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  • Wildlife refuge still a quiet gem

    Although the government shutdown has ended, the Visitor Center at the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge was still closed on my recent visit to this quiet gem, one of almost a dozen national parks and monuments in Florida. A park volunteer at the...
  • Coast-to-coast Florida bike trail could cruise to approval this year

    Coast-to-coast Florida bike trail could cruise to approval this year
    TALLAHASSEE — Florida bicyclists this year may achieve their dream: a safe, nature-lined bicycle trail connecting the state's coastlines. State policymakers are lining up behind a $50 million plan to tie together biking trails throughout Central...
  • Free entry to state, national parks for everyone on Monday

    Free entry to state, national parks for everyone on Monday
    Everyone can enjoy free entry at national and Florida state parks to celebrate Veterans Day, observed Monday, Nov. 11. Florida state parks: Fees are waived on Monday for everyone. Find a South Florida state park along with addresses and hours. U.S....
  • Free entrance to Everglades National Park on Saturday

    Free entrance to Everglades National Park on Saturday
    Explore Everglades National Park for free on Saturday. The park service is offering free entrances at 100 U.S. national parks to celebrate National Public Lands Day. There are lots of fun things to do in the 1.5 million-acre playground in South...
  • Free fun in the Everglades

    Free fun in the Everglades
    There's going to be a sawgrass celebration in gator country on Sunday. To celebrate the National Park Service's 97th birthday, Everglades National Park will offer free entrance and special savings on activities. "Sunday is Founder's Day," says Mary...
  • Trail would let cyclists ride coast-to-coast across Florida

    Trail would let cyclists ride coast-to-coast across Florida
    Cycling enthusiasts have long dreamed of having a paved trail through the center of Florida that would give riders a continuous path from the Atlantic Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico. Now that vision may become reality. The budget the Legislature passed...
  • 5 closest beaches to Orlando

    5 closest beaches to Orlando
    1. Cocoa Beach, driving time: about 1 hour, 5 minutes. Read the guide. 2. Daytona Beach, driving time: about 1 hour, 7 minutes. Read the guide. 3. New Smyrna Beach, driving time: about 1 hour, 8 minutes. Read the guide. 4. Canaveral National Seashore,...
  • Sunshine State charms: 21 things to do on your Florida vacation

    Sunshine State charms: 21 things to do on your Florida vacation
    Some of the best attractions in Florida — the beaches, sunsets and environmental gems — remain blissfully unchanged over time. Yet there are always new diversions, from museums and attractions to quirky stops that shout "only in Florida."...
  • Birders ready to flock to Titusville

    Birders ready to flock to Titusville
    When it comes to bird-watching, or sighting other critters in the wild, I'm often reduced to acting like that annoying guy in the movie theater who doesn't understand what just happened in a big-budget spy thriller. I'm the one leaning over the person...
  • Where to watch the SpaceX launch to the International Space Station

    Where to watch the SpaceX launch to the International Space Station
    It's not a trip to the moon. It's not even manned spaceflight. But it is a rocket launch from Cape Canaveral, and it's not insignificant. So if you want a front-row seat to witness one giant leap for private business, then you'll want to make your way...
  • Florida beaches named among the best in the world

    Florida beaches named among the best in the world
    Florida's Siesta Key has landed on another best beach list for 2013. The Gulf Coast beach, which was tops in the 2011 Dr. Beach Best Beach in the U.S. list, has once again been ranked among the best beaches in the world by TripAdvisor users in the site's...