Our readers viewed a record 2.4 million pages on Florida Rambler during 2020, despite the pandemic. Of the 500+ stories we delivered, these were our 10 most popular articles of the year.
Backcountry camping permits can now be reserved online. Meantime, Veterans and Gold Star Families no longer have to pay entrance fees to national parks.
Visitors who think Key West “has been ruined” often blame the huge cruise ships that are frequent visitors spewing thousands of day-trippers onto the island. That might be changing, as Key West residents passed three referendums Nov. 3 requiring cruise ships to be smaller and fewer.
The regular Florida spiny lobster season begins August 6 and continues through March 31. Here’s what you need to know, how to catch Florida’s spiny lobster and how to cook it.
Ten years ago, we launched a website about all the places we had discovered to enjoy in unique and fabulous natural Florida. FloridaRambler.com is all about you and places you can go, but for this occasion we want to share our origin story.
Florida State Forests have opened off-road vehicle trails in three forest reserves as the Forest Service eases into Phase 2 of its re-opening plan. State forest campgrounds have been open for several weeks.
Grayton Beach State Park has been named Best Beach in America in the annual Top 10 list by FIU’s Dr. Beach. Another Florida beach made the cut at No. 6.
Florida State Parks have reopened for day use and camping with a few exceptions. Cabin rentals have been delayed until June 9. Here’s what you need to know.
One of our favorite stops on the drive down the Florida Keys — Anne’s Beach in Islamorada — has re-opened two years after it was devastated by Hurricane Irma. Located at mile marker 73.5, Anne’s Beach is a rare thing in the Florida Keys – a natural sandy beach. And it’s free.
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.