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Jason Grauberger, owner of Starry Night Florida, points out constellations during a stargazing tour in Charlotte County, Fla., March 30, 2024.
Adventure Featured Florida Fun Nature Travel

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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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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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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Photograph by Outdoor Afro from Nature Swagger by Rue Mapp, published by Chronicle Books.
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New Outdoor Book “Nature Swagger” Celebrates Black Joy

“Nature Swagger: Stories and Visions of Black Joy in the Outdoors.” is a book by Outdoor Afro CEO and Founder Rue Mapp.

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