Everglades National Park

Gators. If you love em, here’s where to go. Oh, and mosquitos. Did I mention the mosquitos? The first time I went to the everglades we drove in the the entrance station and they had a “mosquito” level chart, the way some parks have a fire danger chart. It was on “low”, the lowest on […]

Dry Tortugas National Park

You want out of the way? This park is a fort on one of the Florida Keys. 70 miles west of Key West that is! The only way to go is by private boat, tour boat, or float plane. We used the tour boat – which was pretty affordable (they also gave a discount for […]

Biscayne National Park

Heading in from the Homestead Base area, you might think you are in a scene from CSI: Miami, driving around the canals, seeing the dog racing track in the background, it’s the kind of place Horatio and the gang are often seen pulling people out of the water. But once you get to the coast, […]