Everything You Need To Know To Plan A Trip To Everglades National Park On Your South Florida Road Trip

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. While I was probably looking forward to time on a beach the most on our South Florida road trip, I was also pretty excited about finally visiting Everglades National Park.  I knew we…

Fakahatchee Hilton: A Gator Haven In South Florida at the Fakahatchee Strand State Park And Preserve

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. I think my favorite stop on our South Florida road trip was the Fakahatchee Hilton.  I bet you're picturing a five-star resort on the beach with unlimited drinks and the best view in…

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Bird Nerd In The Making At Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge In Titusville, Florida

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. Continuing the very perforated saga of my mini Central Florida road trip with my parents, after visiting St. Augustine and the space center, we were headed to the Merritt Island Wildlife Refuge.  The…

Camping, Hiking, And Paddling Big Cypress National Preserve: An Awesome Everglades Alternative

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.  We spent three nights camping there, then spent two nights in Homestead, and stayed one more in…

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The Lazy Guide To Visiting The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter In Orlando

There are affiliate links in here.  If you purchase anything through them, I get a tiny commission at no extra cost to you. So, this is kind of a lazy guide, but also a guide to help you have the most stress-free trip to Harry Potter World possible.  Is some of it a little lazy? …

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

There are affiliate links in here.  If you purchase anything through them I get a tiny commission at no extra cost to you. 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 at Biscayne National Park. …

Why You Need To Visit Disney Springs At Christmas

Christmas is the most magical time of year and Disney is the most magical place on Earth.  So that must mean Disney at Christmas is the most magical place in the universe.  While this post may not be about Disneyworld, it is about Disney Springs, which is perfect if you don't want the full Disney…

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One Weekend In St. Augustine, Florida: How To Make The Most Of It

There are affiliate links in here.  If you purchase anything through them, I get a tiny commission at no extra cost to you. The first stop on my quick central Florida road trip with my parents was St. Augustine for two days.  We knew we wanted to visit Castillo de San Marcos and do a…

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Out Of This World: One Day At The Kennedy Space Center in Florida

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. I didn't grow up obsessed with space.  This is a fairly recent development.  I know I've always liked space, and when I came back from Central America I found a random freelance job…

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Manatee Dreams: Spotting Manatees At Blue Spring State Park

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 finally got to see manatees in Florida!  That's all.  I can leave Florida happy now.  It's been great seeing you here.  I'm kidding.  But really, I finally got to see…

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21 Photos To Inspire A Magical Trip To The Wizarding World Of Harry Potter

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. I wouldn't consider myself a hardcore Potterhead, but I may slowly be converting.  I never read the books growing up, but I watched the movies as they came out, so I sort of…