Cruise the Unspoiled St. Johns River on a Luxury Paddle-Wheeler

By CycleHere Media When rivers were America's superhighways, the St. Johns River was Florida's. When it was first mapped by Spanish explorer Ponce de Leon, the St. Johns connected the peninsula's wild interior to the Atlantic Ocean — and it still does today. The St. Johns Rivership Company invites…

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Water Sports at Florida's Luxury Resorts

From kayaking to deep-sea fishing and other water sports in Florida, the Sunshine State's luxury resorts mix amenities with adventure. You can even end the day with a trip to the spa. By Terry Ward Everything about staying at The Breakers, the legendary Palm Beach resort, is a study in balance --…

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Retreat into Nature at Weedon Island Preserve

By Kevin Mims We all dream of a little island escape every now and then, when we just need to get away from it all and retreat to nature to rejuvenate and relax. When those times come, paddling peacefully through a scenic island wilderness or walking along a boardwalk over a tangle of mangroves…

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Peace River Florida: Paddling Through Prehistory

By Steve Griffin On Florida's Peace River, brightly colored plastic kayaks and rugged aluminum canoes float over traces of life tens of millions of years old, all framed by tall oaks and Spanish moss-clad cypress trees and attended by alligators and birds of every kind, forming a contrast without…

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Paddling Florida's Ichetucknee River

By Diane Daniel Hopping on an inner tube and floating down the cool, sparkling, spring-fed Ichetucknee River is a summertime rite of passage in North Florida. That's so true that attendance is capped at 3,000 tubers a day at Ichetucknee Springs State Park, where the meandering journey begins. But…

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Why Do Mullet Fish Jump Out of the Water?

By Terry Gibson Every Florida fishing guide wishes that he or she had a penny for every time a client has asked them, "Why do mullet jump out of the water?" We get asked this just about every trip. Florida's mullet fish are one of the state's most ecologically and culturally important fish. Nearly…

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Accessible Travel: Experience Natural Florida on the Wekiva Trail

By Janet K. Keeler So close and yet so far away. That’s what it feels like to roll along the beautiful Seminole Wekiva Trail on a recumbent bike or in a wheelchair knowing that the bustling theme parks of Orlando are mere miles away. The accessible Wekiva Trail in Central Florida’s Seminole…

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Great Kayaking Spots in Florida

By Lauren Tjaden With more than 1,260 miles of coastline, 1,700 rivers and creeks, 7,700 lakes and over 700 springs, kayaking adventures are plentiful in the Sunshine State. And Florida’s paddling offerings are as diverse as they are generous. You can discover breathtaking tannic rivers that wind…

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Plan Your Next Florida Springs Trip With This Google Map

By Kevin Mims For the ultimate in year-round watery recreation, it’s hard to beat a trip to a gin-clear freshwater spring. These special places are probably most recognizable for being summertime swimming holes, but also are a draw for anyone in search of fantastic locations for photography…

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