For the third time, the state system was awarded the State Park System Class Gold Medal award. Florida already set a record when it won its second Gold Medal in 2005, which no park system had ever won.
We don’t often show you videos, but this is an exceptional five minutes of Fort Myers/Sanibel natural beauty. With sunsets, sunrises, night skies and baby turtles, it’s everything awesome in Florida.
There’s no guarantee you’ll see a sea turtle laying eggs on these night-time beach walks. But we got lucky.
DAYTONA BEACH — Tiger Bay State Forest is a vast wilderness quite close to Daytona Beach International Speedway, and it’s a great destination for camping, fishing, off-road bike riding, hiking and horseback riding.
Delray Beach makes a great weekend getaway: It’s a charming, walkable urban area with outstanding gardens, historic buildings, a great downtown main street and an open, natural beach.
Everglades National Park will get new eco-tents and cabins at the Flamingo district by the 2019 winter season. The National Park Service signed a contract with Guest Services to construct 24 cottages and 20 eco-tents by December 2019, and authorized a total of 40 cottages and 40 eco-tents.
Flamingo Gardens in Davie combines my all-time favorite things: history, flora, fauna — and great deals.
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?