Follow the Adventures of Mom on YouTube
Follow the Adventures of Mom on YouTube

The Adventures of Mom YouTube channel offers family friendly vacation ideas for Florida and Georgia. It’s been a year in the making and our first videos were cringe-worthy, but with the help of our tech-savvy son and YouTube University tutorials, we’ve come a long way.

Ultimate Outdoor Adventure Guide to High Springs, Florida
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Tucked away under the lush green canopy of North Central Florida hides a small old Florida town packed with high adventure. If you’re looking for roller coaster thrills and funnel cake amusements, this place is not for you. However, if you are in search of turquoise blue springs, tubing, paddling adventures and camping by a river, High Springs just may make your perfect escape.

Greek Easter in Corfu
original artwork by yours truly :)

Known as the best Easter celebrations in all of Greece, people flock from all over the world to celebrate Greece in Corfu, and for good reason. Whereas some cultures put an emphasis on Christmas, in Greece, it’s all about Easter. But forget about the plastic eggs filled with candy and the bunny who delivers gifts, the Greek Easter, the main Orthodox holiday, is all about family, food, community spirit, and the celebration of the resurrection of Christ.

Adventures at Florida's Blue Springs
Blue Springs Run joining the Santa Fe River

Along the Santa Fe River lies a little-known hidden gem: Blue Springs. I loaded up the brood to explore the turquoise springs under the North Central Florida canopy.

A definitive guide to Crystal River, Florida
Found one! You find manatees on land and in the water in Crystal River.

Crystal River, known as the winter haven for the West Indian Manatee floods with visitors during the November thru March months, with everyone vying for a spot to see a manatee. But what else is there to do in this sleepy fishing town on Florida’s Nature Coast? Check out this definitive guide to everything Crystal River.

12 quotes to give you hope
Live life as if you were going to die tomorrow.

Life’s too short not to pursue your dreams, so embrace your quirks, follow your bliss and check out these 12 inspirational quotes.

What type of adventurer are you?
Sun, sand and snoozing your thing? Adopt the flip-flop lifestyle.

Summer break is just around the corner! Time to start making plans! What kind of adventurer are you? Check out our list to reveal your adventure-style and dive into some inspiration to help plan your next escape.

Kayaking Florida's Silver River
Kayaking on the Silver River

A mist rose from the river as our kayaks slid through the crystal clear water. Our early morning launch from Silver Springs State Park was rewarded by the rowdy antics of a family of monkeys on a nearby river bank. Feral monkeys in the heart of north central Florida. It was a great introduction to the wild life on the Silver River.

Rum Island Park in Fort White, Florida
No Rum at Rum Island in Fort White

Our spring hunting adventures on the Santa Fe River led us to Rum Island, a local swimming spot and FREE county park near High Springs, Florida.