Florida's Adventure Coast Blog

Why Noisy Nights are Good News in Nature's Place to Play

Thanks to recent rains, our nighttime outdoor symphony has reached a crescendo. Croaks, squeaks, barks, chirps and deep snore-type sounds merge to almost earth-shaking levels.

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Remember Together

Do you recall your first trip to Florida's Adventure Coast? Maybe it was on one of those boisterous, school's-out family road trips. Remember the palms and natural landscapes, the roadside attractions, the fishing, the Mermaids? How about the first time you discovered that the spring fed Weeki...

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Right Here. Back Then. Revisit These Florida's Adventure Coast Milestones

If you could power up the Florida’s Adventure Coast Way-Back Machine, what would you see along the way?

Step aboard and navigate some waypoints in this close-up look at the distant past.

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3 Ways to Explore Florida’s Adventure Coast’s Heritage

Fill your senses with the pageantry of cultural celebrations and historic sites. Florida’s Adventure Coast is home to festivals and attractions that showcase the charm of yesteryear. Soak in pleasant winter weather and experience our historic diversity. 

  1. Sunny sweater weather is perfect for...
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The Brooksville Raid: Explosive Living History

by Jan Knowles

2018 marks Hernando County’s 38th annual Brooksville Raid.  This living history event presents the story of a battle fought here in late June 1864 during the Civil War. You can view the dramatic Raid reenactment on January 20 and 21 at Sand Hill Scout Reservation, located at 11210...

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New to Florida's Adventure Coast in 2017

In 2017, Florida's Adventure Coast proudly embraced history and nature. We welcome a major new attraction and cheered the 70th birthday of another. On top of popular sights, events, dining and adventures, enjoy this review of what was new in 2017 around Florida’s Adventure Coast.

Unleashing...

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Thanksgiving history, Adventure Coast-Style

Did Florida host the first Thanksgiving celebration? Some historians maintain that St. Augustine was where, long before the Pilgrims, Spanish colonists shared a celebratory feast with native Timucua tribesmen.  

Spanish Explorers vs Pilgrims

According to VivaFlorida, "The first Thanksgiving was...

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7 Must-See Highlights of Florida's Adventure Coast History

Calling all history buffs! From magnificent manors to timeless roadside attractions, Florida’s Adventure Coast is brimming with local legends and lore. Dispersed throughout the area are ten Historical Markers and eight sites on the National Register of Historic Places. Make plans to see them...

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