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One Day On Sanibel: Things To Do For Beach And Book Lovers

Sanibel Island is just off the coast of Florida near Fort Myers and it is one of the best places for shelling, not just in the US, but in the world. Yup. The whole world. When we went to Fort Myers in 2021, we went to Sanibel for a few hours two different mornings to…

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Nature-Lovers South Florida Road Trip: Where To Go And What To Do

I like to think I've seen a lot of Florida but at the same time, I know there is so much I haven't gotten to do yet. Strangely, I would say the majority of what I have seen and done here though is in South Florida which brings me to todays post. This is all…

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Probably The Best Central America Bucket List For Outdoor Lovers Ever

I've wanted to do this post forever but just kept putting if off for some reason but today is the day. Today I'm working on my Central America bucket list! I love Latin America and while I've only been to Ecuador in South America, I cannot wait to go back to all of Central America…

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Lovers Key: A Shelling And White Sand Paradise In South Florida

A couple of years ago I got to visit Lovers Key State Park and found all kinds of fun shells. Then I left them in the bag for like a year and a half without being cleaned and couldn't get rid of the stink so I had to sacrifice them. I knew I wanted to…

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Delnor-Wiggins Pass Shelling: A Pretty OK Shelling Day In Florida

Back in January of 2020 when I visited south Florida, I really wanted to visit Delnor-Wiggins Pass to go shelling but didn't make it that trip so when I was planning this trip with my parents, I knew we had to go. I had pretty high expectations for no real reason and was a little…

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Caladesi Island State Park: Shelling And White Sand Beach Paradise In Florida

As I've already mentioned, when my parents came to visit, we had a shelling packed trip planned. Our first stop was Clearwater Beach after meeting up in Tallahassee and we did a lot of shelling here. Not super great shelling but shelling. I feel like we saw more sea specimens here than good shells (like…

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The Great Sanibel Shelling Showdown: Lighthouse Beach Vs Blind Pass Beach

Shelling on Sanibel is a bucket list topper for anyone that loves collecting sea shells. It's one of, if not the, best places in the world to go shelling and I finally got to visit this winter! When my parents came to visit Florida in March we had a big shelling focused trip planned and…

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7 Reasons Biscayne National Park Is Worth It

Biscayne national park is an underwater gem of a national park just outside of Miami, Florida, not far from it's neighbor, Everglades National Park. While they're close to each other, Biscayne receives far fewer visitors and is a totally different experience. Most people skip Biscayne because it is a mostly water park, but today I'm…

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The Best Little Beach Near St. Augustine: Anastasia State Park In Florida

I love beaches.  It's no secret.  They are the one thing I really want to see more of.  Well, and the springs.  But this is about beaches.  During both of my trips to St. Augustine, I went to Anastasia State Park and both were entirely different experiences. The first visit was back in November of…

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Tigertail Beach, Marco Island: A Shelling Guide

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. It's no secret I love shelling.  Like, I love it so much.  I try and do it everywhere that I can, especially in Florida so when I knew I was going to be…

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Cape San Blas Shelling: Everything You Need To Know

I love shelling and that's no secret.  If you're following me on Instagram (if you're not, you should!) you'll know I spent a week on Cape San Blas in Florida at the beginning of March.  Before you come at me, this was literally right before everything with the virus really happened in the US. I…

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How To Visit Biscayne National Park: Camping, Tours, And Everything Else You Need To Know

On our South Florida road trip, we knew we would be spending most of our time in the Everglades and Big Cypress, but we also wanted to stop see Biscayne National Park.  We weren't doing any boat tours but still wanted to see what the park was like on land.  I knew it would be…

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30 Awesome Galapagos Islands Facts + 47 Photos That Will Land The Galapagos On Your Bucketlist

I've recently been a bit obsessed with the Galapagos Islands.  I've been watching a documentary about them and went back through all of my pictures from my trip.  I thought it would be fun to share some Galapagos Islands facts with you today.  If you want to read more fun facts, here are some about…

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Best View In San Juan del Sur: The Jesus Statue aka The Christ Of Mercy Statue + Tips For Visiting SJDS

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them. One of the first things you'll see when you get to San Juan del Sur is the giant statue of Jesus.  You can see it from most places in town.  This is the Cristo De La Misericordia, or the…