Tag Archives: Florida

Welcome home!

Sorry for the lack of updates, but we’ve both been super-busy. Most of that has been because we’ve purchased a new home in Jacksonville, FL. It’s a bit of a Fixer-Upper, but we like it and we think it has … Continue reading

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Fun, Family and Mishap at Juniper Springs

Juniper Springs is located at Juniper Springs Wilderness and Recreation Area on the Southeastern part of the Ocala National Forest off of SR 40. It offers a full range of outdoor activities. The springhead area offers swimming, a pleasant picnic … Continue reading

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A Day at De Leon Springs State Park

Last month our friends from southern Maryland came to Florida to get away from the cold and visit some old friends. We were on their list too.   We spent an enjoyable afternoon at De Leon Springs State Park in … Continue reading

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A couple days at Sanibel Island – Florida

After our stay in the Everglades and south Florida, we needed to work our way back up the coast as we made some kind of progress towards Texas.  One of our stopping points was Sanibel Island, Florida.  We don’t have … Continue reading

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Biking Through Gators

Yesterday was a pretty busy day for us.  We started out by packing up and leaving Florida City.  We headed West on the Tamiami Trail to the Shark Valley Visitor Center.  Our setup was a bit too long for the … Continue reading

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Bolen Bluff Trail

Dasy and I both managed to carve out some time yesterday, so we took the opportunity to visit Paynes Prairie.  We’d been trying to get out here for some time, so we just decided to go, even though the weather … Continue reading

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A Day With Manatees

We went to Salt Springs Recreation Area on Thursday.  We’d heard from friends who are staying there that manatees are coming up into the springs, probably due to the recent cold weather (most Florida springs are 72 degrees, regardless of … Continue reading

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Next stop, Sarasota…

The Star is all cleaned up, packed up and ready to roll a little further south.  We’re heading to Sarasota tomorrow morning.  We have some close friends and some family in or near Sarasota, so we’ll be spending about a … Continue reading

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