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Ready to Fly? 5 Popular Florida Zipline Adventures

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Ready to Fly? 5 Popular Florida Zipline Adventures

Looking for an adrenaline rush during your Florida vacation? Here are some popular Florida zipline adventures.

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5 Awesome Airboat Tours for Your Florida Vacation

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5 Awesome Airboat Tours for Your Florida Vacation

Racing through marshy and grassy areas in an airboat and spotting alligators seems to top the list of things to do for tourists during a Florida vacation. Heck, even after living in the Sunshine State for more than two decades, I still enjoy the thrill of zipping and spinning over marshy areas at speeds up to 45 mph and admiring flora and fauna.

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Kayaking Manatee Park in Fort Myers

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Kayaking Manatee Park in Fort Myers

Cooler temperatures mean it is manatee viewing season in Florida. The state has several seasonal warm-water manatee gathering areas and one of my favorite spots is Lee County’s Manatee Park in Fort Myers.

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Forget Squats! Climb the Gasparilla Island Lighthouse

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Forget Squats! Climb the Gasparilla Island Lighthouse

Forget squats! Get a workout just as good and with a breathtaking view, climb the Gasparilla Island Lighthouse in Southwest Florida.

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The Legend of Daytona Beach’s Brownie the Town Dog

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The Legend of Daytona Beach’s Brownie the Town Dog

Every dog is worthy of being memorialized through a bronze statue, but how many dogs do you know are actually memorialized in bronze? This is the continuing tale of Daytona Beach’s legendary Brownie the Town Dog.

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What It’s Like to Attend the National Christmas Tree Lighting in Washington, D.C.

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What It’s Like to Attend the National Christmas Tree Lighting in Washington, D.C.

Have you ever considered attending the National Christmas Tree Lighting in Washington, D.C.? Presented by the National Park Service and National Park Foundation and held in President’s Park, it’s a true honor. My parents and I attended in 2018 and here’s a bit of our experience in a journey to #FindYourPark.

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Florida Travel: Walking in the Steps of the Calusa

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Florida Travel: Walking in the Steps of the Calusa

One of the things I love about Florida is the rich history. Recently, I spent an afternoon walking in the steps of the Calusa at the Randell Research Center in Pineland. There, they have nurtured the Calusa Heritage Trail.

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Eat Like a Local on Bangkok Food Tours

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Eat Like a Local on Bangkok Food Tours

My friend Pam is from Thailand and every month, she hosts a Thai food cooking lesson in her home. Her dishes keep my memories of the daily Bangkok food tours I took vivid. Pam has taught me to make yummy dishes such as chicken satay with peanut sauce and my favorite entrée, pad Thai.

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Everglades National Park is Open During the Federal Government Shutdown But…

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Everglades National Park is Open During the Federal Government Shutdown But…

Europe has centuries-old castles, Asia has sacred temples, and the United States has our National Park System. As filmmaker Ken Burns said of them, they are “America’s best idea.” How is the government shutdown affecting our national parks?

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January 2019: Solo Travel Girl Update

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January 2019: Solo Travel Girl Update

What has Solo Travel Girl been up to?. Here is a short list of some accomplishments and interviews from 2018 through January 2019.

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