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Everything You Need To Know To Plan An Outdoorsy 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. I think it's high time I make a giant ultimate Florida road trip post.  It's going to be just like my Utah road trip one, but for Florida.  This is where you'll find…

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Fakahatchee Boardwalk: The Perfect Easy Hike Near Everglades City

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. We did the Fakahatchee boardwalk, officially known as the Big Cypress Bend Boardwalk, last year, too and really liked it.  This time though, we got to see the CUTEST baby gators ever. Ok,…

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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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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…

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Why You Need To Take A Ghost Tour In St. Augustine, Florida

I've always wanted to do a ghost tour, but for some reason just never did.  Until I went to St. Augustine with my parents.  And I don't think there's a better place for a first ghost tour than the oldest city in the US.  Well, maybe the Stanley Hotel, but this is a great second…

Cape San Blas Shelling: Everything You Need To Know

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. 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…

The Best Trails In Gainesville, Florida + Awesome Springs And State Parks

This content was created in partnership with hotels.com.  If you've been here for a while, you'll know I've spent quite a bit of time in the Gainesville, Florida area over the last few winters.  While the city itself can be pretty busy, there are plenty of places in or near it to get outside and…

La Chua Trail And Sweetwater Wetlands: The Perfect Afternoon Hiking In Gainesville, Florida

**La Chua Trail is currently closed after the boardwalk due to high water levels** There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. The more time I spend in Gainesville, the more I want to get out and see the area.  One…

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.  Camping there was awesome and we did that for three nights, then spent two nights in Homestead,…

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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? …

How To Visit 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 see Biscayne National Park. …