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Bob Rountree and Bonnie Gross

Veteran journalists who worked together at Fort Lauderdale's SunSentinel newspaper, Bonnie and Bob founded FloridaRambler.com in 2010 to explore the natural, authentic Florida, writing about their natural interests in hiking, biking, paddling, RV and tent camping, wildlife, unique lodging, dining and historic places.

As you plan 2023 outings, let these top stories be your guide

From the Florida’s hidden beaches to Key West on the cheap, readers chose these top stories in 2022, all of which are updated and relevant for your planning in 2023. Top 75 Florida events, fairs & festivals We started festival coverage a decade ago with a popular list of seafood festivals (now No. 2). But that …

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Scenic Legacy Trail between Venice and now Sarasota is one of Florida’s best bike trails

This paved bike trail system has it all — spectacular scenery, a smooth paved surface with few road crossings and great amenities and stops along the way. And it keeps getting better. The final northern segment to downtown Sarasota just opened.

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