Florida's Adventure Coast Blog

How to Be a Friend to Nature

“Travel makes one modest, you see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” – Gustave Flaubert

At the start of the year, the United Nations declared 2017 the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. “Travel. Enjoy. Respect.” promotes responsible travel.

When visiting natural...

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Why Paddling Florida's Adventure Coast is Pure Pleasure

Is kayaking your favorite outdoor adventure? If so, you're in good company and in a great place. 

Millions of Americans have discovered the thrill of kayaking, canoeing and stand-up paddleboarding. According to the Outdoor Foundation, each year shows a surge in paddlesport popularity. Top...

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Amanda's First Scalloping Adventure

Gazing at the smooth Gulf of Mexico, Amanda and her sisters couldn’t wait to head out. They heard from friends how fun scalloping was but had never done it themselves. Can you swim around in shallow water and just grab them? Do they really have bright blue eyes?

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Florida's Adventure Coast Evening Cool Downs

The sun. Those puffy tropical clouds that open with occasional drenching bursts.The free-form family hours of swimming, scalloping, boating or just keeping cool. All are late summertime scenes. Here are some ways to wrap the day and enjoy pretty cloud-painted evenings.

Wind down from your summer...

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Summer Scalloping on Florida's Adventure Coast: So Fun!

Summertime on Florida’s Adventure Coast means scalloping. Slipping into bathwater-warm Gulf of Mexico waters at the first sight of those shells shimmering beneath brings a surge of joy unlike any other. The eagerness of discovery and success at grabbing them as they zig zag through the clear...

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You Are the Star; The Outdoors Is Your Stage

June is all about celebrating outdoor recreation and nature. Not only is it National Great Outdoors Month, it also includes National Trails Day, National Fishing & Boating Week and Free Fishing Days

Discover something new or revisit your outdoor fun favorites. With 107,000 acres of park and...

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20 Affordable Adventure Ideas

Spend your vacation in Nature’s Place to Play and have plenty of fun without breaking the bank.

Plan memorable days and evenings with this round up of 20 Affordable Adventure Ideas.

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A Scenic Saltmarsh Adventure

Unleash your inner nature lover

Slip into a front row seat to Nature’s Place to Play on the new Bayport – Linda Pedersen Paddling Trail. Launch your kayak, canoe or paddleboard and follow signs marking the 1.7 mile trip through this thriving coastal ecosystem. Have some more time? Make it a...

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