News of interest for outdoor recreation enthusiasts.
The variety and size of kayaks is almost endless, and it’s difficult to decide which yak is best for you. We hope this guide will help you make that decision.
We are continuously updating our closure list for state parks, state forests, national forests and public campgrounds in Florida’s Panhandle in the wake of Hurricane Michael.
It is possible to go to Key West on a budget. Here are some frugal tips on lodging, interesting budget restaurants and free places to go.
Blue Spring State Park, home to manatees in the winter and a favorite place for a swim in bracing spring water in the summer, will allow visitors to stay after closing during firefly season through early April. If that took you by surprise, you’re with me. But there is a firefly season and Blue Spring, located 35 miles north of Orlando in Orange City, is firefly central.
Your smartphone has never had more tools available to explore Florida’s outdoors.
We’ve selected nine public campgrounds near Tampa Bay for their scenic beauty, low prices and prime opportunities for hiking, biking, kayaking and canoeing. We think you’ll like these choices.
Next time you travel Florida’s west coast on I-75, take a five minutes detour in Fort Myers to discover a magnificent slice of old Florida – a 1.2 mile boardwalk through an unspoiled cypress swamp called Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve.
Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, is the day for budget travelers and museum lovers to enjoy Florida museums for free. Some participating attractions normally charge up to $25 admission.