Looking for a small town in Florida that highlights all of the best Southern vibes? Head on over to the “Caladium Capital of the World”, otherwise known as Lake Placid, Florida. This delightful small town has not one, but two nicknames, also being recognized as the “Town of Murals”. So it’s only fair to assume that with so much recognition for a town of fewer than 2,500 residents, there has got to be some exciting happenings here, right?
A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.