Why You Should Go Diving in Dixie County, Fla.

By Jon O'Neill When most people think of offshore scuba diving, of twisting reefs, black tip sharks, grouper, dolphins and rays, they might think of Florida, but they might not think of Dixie County. And yet the Big Bend-area county that 15,000 people call home is trying to get visitors to see…

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Scalloping in Steinhatchee

You've gone fishing. Now try scalloping in Steinhatchee, the best place to scallop in Florida. By Karen T. Bartlett Little John cuts the engine on his 21-foot fiberglass flatboat and drifts over a sandbar in the clear water of Deadman's Bay. Idling along over beds of thick, swaying eelgrass, he…

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How to Do Florida: Scalloping

By How to Do Florida How to Do Florida's Chad Crawford and family go Florida scalloping in Steinhatchee off Central Florida's west coast. The best part: taking their catch to local restaurant Fiddler's for a feast…

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Steinhatchee, Florida: A Mariner's Dream

By Terry Tomalin Jim Henley came to Steinhatchee – and Old Florida – more than 20 years ago on a fishing trip and never left. “I knew this is where I had to be,” the Georgia native said. “I found my piece of paradise.” Henley traded a lucrative career in the financial industry, which had taken him…

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A Guide to Cedar Key Island & Steinhatchee

The Cedar Key & Steinhatchee area provides a reprieve from the state’s fast pace with its uninhabited islands and quiet streets off the waterfront. On and around the Cedar Key island area, history moves in reverse. Once a thriving fishing and commercial port where pencils were manufactured from…

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Steinhatchee Landing Resort - An Amazing Getaway

Technology follows us everywhere. With so many families attached to their devices, including my own, I was determined to plan a tech-free family vacation. I found the perfect place. Located along the banks of the Steinhatchee River, in the Big Bend region of the state, the Steinhatchee Landing…

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Family Time on Florida's Steinhatchee River

Families find easy pleasures down by the Steinhatchee. By Chelle Koster Walton The 10 or so families in Jim Henley’s Steinhatchee neighborhood own one wheelbarrow. Collectively. It’s not that they can’t afford their own: Steinhatchee is home to both affluent residents and hard-working folk. “We…

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