Ichetucknee Springs State Park

Dampiers Landing Ichetucknee Springs State Park

Ichetucknee Springs State Park Ichetucknee Springs State Park is an oasis. It has something for everyone: Tubing on a natural lazy river Paddling: Canoe and Kayaking One of the clearest rivers in Florida Fantastic snorkeling Scuba diving, and cave diving Beautiful nature Hiking trails Diverse wildlife Grills, BBQ and picnic facilities On-site restaurants with various … Read more Ichetucknee Springs State Park

Florida’s Retirement Problems

Florida has a famously old population. Many regions are jokingly referred to as “Heaven’s waiting room” because it is where people go to spend their last years before death. Demographic trends can make it appear as if Florida has a steady influx of new residents. Many reports have optimistically touted the expiration of State and … Read more Florida’s Retirement Problems

Sanibel Island, Florida

Sanibel Island Beaches are visible through green trees and a beach walkway

Last updated on February 16th, 2020 at 04:35 pmSanibel Island is one of my favorite places in all of Florida. I love it because it strikes a perfect balance between so many great things. Nature, conservation and respectful human enjoyment. Laid back, but sophisticated Luxurious, but accessible I especially love the bike paths which connect … Read more Sanibel Island, Florida

Devil’s Den Spring

Devil's Den Cavern in Williston Florida

Last updated on February 9th, 2020 at 02:31 pmDevil’s Den Spring Devil’s Den Spring is of the coolest, most unique springs in Florida. It’s always been a popular spot, but in recent years it’s become insta-famous on Youtube and Instagram. People are drawn to its deep blue water, fascinating history and beautiful photo ops. Devil’s … Read more Devil’s Den Spring

Food for Hurricanes

Empty shelves during hurricane food preparation

Last updated on February 13th, 2020 at 09:22 pmFood for Hurricanes Living in Florida means dealing with hurricanes. Anyone who’s ever been through one knows that planning for hurricane food can be a major stress point. Stocking up at the last minute doesn’t work, so it’s best to plan ahead. Preparing Before the Storm This … Read more Food for Hurricanes

Blue Hole: Florida’s Hidden Treasure

Blue Springs Florida Underwater Photo

Last updated on February 5th, 2020 at 02:57 pmBlue Hole: Ichetucknee Spring’s Hidden Treasure The Blue Hole in Florida is spectacular. I love Ichetucknee Springs, especially Blue Hole. I’m grateful to have visited many times, and can never wait for the next trip. It’s hard to capture the beauty of this place with words, or … Read more Blue Hole: Florida’s Hidden Treasure

Rock Springs Kelly Park 

Last updated on February 13th, 2020 at 09:57 pmRock Springs Kelly Park The main attraction at Rock Springs Kelly Park is a gorgeous natural Florida spring and a relaxing natural lazy river. It has a super convenient location. It’s less than 30 miles away from Orlando, but surrounded by serene nature and lots of Florida … Read more Rock Springs Kelly Park