Best Camping Near Tampa: 9 choice campgrounds

Camping Near Tampa

Written  by Bob Rountree Originally posted at http://www.floridarambler.com/florida-camping/best-camping-near-tampa/   Looking for Camping Near Tampa?~ Public campgrounds are plentiful around Tampa Bay, offering a natural Florida experience for visitors who wish to get away from honking horns and urban irritants while still being able to enjoy the many attractions the area has to offer. Without further ado, […]

Backpacking Citrus Loop

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Citrus Loop Hike/Backpacking – April 8-10, 2014. It’s time to put your skills to the test. Trip duration will be determined by group that registers. We are limiting the group to 8 plus 1-2 guides

Spring in Florida

First Day Hike

Everyone says there are no seasons in Florida. What they don’t realize is there is no seasons for those who spend their full year in air-conditioning and never leave the comfort of their homes. The seasons – though not near as strongly identified – are still ever present. As we move from spring to summer […]

Best Beach Camping in Florida

Beach Camping Florida

Florida has dozens of great beach camping spots, and most are not crowded from June through August. You just have to know where to go, what to bring and how to survive for a few days without, heaven forbid, air-conditioning. As I tell my kids, people lived in Florida for thousands of years before AC […]

Hiking in Winter Florida

Toothpetal Orchid

Winter is not one of the “prettiest” months to hike in Florida – but the weather is perfect! If you know where to look there are small surprises everywhere! During a recent hike at Brooker Creek Headwaters Preserve we found a number of flowers in bloom. Toothpetal False Rein Orchids (Habenaria floribunda) were popping up […]

Guided Hikes for Groups and Individuals

Guided Hike

We are currently booking guided hikes at the following locations. Guided Hikes or Eco Tour typically start at sunrise in the winter months and lasts 2-3 hours, though we can book afternoon guided hikes as well. Learn more about your natural surroundings while taking a relaxing walk at one of these great properties. Other locations are […]