BY MARCY SHORTUSE - Gasparilla Island has, once again, made a top 10 list touted by major media outlet USA Today. This honor, however, is a bit more dubious than most.
We are now on the list of the “10 least-known Florida beaches,” as posted by USA Today on Sept. 8.
Others in our company include Caladesi Island, Vero Beach, Jupiter, and Blowing Rocks Preserve.
“Named for the pirate Jose Gaspar, this beautiful barrier island is home to Boca Grande,” the article reads. “Spring Breakers ‘round here come in the form of migrating wildlife, vagabonds who fall in with regulars like manatees, dolphins, pelicans and osprey. Epic tarpon fishing is among Gasparilla’s lures.”
Wait a minute. Vagabonds?
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