Month: June 2021

Culinary Travel Featured Florida Fun Travel News

What’s New in Florida Travel for 2021: Adventure Trails

As the coronavirus pandemic swept into the Sunshine State and country, you may have missed the announcement of some adventure trails launched in 2020 and 2021. Five destinations with trails are uniquely Florida. They all are fun to follow and offer a new way to discover a slice of Florida.

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A Brood X Cicada in North Georgia, May 2021
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My Excellent Adventure Finding Brood X Cicadas in North Georgia

I set out Memorial Day Weekend on a road trip to find Brood X cicadas in North Georgia. Along the way, I visited friends and stayed in dog-friendly HipCamp sites.

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HipCamp Stay in Hendersonville, North Carolina: NERO Coffee + Camp
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HipCamp Stay in Hendersonville, North Carolina: NERO Coffee + Camp

I booked a camping spot at NERO Coffee + Camp in Hendersonville, N.C., via HipCamp because it’s close to DuPont State Recreational Forest and the owner has an intriguing story.

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HipCamp Stay in South Carolina: Rosewood Rendezvous Tiny Cabin in Winnsboro
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HipCamp Stay in Winnsboro, South Carolina: Rosewood Rendezvous Tiny Cabin

Horses. Donkeys. A farm dog. Fireflies. And more! The Rosewood Rendezvous Tiny Cabin in Winnsboro, S.C. is a magical mountain stay booked through HipCamp.

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Fossils Collected from the Peace River
Featured Florida Fun Nature Travel

Earning My Floridian Cred by Canoeing the Peace River Hunting for Fossils

Paddling the Peace River is something you must do to be considered a true Floridian. Even us Yankees who relocated to the Sunshine State can earn our Florida cred by paddling a portion (or all) 106 miles of the Peace from Polk County in Central Florida to Charlotte Harbor in Southwest Florida. Here’s a confession, up until March, I have never paddled the Peace River.

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