Hurricane Irma, a 400-mile wide storm etched a path across the state of Florida this month. Here’s what happened after our monster hurricane struck.
This week’s post is short- maybe not even sweet- apologies, but we have a hurricane headed our way! Fellow Floridians are in a panic as Hurricane Irma barrels across Eastern Carribean Islands and heads towards our sunshine state.
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Check out this video of highlights from the Florida Outdoor Writer’s Association conference hosted by Ocala/Marion County Visitor & Convention Bureau.
A huge black winged bird swooped across our path and landed neatly on the picnic table in front of us. The ebony reptilian rolls around the bird’s neck jiggled as the creature leaned forward and peered into the blue and white striped canvas sack standing on the table top. I watched with a mixture of horror and fascination as the animal I recognized to be a turkey vulture, stuck his glossy beak into the bag and pulled out a piece of bread.
“Mom, do something,” my son urged.
With 11,000 miles of waterways, Florida is packed with paddling opportunities, and many of them are easily accessible. Paddling these waterways provides an eco-friendly opportunity to explore these natural resources with minimum impact to the environment. Check out these 7 family-friendly paddle adventures to explore a piece of wild Florida.
The sun will briefly extinguish it’s light on Monday- an epic solar eclipse that won’t happen in the same area for centuries. Here are a few ideas and safety tips to help you prepare for this solar event.
I’d been hunting for bears for years, but it wasn’t until we explored Cades Cove, the hidden valley in the Smoky Mountains, that I saw my dream fulfilled- well, sort of. This is a bear tale of epic fail in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
In the Smoky Mountains, Cades Cove receives all the accolades, the adoration, and an endless stream of admirers- sometimes so endless that it can take hours to drive the famous Great Smoky Mountain National Park motor trail. But over hills from the popular Cades Cove lays a lesser known scenic drive- you won’t see the swathes of open fields fit for cattle-grazing that Cades Cove is famous for, but you may spot a bear or two- or even a llama on the Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail.
Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountain Adventures, Pigeon Forge’s newest dinner show offers mouthwatering cuisine, foot-stomping musical scores, and gravity-defying acrobatic talent.