Florida's Adventure Coast Blog

Step into Hardwood Hammock Habitats in Nature's Place to Play

Part of Florida’s Adventure Coast is defined as a Temperate Hardwood Forest or “Hammock.” This shady habitat contains a rich diversity of trees, shrubs and wildlife. In Florida, the largest temperate hardwood communities occur near Brooksville, Gainesville and Ocala.

What is a hammock anyway?

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Sample Spring's Harvests on Florida's Adventure Coast

April is a popular time to cruise the blooming countryside and taste what only fresh-picked and locally-crafted can offer. Plan a blueberry and beverage tour of Florida’s Adventure Coast.

Download a handy U-Pick and Farm Tours brochure and make your plans. Check out the map to see which of the...

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Adventure Coast In the News

Enjoy this digest of March 22 through April 11, 2018 stories curated from various media and online mentions. 

Florida's Adventure Coast, Brooksville - Weeki Wachee Welcomes Visitors Every Day of the Week  Naturecoaster.com

“Please show me the best route for a country ride,” said Joe. He and Lisa...

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What Will Spring in the Forest Bring?

by Joshua McAdams

Rain, key to life on our planet, is one of the most prominent features of spring’s arrival, leading to growth of three of the six living kingdoms. Fungi, Plant and Animal all exist in simple yet complex genuses that make up families. Florida’s Adventure Coast offers many...

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April Fishing on Florida's Adventure Coast

April fishing is on fire! We have a wide variety of game fish to target right now. Cobia are here prowling the flats and nearshore wrecks. When targeting cobia on the flats, look for sting rays in two to six foot depth. Cobia like to hang around the rays and feed on small bait fish.

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10 Spirits to Sample on Florida's Adventure Coast

Do you consider yourself in the know when it comes to craft beverages? Does it make you happy to support the creativity of local establishments by lifting a glass or mug? If so, make plans to visit these ten places around Florida's Adventure Coast to toast your local spirit creators, from craft...

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White Wings Against a Blue Sky: Look Up for American White Pelicans

Florida’s Adventure Coast is home to colonies of American White Pelicans. You can often spot them soaring above and gathering around area lakes and wetlands.

One of the largest birds in North America with a nine-foot wingspan, they are second in size only to the California condor.

With its...

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Take Your Pick of Blueberry U-Picks

The lush countryside of Florida’s Adventure Coast is dotted with farms just bursting with blueberries. Grab your favorite shade hat and basket to gather your own sweet April harvest. You have some comfortable, close-toed, good-for-walking-in-fields shoes, right? Good!

Here are some more tips for...

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