Party In The Pines, October 19 & 20, 2018—Music, Camping, and Fun at Bienville Plantatiion, in Hamilton County, Florida

October 19 and 20, 2018 –mark the dates for the Second Annual Party In the Pines Music Festival at Bienville Plantation.  In addition to being one of America’s most renowned hunting and fishing destinations, Bienville has extended it’s operations to include a big music festival.  Now in its second year, another all-star lineup is on …

Fort White–The Good Jumping-Off Spot for Ichetucknee Springs State Park!

The Ichetucknee River and springs put Fort White on the map, so to speak.  Originally settled near “Fort White”, a military post built in the 19th century at the time of the Seminole Wars, this Columbia County town is truly a gateway to one of Florida’s most beautiful state parks.  Ichetucknee Springs State Park stretches …

Rum138: More Than A Paddling Destination in Southern Columbia County

Travelers to the springs areas of Natural North Florida near High Springs often ask me about Rum138.  Doug and Merrillee Jipson’s lovingly-presented creation is hard to explain.  There, you’ll find an excellent kayak and canoe outfitter, a first-rate art gallery–and you can even get your hair styled! Rum138 is definitely worth a visit, if for …