A visit to Jefferson Davis’ home, Beauvoir, in Biloxi, Mississippi, is enhanced by the annual muster of reenactors, both Confederate and Union, for the weekend.
Archives for May 2014
With creekside riding and a view of distant ridges, the Horn Creek Trail at Lick Fork Recreation Area, Sumter National Forest, SC is one of the region’s most pleasant mountain biking trails for just taking in the views.
Just south of Blowing Rocks Preserve, Coral Cove is a Palm Beach County park with spectacular rock formations along the beach along an outcropping of the Atlantic Coastal Ridge.
Preserving more than half of Sanibel Island for the sake of its bird life, Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge is one of the top places in the United States to view rare bird species.
Expanding access to the Cross Florida Greenway across the Withlacoochee River in Dunnellon, the Dunnellon Trail provides a new destination for cyclists and hikers to explore the cypress-lined river floodplain.
An unexpected eye-to-eye encounter with a bald eagle from the top of the Cape San Blas Lighthouse in 2011, before it closed due to hurricane damage.
5/14/14: After several weeks of closure due to the Orange Blossom Fire, the Florida Trail has officially reopened north of Interstate 75 to Big Cypress Seminole Reservation.
The primary recreational complex in Panama City Beach – with aquatic center and ballfields – Frank Brown Park also provides access to biking on Gayle’s Trails.
Go2 Outfitters, an independently owned and operated outdoor specialty store in Lutz serving hiking, camping, kayaking, fishing and boating enthusiasts.
On May 16, 2014, DEP’s Office of Greenways & Trails opened a new bridge and trail along the Cross Florida Greenway, the Dunnellon Trail, providing a crucial connector for the Florida Trail.