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Clear Bottom Kayaking with Florida Manatees

Florida State Parks Travel

It’s manatee season in Florida again. What does that mean exactly? Well, I’m glad you asked. When the temperatures drop, the river and ocean waters cool down causing manatees to seek the warmer waters of the Florida Springs. A few years ago, I went swimming with manatees in Crystal River. I would love to do it again someday, but this time I opted for the dryer adventure, at least it was supposed to be. Weekend Adventures We don’t tend to…

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The Great Florida Manatee Migration of 2018

Florida Like a Local State Parks Travel

Last week Florida experienced winter for the first time in 4 years, at least that’s what the news was reporting. I’m sure you probably saw the memes floating around social media: Floridians can handle category 4 hurricanes, but not winter. But hey, human beings weren’t the only ones struggling. Iguanas were literally falling from trees it was so cold, and manatees were making their way to warmer waters to get some cuddle time in. Blue Spring State Park is a…

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