Four Spectacular Florida Springs for Beginner Scuba Divers

Scuba diving for the first time is scary. Putting trust in your knowledge and capabilities, as well as in your gear, requires courage and an adventurous attitude. But the unforgettable experiences of breathing underwater, descending to new depths, and discovering underwater worlds of plant and animal life are all absolutely worth pushing past the fear …

Steinhatchee Fishing Tournament Schedule, 2016

Thanks to the folks at the Sea Hag Marina, here’s a listing of the 2016 Fishing Tournaments at Steinhatchee, in Taylor County, Florida.   Check your browser and our fishing blog as the year progresses for more information on individual tournaments!

Paddle Natural North Florida’s Big Bend Saltwater Paddling Trail

Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission is proud to announce the Big Bend Saltwater Paddling Trail was awarded designation as a National Recreation Trail during National Trails Day June 4th, 2005. The Big Bend Paddling Trail was one of 37 trails in 23 states to receive this award. National Recreation Trail designation is an honor …

Head to Natural North Florida For Great Paddling Adventures!

Here’s a quick look at some of the great paddling in Natural North Florida!                

Grace Manor Bed and Breakfast, in Historic Greenville, Florida

    Before I extol the beauty and comfort of Grace Manor B&B, a few words about Greenville.  Located between Monticello and Madison on US90, Greenville was an early rail hub for a booming forest products industry.  In fact, it was at one time a larger town than either Monticello or Madison, the Madison County …

3-Day Trip: Camp Along the Riverbanks and Greenery of North Florida

There’s nothing like a day spent outdoors to relax and clear your mind. North Florida is the perfect place to kick back in the Florida heat or spend the night underneath the glow of the stars. Whether it’s adventure or tranquility you seek, Mother Nature has the cure. Follow this three-day trip guide to recharge …

3-Day Trip: Wildlife Watching in North Florida

North Florida’s wet and warm climate is home to an assortment of unique and exotic wildlife. The forests are filled with woodland animals such as foxes, squirrels and snakes. The beaches are spotted with a wide variety of birds and other aquatic wildlife. And, state nature trails are filled with lizards, insects and creatures of …

3-Day Trip: Fish North Florida’s Hidden Coast

The shorelines of Florida’s northwest counties are known for more than their white, sandy beaches and quaint, coastal cities. Their waters are abundant with a wide variety of salt and freshwater fish, and each county offers an assortment of boating, scalloping and other water activities. From freshwater kayak fishing to deep-sea charters, Florida’s northern shores …

3-Day Trip: Dive into North Florida Aquatic Adventure

The Sunshine State is the ideal location year-round for underwater exploration. It’s no secret that Florida is surrounded by the vast bodies of both the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean; however, the state is also home to some hidden locations for those who seek more intimate, authentic aquatic experience. Dive into the caves, …

3-Day Trip: North Florida Landscapes: Parks, Trails, and Springs

The roads of North Florida are not only extremely navigable, but also showcase the beautiful landscapes of Florida’s northern countryside. These highways and byways make for perfect family road trips, weekend excursions for couples or adventures for individual travelers. The roads cut through countless outdoor activities, which make for great spots to get out of …