Florida public libraries and Florida State Parks team up to launch The Real Florida Reader program

Located in Florida, Ichetucknee Springs State Park – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Joanne Dale This summer, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Florida State Parks and its partners will extend outdoor access for all Floridians through the Real Florida Program. Through a collaboration between the Florida Department of State’s Division of Library and Information

The top 5 most popular camping areas in Florida

Camping Area – Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Prapat Aowsakorn The Sunshine State has always been the perfect destination for a beloved beach vacation, but many seem to forget that Florida has more to offer than theme parks and beaches! The camping travel trend is on the rise with the number of first-time campers skyrocketing,

Orlando-based Coral Sanctuary is home to the Nation’s Largest coral rescue effort

Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by videotrinkets One Florida coral sanctuary is fighting the good fight against a bacterial disease that is rapidly affecting Florida coast’s vibrant, prickly, and brain-looking coral reef ecosystem. The Florida Coral Rescue Center in Orlando is dedicated to understanding, studying, and revitalizing Florida’s declining coral reef population out of an enigmatic

After years of battling, Florida glass-bottom boat attraction will become wheelchair accessible

People entering Silver Springs State Park on July 3, 2017, in Ocala, Florida, USA. Courtesy: Shutterstock – Image by Miosotis_Jade One of Florida’s coolest nature attractions will soon be wheelchair accessible, granting access to one of Florida’s largest disabled travel demographics. Once only accessible for non-disabled patrons, the Silver Springs glass-bottom boat tours are in

Top 10 “Must Visit” Beaches in Florida

Beautiful Crandon Park Beach located in Key Biscayne in Miami. Courtesy: Shutterstock-Photo by Fotoluminate LLC Among many things, Florida is known for its year-round beach weather, white-sand beaches, and clear coastal waters. When combined, those three attributes create a blissful scene along Florida’s coastline and make them a “must-visit” when passing through the Sunshine State.

Camping Spotlight: Lake County Florida

Courtesy: Image by LUM3N from Pixabay Camping is one of those activities that you either love or hate. There is no in-between, and understandably so. Camping involves physical labor to prop up/build tents, cook your own food, live outdoors, and operate with no cellphone signal, to name a few things. And for that reason, the