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    Escape to Nature: A Day at River to Sea Preserve 

    By Jennifer Heller | April 25, 2024

    by Cindy Moody Just an hour and ten minutes from Ponte Vedra Beach lies a hidden gem waiting to be discovered: the River to Sea Preserve just south of Marineland. This coastal sanctuary is perfect for nature enthusiasts, beachcombers, and adventure seekers alike, offering a variety of activities and amenities to enjoy. If you’re into... Read More

    Food & Photographs: Instagram Worthy Posts in St. Augustine

    By Admin | April 1, 2024

    by Peyton Palmer, Senior Student, Nease High School2024 Ponte Vedra Focus Blog Scholarship Winner The Ancient City, St. Augustine, hosts two million visitors annually, and is home to many local hotspots. This national landmark encompasses a multitude of hidden gardens, restaurants, and roads perfect for Instagram posts or a formal photo session! Also, knowing where... Read More

    Ponte Vedra Beach Sand Renourishment Schedule 2024

    By Gwinn Volen | March 30, 2024

    The St Johns County $36M beach renourishment project for Ponte Vedra Beach, where sand will be pumped in from the ocean to help protect against storms and prevent future erosion, has begun. The dredging work started March 29 just north of the Ponte Vedra Inn and Club, and it will finish up in the 1300... Read More

    5 Reasons to Retire in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

    By Jennifer Heller | November 9, 2023

    by Jennifer Heller Retirement opens up a world of possibilities, especially when it comes to where you want to live. No more being tied down by work – you’re free to choose a place that truly suits your lifestyle. It could be a warmer climate, a coastal paradise, or somewhere more affordable. Of course, the... Read More

    What and Where to Read at the Beaches

    By Admin | September 29, 2023

    Do you love the smell of a bookstore? Does the idea of curling up on the sofa or in bed with a good book on a rainy afternoon with hot tea and your dog and/or cat on your lap while everyone is away and you probably should be doing something else but you’re not because the book is getting... Read More

    Pickleball Basics: Where to Play at the Beach

    By Jennifer Heller | September 4, 2023

    If you’ve noticed that pickleball has taken over the scene among all the rec fields in your neighborhood and all your friends are obsessed, you wouldn’t be alone. Recent statistics show that pickleball has claimed the title of the swiftest-growing sport in the United States, with a nearly 40% boost in popularity over the last... Read More

    Legacy Seeds: Tips To Cultivate Your Legacy Today

    By Admin | August 3, 2023

    by Cindy Moody There is something supremely gratifying about planting a seed and watching it grow. It is even more spectacular when it bears fruit that can be consumed and enjoyed. Having a green thumb that allows for such miraculous things seems to be a skill that is bestowed on a select group of individuals... Read More

    A Hope-Filled Community: Inheritance of Hope Launches Hope Hub™

    By Admin | July 25, 2023

    by Cindy Moody I had the pleasure of meeting Jill Thompson, the founder of Inheritance of Hope, through her son, Cael, one of our Griffin Moody Scholarship Fund recipients this year.  It never ceases to amaze me the incredible kids we meet through our application and interview process, all established to honor our Grif’s legacy.... Read More

    5 Great Jacksonville Day Spa Options for Every Price Point

    By Jennifer Heller | July 22, 2023

    Hello indulgence seekers! In this article, we’re spilling the beans on 5 Great Day Spa options in the Jacksonville and Beaches area, catering to every budget and pampering preference. Whether you’re looking to splurge on a luxurious retreat or seeking relaxation on a wallet-friendly scale, we’ve got you covered. From opulent havens of tranquility to... Read More

    Top 4 Springs to Day Trip from Jacksonville

    By Jennifer Heller | July 6, 2023

    Hey there, adventure seekers! Are you ready to embark on an unforgettable journey? Today, we’re diving into the natural wonders of Florida as we explore four stunning springs that are just a short day trip away from Jacksonville and Ponte Vedra Beach. Get your sunscreen and your favorite float ready because we’re about to take... Read More