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RVing in Florida

For RVing, Florida is one of the most popular destinations in the world. People travel from all over to escape cold winters, relax on beautiful

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Keeping Birds Away

Florida is a bird lover’s paradise. Birders visit Florida from around the world for a chance to experience the Great Birding Trail, and to spot

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Boating

Shoes for sailing

Choosing shoes for sailing is important, and can be difficult. I can’t tell you how many hours I’ve spent looking for the perfect boat shoes

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Florida

Surfing in Florida

Last updated on September 19th, 2020. Is there good surfing in Florida? Florida can have excellent surf, but only during specific conditions. Florida’s marine geography

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sailing near Key West, Florida
Florida

Sailing Documentaries

Last updated on October 19th, 2020. My Favorite Online Sailing Documentaries This page will feature the best sailing documentaries I’ve found over the years. If

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Florida

Sailing Movies

Last updated on August 8th, 2020. Sailors always want be on the water. Unfortunately, that’s not always possible; especially today. Sailing books, movies and stories

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National Forests in Florida

National Forests in Florida Florida is home to three important National Forests, as well as several Florida State Forests. Apalachicola Ocala Osceola Apalachicola National Forest

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A beach on Peanut Island, Florida
Palm Beach

Peanut Island, Florida

Last updated on September 20th, 2020. Peanut Island, Florida Peanut Island is easily one of the best beaches in Florida. Some locals visit every weekend,

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Devil's Den Cavern in Williston Florida
Florida Springs

Devil’s Den Spring

Last updated on October 2nd, 2020. Devil’s Den Spring Devil’s Den Spring is of the coolest, most unique springs in Florida. It’s always been a

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Blue Hole Spring inside Ichetucknee Springs State Park, Florida
Florida

Springs in Florida

Last updated on October 7th, 2020. Springs in Florida and Karst Geology Before talking about Florida springs, and the karst limestone that makes them possible,

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Hurricane Preparation

Food for Hurricanes

Last updated on October 7th, 2020. Food for Hurricanes Living in Florida means dealing with hurricanes. Anyone who’s ever been through one knows that planning

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Florida Hot Springs: Warm Mineral Springs
Florida Springs

Hot Springs in Florida

Last updated on October 15th, 2020. Hot Springs of Florida Florida is home to thousands of beautiful, natural springs. Few know this, but some of

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Living in Florida

Make Block Ice

Last updated on September 17th, 2020. Update for September, 2020:  Thanks to all of you who have reached out with your solutions and suggestons!  I’ll

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