Hillsborough River State Park

This Saturday we went to Hillsborough River State Park.  It is located about 30 min NE of Tampa and about 1.5 hrs SW of Orlando. When you enter the park you will follow a loop that circles the whole park. The 1st Parking area “P1” has a small cabin which is the “Fort Foster Museum”. …

Ginnie Springs Camping Review

“No wind, no waves, and visibility forever”—Jacques Cousteau describing the springs at Ginnie Springs My wife and I took a trip to Ginnie Springs and it is one of our favorite trips we have ever taken.  The absolute beauty of nature is on display at it’s finest in this gem of a campground. Ginnie Springs…

Shell Key Preserve Camping Review

A few weeks ago my wife and I did a kayaking/camping trip to Shell Key Preserve near Fort De Soto park. The key is only accessible by boat which makes it a great adventure and a much less populated place to visit for the day as well as for camping! We parked our car at the…

Pandora: The World of Avatar

Last weekend my wife and I went to Walt Disney World to celebrate our 2 year anniversary and to be a part of opening day at Animal Kingdom’s new land, Pandora: The World of Avatar!  Here are some photos and videos of our Day One experience!!! The park was absolutely beautiful!  From the moment you walk…

Everglades National Park Review

This past weekend we traveled from Tampa to Everglades National Park for a hiking and camping trip. Here is a quick summary of our trip: Great, worth while trip for the time and money Weather was ideal, I imagine it would have been much less enjoyable if it was much hotter or less windy Travel…

Earth Day – One Daily Choice That Can Save The World

Earth Day is a celebration of this amazing planet that we have been blessed to inhabit. Humans have had an impact of unprecedented proportions on Earth’s environment. We have made great strides in our technology to improve our daily lives but the processes we use to make these strides have resulted in severe consequences on…

New Years Evolution

 “Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Another year has come to past and now we start the beginning of our next 585 Million mile journey around the sun.  For that’s all that a year really is anyway.  It’s a measure of how…