Looking For A New Adventure? Attend the 2015 Sopchoppy Worm Gruntin’ Festival, April 11

From: The Wakulla News: The 15th Annual Sopchoppy Worm Gruntin’ Festival – which will take place on the second Saturday in April as always, or April 11th this year, in the lovely downtown streets of historic Sopchoppy – promises to be the best ever.  Take a look at the program and you will find lots …

Headed to Cedar Key, FL? Cedar Cove Condos Is A Great Place To Stay (and Eat!)

If you’re headed to Cedar Key, Cedar Cove Condos is a great place to stay.  All rooms have balconies overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, and it’s just a short walk to the shops and restaurants in “downtown” Cedar Key.  It’s also a quick walk to Cedar Key’s waterfront park, where you can rent a kayak …

Visit Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park, Gainesville, FL

Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park is located in Gainesville, Florida. The park’s main feature is the 120 feet deep limestone sinkhole known as “Devil’s Millhopper.” There is a wooden boardwalk with 212 steps going down to the bottom of the sinkhole. The park also features a half mile nature trail going around the top of the sinkhole as well as a …

It May Be Cold Outside, But North Florida’s Springs Are “WARM”!

This winter has been hard, especially to our neighbors to the north.  And while Florida hasn’t been necessarily tropical, the weather here is still pretty good, considering the time of year.  But no matter how cold the air gets in our Natural North Florida region, our springs, fed by underground rivers and the Floridan Aquifer, …

Bike Florida Horse Country & Springs Tour, April 19-24, 2015

This All-Inclusive Tour should be fun.  20 riders will get to visit Gainesville, High Springs, Micanopy, Cross Creek and lots of spots in-between.  There’s even a Pedal & Paddle event planned on Day 4 (April 23rd) on the Ichetucknee River! Here’s what’s included: Hotel Accommodation (double occupancy) Restaurant Meals Full SAG and Luggage Support Sweep …

Florida Wildlife Corridor St. Marks “Trail Mixer”, February 7, 2015

    February 7, 2015, 9:00am – February 7, 2015, 12:00pm Trail Mixer #4-St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge Hike 30.169408, -84.247194 Meeting Time: 9:00 AM Meeting Location: Wakulla Trailhead, Giles-Thompson House, [30.169408, -84.247194] Click here for a google map with these coordinates: ow.ly/HQCAR Start Time: 9:45 AM – Group 1 10:00 AM – Group 2 …

7th Annual Steinhatchee Fiddler Crab Festival, February 13-15, 2015

7th Annual Fiddler Crab Festival® February 13-15, 2015 Unlike colder parts of the U.S., Natural North Florida stays relatively warm in February.  And even if it’s cool, we’re likely to have blue skies for the 7th Annual Fiddler Crab Festival, held at the Community Center in Steinhatchee. All your favorites are scheduled including: The Crab …

Monticello Bike Fest, March 20 & 21, 2015

Monticello Bike Fest, March 20 & 21, 2015 Rolling hills and canopied roads make the panhandle of Florida the perfect setting for cyclists who want a change of scenery. Jefferson County offers the quaint town of Monticello as a unique host of the festival. With plantations, heritage roads and historic homes, your weekend to get …

Visit Steinhatchee Falls–Hardly Niagara, But Still a Place of Beauty and Serenity

From:  Seenorthflorida.com  Steinhatchee Falls is a great place to picnic or enjoy a quiet moment watching the river cascade over the falls. The three-foot waterfall is formed by a limerock outcropping in the river which extends north of the falls and, historically, served as a crossing point for Native Americans and settlers in the 1800’s. …

Pretend You’re Elvis–On Levy County’s “Follow That Dream” Parkway

The sleepy little town of Yankeetown was re-awakened in 1961 when Elvis Presley arrived to film segments of the movie, “Follow That Dream”.  Yankeetown is located on the Levy County, FL coast, just west of Inglis and US19/98.  It’s a quick trip on Hwy 40 through Inglis and into the heart of Yankeetown, where several …