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Press Release: Peace River Wildlife Center Hosting Family-Friendly Fundraiser Aug. 21, 2021

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Press Release: Peace River Wildlife Center Hosting Family-Friendly Fundraiser Aug. 21, 2021

The Peace River Wildlife Center is hosting the Fur, Feathers & Food fundraiser with carnival games, food, photo booth with animal ambassadors, and live music. Annually, it costs PRWC $90,000 to feed patient and resident native wildlife.

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Press Release: Gatorama’s Alligator Hatching Festival is Scheduled for Aug. 21 – 29, 2021

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Press Release:  Gatorama’s Alligator Hatching Festival is Scheduled for Aug. 21 – 29, 2021

Baby alligators are chirping, grunting, and snapping out of their shells this time of year and Gatorama’s 18th Annual Alligator Hatching Festival is Aug. 21 – 29. Attendees can hold and hatch alligator eggs in their hands at 10665 U.S. Highway 27 in Palmdale, Fla.

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Things to do in Buffalo, New York: Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Preserve

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Things to do in Buffalo, New York: Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Preserve

Looking for unique things to do in Buffalo, New York? Go ahead and dig into Penn Dixie Fossil Park & Preserve!

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Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park: Big Cypress Bend Boardwalk

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Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park: Big Cypress Bend Boardwalk

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.

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

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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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My Excellent Adventure Finding Brood X Cicadas in North Georgia

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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 North Georgia: Tiger Drive-In Theater in Tiger

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HipCamp Stay in North Georgia: Tiger Drive-In Theater in Tiger

The coolest place to camp in North Georgia is the Tiger Drive-In Theater in Tiger.

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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 Winnsboro, South Carolina: Rosewood Rendezvous Tiny Cabin

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

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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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