Last updated on June 15th, 2019 at 08:19 am is published by Florida Rambler Media Inc. of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., to serve an unmet need for reliable information about things to do outdoors in the real Florida, the authentic Florida, the outdoor paradise that offers a huge variety of recreational opportunities.

You just have to find them, and we’re here to help.

Florida Rambler is your getaway guide to the authentic Florida, featuring best beaches, hiking, biking, canoe and kayak, RV, cabin and tent camping, unique lodgins, tiki bars and crab shacks, as well as exploring back roads, small towns and the hidden Florida.

Florida Rambler Media was founded in 2010 by veteran Florida journalists, Bob Rountree and Bonnie Gross.

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Bob Rountree

Bob Rountree is a former reporter, assistant city editor, night city editor and online editor at South Florida’s SunSentinel newspaper, Bob and his wife Kathy are enthusiastic explorers, RV and tent campers, boaters, kayakers, sailors and fishers who have roamed much of the state.  Back roads and hidden harbors are a specialty.  Bob says a travel day is never complete without winding up on a dirt road or a corn field. His work has been published in The Guardian UK, the Miami Herald, Orlando Sentinel, South Florida SunSentinel and other publications.

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Bonnie and David at Dry Tortugas National Park

Bonnie Gross is a travel writer, a teacher, a former editor and online manager for the SunSentinel.  She held a variety of positions at the SunSentinel, from reporter and city editor to charities manager. She joined the Sun-Sentinel online staff as one of its original members in 1995 and was instrumental in establishing as the most popular newspaper web site in Florida. Bonnie and her husband David Blasco are avid hikers, bikers, history lovers and explorers. Bonnie especially enjoys discovering destinations that tell Florida’s history.

In addition to producing content for, Bob and Bonnie write original feature articles for newspapers, magazines, travel agencies and other web sites. For more information, use the contact form below.