The new year is just around the corner- so here’s a look back at the best of 2018: A year of adventure. With no bears. A serious snake encounter, a big gator, even a ghost, but no bears. Read on….
Kayaking Florida’s Coastal Paddling Trail
My bright blue kayak bobbed on the waves. The wind picked up and the knot in my stomach tightened. To my left yawned the gaping mouth of the Weeki Wachee and Mud Rivers, and to my right stretched the endless Gulf of Mexico. I was but a speck in the great wide open sea. My…
Follow Your Heart: Paddling Florida’s Weeki Wachee River
I’d always wondered why my kayaking friends raved about the Weeki Wachee River- until I paddled it myself. Pristine water, wilderness, and some kitschy river style- find out why the Weeki Wachee River is one of Florida’s most popular paddling destinations.
Kayaking for Beginners
Kayaking is fun, enjoyable, and the most eco-friendly way to explore- but before you run out a buy an kayak, there are some essential things you should know about this popular water sport.
Gilchrist Blue Springs: Florida’s Newest State Park
Florida just opened it’s 175th State Park- a slice of natural Florida located on the Santa Fe River. But Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park has been a favorite local swimming hole for a long time…
Florida Fishing Programs (Catch Fish-Win Prizes!)
Win cool stuff and do something you already love. The Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) offers Florida fishing recognition programs for your ultimate catches, from basic bragging rights to chances to win a boat! Your favorite fishing pastime just got a whole lot better…
Whitewater Rafting in the Smoky Mountains
Our rubber rafts hit the rapids- churning through the Class III Vegamatic, rocking the Class IV Double Reactionary and surfing the Super Glue. It was a hot summer’s day in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee and we were whitewater rafting on the Big Pigeon River.
Ultimate River Tubing Destinations in the Southeast
Summer is here and the river beckons! All you need for a good float is a river with a current & something to float on, right? Here’s everything you need to know for your next tubing trip, so get your inner Tom Sawyer on and check out these river tubing adventures near you!
North Central Florida for Thrill Seekers
While Orlando and Tampa theme parks have cornered the Florida market for rollercoaster ride thrills, North Central Florida offers heart-pounding adrenalin rush thrills of a different nature- the wild kind. Surround yourself with wild Florida in these challenging adventures. From paddling with monkeys to hiking with gators, soaring across water-filled canyons like a bird to a challenging bike trail and more. Be warned, these adventures are not for the faint hearted!
10 Tips to Help You Plan the Perfect Family Beach Day
Summer is here and the beach is calling. Weary of too many sunburns and bucket loads of sand? Plan the perfect family beach day with these useful tips from this mom and former island girl.