Blue Spring State Park
Blue Spring State Park covers more than 2,600 acres, including the largest spring on the St. Johns River. Blue Spring is a designated Manatee Refuge and the winter home to a growing population of West Indian Manatees. The spring and spring run are closed during Manatee season, mid-November through March. Swimming or diving with manatees is not permitted; this rule is strictly enforced. For centuries, the spring area was home to Native Americans. In 1766 it was visited by Colonial American…
A Slice of Pure Florida | Ginnie Springs Outdoors | High Springs, FL
Take a much-needed break and relax in one of Florida’s most beautiful natural resources. Ginnie Springs is the perfect getaway for everyone.
Best Warm-Weather Family Adventures
While their Brooklyn neighbors shoveled snow and sat in airports over Christmas, the Belfreys lathered on the SPF. Unfazed by the news that 49 of 50 states had snow, the family contentedly spent their December vacation on their paddleboards, cruising the 71-degree water in Duck Key, FL.Winter 2010–2011 has not been kind to the United States. Record snowfalls have pummeled several snow-hearty cities like Boston and New York. And U.S. airports cancelled more than 10,000 flights in December…
A Tour Of Florida Through Food
It takes about a day to travel from one tip of Florida to the other. It would take an eternity if you were to stop at all the amazing places there are to eat. Check out a few of the local favorites you should try out when you VISIT FLORIDA.
Orlaith in Madeira
Once a month, the local lido transforms into a nightclub. It's a strange event. Just to explain the Canico de Baixo lido(1): it's not one of the stylish new ones, with wide spaces and generous wooden decking everywhere. This is an older one: someone poured cement between a bunch of razor-sharp rocks to make small sunbathing plateaux. There's a small shallow swimming pool. And the sea is on three sides. They turn it into a club by draining & lining the pool, setting up small bars, twirly…