Author: Solo Travel Girl

Jennifer A. Huber is the voice behind Solo Travel Girl. She's an award-winning travel and outdoor blogger and writer in Southwest Florida. Originally from Buffalo, N.Y., a hiking trail led her to a career path in the tourism industry for more than 30 years. She spent a decade with a park management company in Yellowstone, Death Valley, and Everglades National Parks. She founded the travel blog, SoloTravelGirl.com with the goal of inspiring others to travel alone, not lonely. Jennifer holds a Travel Marketing Professional certification from the Southeast Tourism Society, is a certified food judge, member of the NASA Social community, and alum of the FBI Citizens Academy. In 2023, she was a finalist in AARP's Benefits Badass competition. When not traveling, she is either in the kitchen, practicing her photography skills, or road tripping with her dog, Radcliff.

Jason Grauberger, owner of Starry Night Florida, points out constellations during a stargazing tour in Charlotte County, Fla., March 30, 2024.
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I Took A Stargazing Tour With This New Company In Southwest Florida

Constellations. Planets. Betelgeuse. Oh my! Tour the Southwest Florida night sky with Starry Night Florida in Punta Gorda, Fla.

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Manatee in the Flamingo Marina in Everglades National Park, Fla., Jan. 14, 2024.
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How Flamingo in Everglades National Park Won My Heart. Again.

Flamingo in Everglades National Park was my home for more than three years. I recently returned to see the changes and I’m impressed.

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2024. One year means 366 opportunities.
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Four Quirky Events I’m Excited About in 2024

Several events will make 2024 memorable but I’m looking forward to the quirky, fun stuff. Leap Day, a solar eclipse, an epic cicada emergence, and Smoky Bear’s 80th birthday top my list!

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Florida State Parks Annual Pass.
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How to Get Your Florida State Parks Annual Pass for 50% Off! (By January 13, 2024)

Through the Great Outdoors Initiative, you can purchase your Florida State Parks Annual Pass for 50% off now through January 13, 2024.

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One of four flamingos I saw at Fort De Soto Park in St. Petersburg, Fla, Sept. 3, 2023.
Adventure Featured Florida Fun Nature Travel

Caught Up in Hurricane Idalia’s Florida Flamingo Frenzy

If there’s a silver lining, or pink feathery fringe, to a storm, it’s the presence of wild flamingos in Florida, and I set out to find some.

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Dog-friendly glamping in Tennessee! Mecca Camp Resort in Tellico Plains, Tenn., May 2023.
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My First Time Sleeping in a Glamping Tent Was Amazing!

I recently had my first tent glamping experience, and it was as amazing as I hoped. I was surrounded by Mother Nature while having modern conveniences.

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Goats sitting pretty in a trough at Goat House Farm, Tallahassee, Fla.
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Florida Travel: Glamping with Goats in Tallahassee

No kidding! I spent a weekend glamping with goats in Tallahassee and it’s just what my soul needed.

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Scenic pull-out in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, June 2, 2023.
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5 Tips for a Memorable Summer 2023 Vacation in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited national park in the United States. These five tips will make your summer 2023 visit memorable.

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Jenn Pesky Mosquitoes
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Five Practical Tips for Avoiding Mosquito Bites this Summer

I spent 10 years living and working in three national parks. Here are my tips for avoiding mosquito bites this summer.

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Observing wildlife collected during a nighttime seagrass wading trip into Lemon Bay with the Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center in Englewood, Fla.
Featured Florida Fun

Learning About Florida’s Sea Life with a Nighttime Seagrass Wading Trip in Englewood

Step into another world to learn about Florida’s sea life during a nighttime seagrass wading trip into Lemon Bay with the Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center in Englewood, Fla.

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