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24 Things To Do In Everglades City: Hiking Trails, Biking, Paddling, And More

I love Everglades City. I don't know where I want to live forever, but Everglades City is one of the contenders so far (along with Moab and the Asheville area, if you were curious.) Every January we make a trip down there and do the same things but also manage to find new things to…

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Gator Hook Trail: The Perfect Intro Swamp Hike In Big Cypress National Preserve

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. You guys.  I did it.  I walked through knee-deep swamp water and didn't get eaten by anything!  That's right.  I was terrified and got a little panicky, but I did it.  This was…

Big Cypress National Preserve: An Awesome Everglades Alternative And Florida Hidden Gem

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. The first (and main) stop on our South Florida road trip was Big Cypress National Preserve.  Camping there was awesome and we did that for three nights, then spent two nights in Homestead,…