Naples Bird Rookery Swamp: It’s a beaut for hiking, biking, wildlife Good birding at Corkscrew Bird Rookery Swamp Trail.
Manatee Park & the Orange River: Fort Myers kayak trail ideal for winter day Curious manatee at Manatee Park, Fort Myers, on the Orange River, Feb. 14, 2015
Who needs a groundhog? The Boys of Summer are back! Who needs a groundhog? The Boys of Summer are back!
Shark Valley at Everglades National Park: Great bike trail; terrific wildlife At Shark Valley in early January, this pair were so close, you had to walk to the other side of the paved path to avoid crowding them. (Never crowd a Mama Gator!) There were six oher young gators in the grass around Big Mama.

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Grant Seafood Festival this weekend
Festivals / News

Grant Seafood Festival this weekend

This hamlet near Sebastian is noteworthy for its proximity to oyster bars and clam beds that nurture the marine eco-system of the Indian River. The fishing here is awesome, and so is the seafood that you will enjoy at their annual festival to be held Feb. 28-March1.

Good birding at Corkscrew Bird Rookery Swamp Trail.
Bike & Hike / Birding / Southwest Florida

Naples Bird Rookery Swamp: It’s a beaut for hiking, biking, wildlife

Few South Florida hiking or biking trails rival this 12-mile-long trail near Naples for scenery and wildlife. It deserves to be known outside the Naples area.

Back to Nature: 10 Campgrounds Near Daytona
Camping / Northeast Florida

Back to Nature: 10 Campgrounds Near Daytona

With the Daytona 500 and Bike Week already upon us, it’s probably too late to find a camp site this year. Although it may be worth a phone call to see if there are any cancellations. At the least, you can plan ahead for next year.

Curious manatee at Manatee Park, Fort Myers, on the Orange River, Feb. 14, 2015
Kayak & Canoe / Southwest Florida

Manatee Park & the Orange River: Fort Myers kayak trail ideal for winter day

When it’s chilly, you can see dozens of manatees at this free park. Even without manatees, the Orange River is a beautiful kayak trail through Old Florida scenery.

Photo by stephg67 via Flickr
Bike & Hike / Historic / Northeast Florida

Azaleas bloom at Ravine Gardens; celebrated in festival March 7-8, 2015

It’s spring in Florida: Azaleas are blazing in white, lavender, pink and red at a Florida state park with a rich history.

Who needs a groundhog? The Boys of Summer are back!
Florida Roundups / News

Who needs a groundhog? The Boys of Summer are back!

Our comprehensive Spring Training Guide is an invaluable resource, listing report dates, schedules, ticket info, campgrounds, lodging and things to do near each of Florida’s 14 training camps. Individual game tickets for most clubs are on sale now.

Fort Myers Beach shrimp boat by Albert Heaps via Flickr
News / Southwest Florida

Fort Myers Beach Shrimp Festival, March 14-15, 2015

This isn’t frozen shrimp or imported shrimp or farmed shrimp. The huge boiling pots at the Fort Myers Beach Shrimp Festival are filled with fresh, right-off-the-boat Gulf pink shrimp. Members of the Lions Club have perfected the cooking technique over 50 years of Shrimp Festivals.

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