Every day I find myself thinking about our time on the AT, slowly realizing that you don’t have to do a thru-hike to have the trail change you. With only a quarter of it behind us, I feel different. Simple things are appreciated, like turning on the faucet for water. Being inside on stormy days. …
Getting back into service as a volunteer for Boy Scouts of America, JK brings Sandy along to become a trained volunteer couple, teaching their first University of Scouting classes this weekend.
Pile on the mileage with two bike trails within easy reach of each other – the Spring-to-Spring in Volusia and the Seminole-Wekiva in Lake Mary and Longwood
One of the newest sections of the Coast to Coast Trail (C2C), the 7.5-mile segment between new trailheads at Aurantia and Maytown is one of the most rural segments of paved bike path in the region, with no road crossings.
Volusia County’s East Central Regional Rail Trail, or ECRRT, runs east towards the coast from Green Springs Park. This segment ended at Osteen when I biked it, but has been extended since.
John takes on an urban piece of the C2C in Sanford following the Rinehart Trail – bits of path, sidewalks, and road shoulders – to meet the Seminole Wekiva Trail
For a relaxing cruise along Fort Lauderdale Beach and a chance to snorkel offshore, take a trip on the Spirit of Lauderdale to gawk at Millionaire’s Row and sail on the Atlantic
A Saturday ride on the Brevard Coast to Coast Trail meant meeting lots of riders and finally trying out the breakfast that volunteers at the Mims United Methodist Church put on for cyclists.
A made-in-Florida product that we first saw on the Appalachian Trail two years ago, the Sawyer Mini is a lightweight filtration option we highly recommend after our trials.
John bikes the next segment west on the Coast to Coast Connector, the Seminole Wekiva Trail. This well-established bike path connects Seminole County communities.
How far does the new Edgewater Bike Path go south of SR 442 in Edgewater along Cow Creek Road? John hopped on his bike to find out.
The northern terminus of the Florida Trail isn’t easy to get to. I was thankful we weren’t driving one of our vehicles – especially Primrose – and even more thankful that Helen, from the Western Gate Chapter of the Florida Trail Association, was willing to ferry us in her car down this terribly rutted and …