Shark Valley – Everglades National Park

Exploring Shark Valley~ For many visitors to South Florida, exploring Everglades National Park is a must. Shark Valley is a great place to start! Shark Valley is located in a sawgrass prairie area of the Everglades with small potholes of … Continued

Daytona 500 | NASCAR’S Super Bowl

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Going To The Race! The Daytona 500 is known as “The Great American Race” and is held every year on President’s Day weekend in Daytona, Florida. I’ve talked about going to the race for years.  This year I went and … Continued

Big Cypress National Preserve – It Might Surprise You!

Enormous & Essential~ The incredible Big Cypress National Preserve in South Florida stretches out over 700,000 acres and borders the north edge of Everglades National Park. The Big Cypress Swamp is an essential element of the greater Everglades ecosystem because … Continued

Visit Naples Pier

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Naples Pier~ Naples, Florida is a premier vacation destination, but a lot of visitors are not aware of the iconic Naples Pier, which sits on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.  This extraordinary Pier extends 1,000 feet … Continued

Seeking Peace in the Ten Thousand Islands

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Escape the Chaos~ Coming from a small Western Colorado town and moving into a bustling area like Southwest Florida can feel overwhelming sometimes.  The amount of people and traffic feel chaotic to a small town girl like me.  Wanting to … Continued

Airboating the Everglades

What? Have you ever seen video of cool air boats with the big fans in the back flying down a waterway in the Everglades? Have you ever dreamed of taking a ride in one?  Well, I have.  And you know … Continued

Wandering Alligator Alley

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What’s Alligator Alley? If you are familiar with the State of Florida, you may have heard of Alligator Alley in some context. But what is it, and better yet, where is it?  Until I moved to Southwest Florida 4 years … Continued

Epcot Food & Wine Festival 2018

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I’m Going! I’ve lived in Southwest Florida for almost 4 years and have always wanted to attend the Epcot Food & Wine Festival at Disney World. Last year I told myself that I was going to go this year; no … Continued

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