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RV Camping: Tips for booking campsites in Florida this winter

Snowbirds are already snapping up RV campsites for “the season.” Florida residents should do the same. It’s competitive during peak months.

Florida Rambler 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

Florida Rambler 2015 Holiday Gift Guide

5 great gift ideas for exploring the authentic Florida.

How families with fourth graders can print a free national park pass

How families with fourth graders can print a free national park pass

Help spread the word: Every fourth grade student in America can now print out a free pass to visit a national park with his or her family. Get the details and link here.

My carbon footprint: ‘Offsetting’ a year of travel for Florida Rambler

My carbon footprint: ‘Offsetting’ a year of travel for Florida Rambler

The contradition bothers me: I drive many miles, spewing carbon dioxide into the environment, to reach destinations where the environment is unspoiled. A small sop: This year, I offset the carbon footprint of my Florida Rambler travel.

2014 Holiday Gift Guide

2014 Holiday Gift Guide

Our annual gift guide of cool products that will add to your enjoyment of Florida’s outdoors.

Tent camping: The essentials checklist

Tent camping: The essentials checklist

Spring is the best time of year for tent camping in Florida. Campgrounds are emptying out as snowbirds flock home, and the weather is fantastic. Break out the gear and head for the woods!

Best apps for exploring Florida’s outdoors

Best apps for exploring Florida’s outdoors

Now that the holidays are over and you’re gushing over your new iPhone, iPad or Android device, we think the time is right to bring you the Best Apps for exploring Florida’s outdoors.

Handy guides for exploring Florida’s outdoors

Handy guides for exploring Florida’s outdoors

Exploring Florida sometimes requires more than just a sense of adventure and the time to travel. These guides are essential tools to help you find paddling and hiking trails, campgrounds and where to experience the authentic Florida.

Useful apps for camping and kayaking

Useful apps for camping and kayaking

Exploring Florida’s outdoors gets easier with these useful mobile apps for camping and kayaking, digital guidebooks on iPhone, iPad and Android for the 21st Century.

Reader asks ‘Where can I go primitive camping in Central Florida?’

Reader asks ‘Where can I go primitive camping in Central Florida?’

We’re starting a new feature: We want to be your concierge to the Florida outdoors. Send us your questions. We’ll try to answer them and we’ll ask our readers to offer suggestions too. First question: Where can I go primitive camping in Central Florida?

Gift Guide 2012: Essential gear and guidebooks for the outdoors

Gift Guide 2012: Essential gear and guidebooks for the outdoors

Each year, we take a look at our gear and guidebooks and make recommendations based […]

Kayak Buyer’s Guide: Choosing the right one

Kayak Buyer’s Guide: Choosing the right one

The variety and size of kayaks is almost endless, and it’s difficult to decide which yak is best for you. This guide will help you make that decision, whether you are buying a surf kayak, sea kayak, fishing kayak, inflatable kayak, a basic recreational kayak — or a multi-purpose craft.

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