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The Players Guide to Ponte Vedra BeachPonte Vedra Beach, FL - The most southern of the Jacksonville Beaches, Ponte Vedra Beach attracts leisure time tourist looking for sandy beaches and, of course, golf. A small-town beach community on the Atlantic coast (22 miles southeast of the downtown Jacksonville area) is recognized as the home of the PGA Tour and The Players Championship, played at the famous TPC Sawgrass, just one of several courses and country clubs in this beach community. Then again, if you are looking to bypass the fairways, Ponte Vedra Beach also has a few museums, a wide array of shops and some of the regions best eateries.


Ponte Vedra Beach is also known for having several of the region's upscale hotels, such as Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa and The Lodge & Club at Ponte Vedra Beach. Nevertheless, bear in mind that rooms fill up rather quickly during golf events in March and May as well as during the summer months.

For those wanting to just take a day trip or two to Ponte Vedra's beaches or golf courses. Relaxing on the sands is 100 % free. However, the chip shot out of the sand traps will set you back a few bucks. To learn more about Ponte Vedra Beach, see the list of what to do below.

The Players ChamionshipThe Players Guide to Ponte Vedra Beach

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PhillyBite Philadelphia GayborhoodPhiladelphia, PA - The Philadelphia Gayborhood: The heart of Philadelphia’s gay community ever since World War II, the blocks along 11th Street and Broad Street, Pine Street and Chestnut Street acquired its nickname—the “Gayborhood”—during an October Out-fest celebration in 1995. In 2007, Mayor John Street added 36 rainbow street marks all-around the neighborhood. Ever since the rainbows have increased, decorating more street signs (72 in all), properties, businesses and crosswalks around 13th and Locust Streets.


Where to Eat BBQ in Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PAWhere to Eat BBQ in Philadelphia - Where to Eat BBQ in Philadelphia? Great BBQ is inspired by those roadside shacks and eateries scattered across the Southern United States, but did you know you can also find some great BBQ Joints in Philadelphia. Listed below are just a few places in Philly to satisfy your BBQ fix.


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Philadelphia, PAPhiladelphia BBQ Top Spots Joints and Locations - Let's admit it Philadelphia is not known for its BBQ, although we have a great admiration when it comes to the smoked meats. However, Philly is starting to hold its own in the BBQ world especially with the addition of new BBQ joints such as Mikes BBQ and The Tradesman this past year. Here are a few Philly barbecue favorites, from long-loved staples to notable new additions.


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