Reading inspires adventure. After reading “The Orchid Thief” by Susan Orlean earlier this year, visiting Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park became a priority. I finally stepped foot in Florida’s largest state park and soon realized, I’ll need to make a return visit or two.
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.
The coolest place to camp in North Georgia is the Tiger Drive-In Theater in Tiger.
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.
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.
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.
I love camping but I’m at the age where hotel camping is more my speed. Needing to reconnect with nature and center my soul, I used HipCamp to find a sweet Florida glamping spot near Jacksonville called the Good Karma HoneyBee Bnb.
Interested in planning a shelling vacation in Southwest Florida? Following is a response I provided a reader looking for advice on planning her shelling vacation.
Lush, dense forests, ancient oak trees, boardwalk trails, and history are some of the reasons to visit Highlands Hammock State Park. Here’s what I love about this Sebring park.
Discovering treasure hunting during the pandemic has been a bright spot It’s a way of getting outside, keeping my body and mind active, staying safe by socially distancing from others, and discovering new places, whether in my neighborhood or another state.
Shell, yeah! I had the best shelling experience in Southwest Florida earlier this year and it was with Treasure Seekers Shell Tours in the Ten Thousand Islands.
Shoot Like A Girl® Free Archery and Firearms Experience at Bass Pro Shops® in Fort Myers, FL, Feb. 6 & 7, 2021
The Shoot Like A Girl Home of the Brave Tour is making its first scheduled stop of the year at Bass Pro Shops in Fort Myers, Florida for a free interactive event.
A spa day is the perfect way to celebrate a birthday and I arranged an indulgent encounter for a friend at one of the most unique spots in Florida, Myakka Elephant Ranch
If you found me from my appearance on Reel Talk Radio hosted by Capt. Debbie Hanson, hello and welcome! Following are links making solo travel and outdoor adventures easier and topics we discuss on the show.
What do you do when you see a gopher tortoise in Florida? The first thing is to congratulate yourself because seeing one is a special experience. Here are other reasons why.