Who loves a good dessert? We sure do! That's why we're highlighting a few of the best desserts in Indian Rocks Beach, Florida and where you can find them. This is not an all-inclusive list, but a great place to get started. All of these options are not far from yo... View the full post »