Dig into your garage for your rod and reel, pick up some bait and get out there for license-free fishing days in Florida on two weekends in June.
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We’ve missed Florida State Parks during the pandemic shutdown; it’s helped us realize how much we love them. As we again return to the state parks, we’re sharing with you our eight favorite state parks — special preserves located all across Florida. Did we include your favorite?
With more than 1,700 islands, it is not surprising that the Florida Keys have ample abandoned history to explore. Humans may have called them home since at least the height of Greek civilization, some 3,600 years ago.
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 is reopening to outdoors recreation, but the virus is still here. Learn how to protect yourself and others in campgrounds, riding a bike, taking a hike, sunbathing or surfing at the beach.
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.
Back in the day, Sunday scenic drives were a weekly event in my family. Perhaps the old normal will become the new normal in these challenging times of social distancing.
I asked our friend, Key West guidebook writer Karuna Eberl, if she’d like to write about what it’s like being in the Florida Keys during this quarantine. She and her husband live on Cudjoe Key and I wondered how empty the Keys must feel without tourists. I didn’t expect this moving reply.
Telegraph Creek, a tributary of the Caloosahatchee River near Fort Myers, is all the things I love about kayaking destinations – out-of-the-way, uncrowded, scenic, full of wildlife. It’s located within a half hour of Fort Myers and is ideal for a shaded two- or three-hour kayak outing.