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Last updated on March 26th, 2020 at 01:56 pm

FloridaRambler.com is published by Florida Rambler Media of Fort Lauderdale to serve an unmet need for reliable information about things to do outdoors in the authentic Florida.

Florida Rambler features best beaches, hiking, biking, canoe and kayak, RV, cabin and tent camping, and exploring the back roads and small towns that are uniquely Florida.

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

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Bob Rountree

Bob Rountree is a former reporter and 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. Bob says a travel day is never complete without winding up on a dirt road or in a corn field. His work has been published in the South Florida SunSentinel, the Orlando Sentinel, The Guardian, the Miami Herald and other publications. Prior to the SunSentinel, Bob was a correspondent for United Press International.

Bonnie Gross and David Blasco

Bonnie and David at Dry Tortugas National Park

Bonnie Gross is a travel writer, 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 Sun-Sentinel.com 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.

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Ralph A.

Wednesday 1st of September 2021

As a Florida resident my entire life, I truly enjoying receiving these in my inbox for news ways to see my home state. If you ever start donations to support your work, I would be glad to help. Thanks again.

Melissa Turrentine

Thursday 6th of May 2021

Just to let you know how much I enjoy these posts. I cannot make every park or suggestion ( from title walks to canoe trips) but I try to write down on an index card for my next adventure when in the area. Your comments and recommended places to go are most welcome to a traveler like myself! We frequent the panhandle every one or two years and sometimes central Florida for Florida kin visits

Bonnie Gross

Thursday 6th of May 2021

Thank you for the wonderful feedback.

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