Take a dive beneath the water at Salt Springs, a unique swimming hole in the Ocala National Forest.
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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.
Top Things To Do in St. Augustine For Families
Plan a weekend family escape in America’s oldest city: Family Fun in St. Augustine.
Young Again: Rediscovering Florida’s Fountain of Youth
Legends and history intertwine at Florida’s oldest attraction: The Fountain of Youth. This quiet little corner of northeast Florida has been drawing visitors since the 1500’s- and for good reason!
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…
21 Reasons to Love Fall
From the vivid displays of nature and pumpkin pie to camping in the great outdoors and sipping pumpkin spiced lattes, there are many reasons to adore the autumn season, and here are the top 21 reasons to love fall.
7 Florida Paddle Adventures for Families
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.
Spring Hunting at Rainbow Springs State Park
The Florida weather was cool, but the sun was bright during our expedition at Rainbow Springs State Park near the small town of Dunnellon, but that did not stop the brave hearted from swimming in the 72F springhead. Brrr. Okay, so they were from Quebec, so they probably thought it was downright hot…
Adventures at the Florida Aquarium
We really do take our own advice seriously and decided to hit #1 on our Spring Break List, taking the adventures of mom (kids and grandparent too) to the Gulf Coast city of Tampa, Florida to check out the Florida Aquarium…
Explore a Beach- in the Winter!
Who made that silly rule that beaches were exclusively hot weather locations? They exist year round. I love a good beach in the off-season, and without the crowds and trash that tends to accompany them, they are even better come winter.