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Adventure Coast In the News

Enjoy this digest of July 27 through August 9, 2017 stories curated from various media and online mentions. 

Brooksville Airport Earns State Recognition

The award recognizes the airport’s outstanding achievements in aesthetics, safety and services.

8 of the Best Places to go Scalloping in Florida 

If you’re looking for a truly unique Florida summer experience, scalloping should be on your bucket list.

Tampa Bay Area Treasure: Weeki Wachee mermaids focus of new documentary, Vogue spread 

With a new documentary and magazine spread, the iconic Weeki Wachee mermaids are in the national spotlight this summer.

Hang With Mermaids at Weeki Wachee Springs in Florida 

Located on Florida’s Adventure Coast, Weeki Wachee Springs is home to one of the Sunshine State’s most magical attractions.

Canning to Preserve Tasty, Healthy Traditions 

I fondly remember making applesauce from fresh-picked apples with my mom in our little kitchen up north.

Cole Kolasa: kayaking from Pensacola to Everglades for conservation 

Cole Kolasa is kayaking for conservation. The nineteen year old environmental engineering student, who attends University of Central Florida (UCF) has been in the water most of his life.

10 Little known swimming spots in Florida that will make your summer awesome

The sweltering heat of a Florida summer doesn't mean you have to be stuck indoors for months on end. After all, the best way to beat the heat is also lots of fun and great exercise: swimming!

Florida's Only Spring-fed Waterpark Looks Like Something Out of a Disney Movie 

You know that feeling when you water slide into a natural spring filled with manatees and mermaids? Oh? You DON'T??

Adventure Coast Sees Growth in Tourism 

Tourism tax revenues are up as are hotel occupancy rates.

Guide to Scalloping in Florida 

The gear you'll need and the rules to follow to get the most out of this short season 

28 Places to have fun outdoors in Tampa Bay but still beat the summer heat 

If anyone is pro-staying crisp in the air conditioning this time of year, it's us.