Confirming the Nomenclature of Big Cypress National Preserve

Winter is the absolute best time to get outdoors in South Florida. While the rest of the country shivers, we’re enjoying mild temperatures (highs around 70) and blissfully low humidity, at least as compared to the rest of the year. A cold snap is particularly welcome because it drives off or kills the blood-thirsty mosquitoes … Read moreConfirming the Nomenclature of Big Cypress National Preserve

Ringing in 2018 at Sebastian Inlet State Park

We started out the new year right — in our Airstream, camped at yet another fantastic state park. Sebastian Inlet State Park is located in the Treasure Coast area of Florida, approximately 175 miles north of our home in Miami. This is a park that exemplifies the motto of our state park system: The Real … Read moreRinging in 2018 at Sebastian Inlet State Park

Rocketing Up the Learning Curve at Jonathan Dickinson State Park

We snagged a campsite for the week of Thanksgiving at Jonathan Dickinson State Park in Hobe Sound, where we planned to have our first extended camping experience with our new Airstream trailer while being close to family to celebrate the holiday. The park is packed with enticing amenities and activities, so we hoped to enjoy … Read moreRocketing Up the Learning Curve at Jonathan Dickinson State Park

Another Great (and Free) Birdwatching Location

The Palm Beach County Water Utilities Department deserves mad props for creating not one, but two, different and equally interesting locations that serve a dual purpose: water reclamation / filtration, and public access to wildlife viewing. After our successful visit to Wakodahatchee Wetlands in January, we decided to take advantage of the last nice weather … Read moreAnother Great (and Free) Birdwatching Location