ENO Moonbeam Review

ENO Moonbeam Review

Check out our recent ENO Moonbeam review. We are not being paid or reimbursed in any way for this review We came across this item while surfing the ENO website and thought it would be a handy piece of gear and so far we just love it! Eagles Nest Outfitters did a great job on […]

How Do I Prevent Mosquito Bites

Prevent Mosquito Bites

Preventing mosquito bites in the summer in Florida takes a bit of knowledge. We have had over 25 years to learn how to prevent mosquito bites and we will share what we have learned with you. According to FloridaHealth.Gov globally there are about 3,500 species of mosquitoes, but on 80 of those occur in Florida. […]

How to Take a Hike

How to take a hike

In this post we want to cover how to take a hike. For most people the first step into a life full of outdoor activities is a day-hike. Exploring in the outdoors can easily become a lifelong passion; it starts with putting one foot in front of the other. The difference between a hike and […]

Hiking with Kids – Trail Games

hiking with kids trail games

Hiking with Kids – Trail Games – These hiking games will help develop observation skills, species identification, and teamwork.

Central Florida Trails and Parks To Reopen after Covid-19

Central Florida Trails and Parks To Reopen

We are excited to write that some of the Central Florida Trails and Parks To Reopen after Covid-19. Of the 67 counties Florida is made up of 10 are considered “Central Florida” We have put together a list of information and websites to help you locate parks and trails in this region to get you […]

Hiking Responsibly and Safely to Ease the Stress of Covid-19

Hiking Responsibly and Safely to Ease the Stress of Covid-19

It is important to remember when and how to experience Hiking Responsibly and Safely to Ease the Stress of Covid-19. I am very familiar with how hard it is to get outside right now, especially in cities. Local, state and national parks are closed but we are still told to be outdoors is good. Even […]

Treehouse camping at Camp Chowenwaw Park

Tree House Camping Florida

We found this fun family friendly location from a Facebook post about treehouse camping and had to check it out. So we gathered up a group and headed out for a rainy summer weekend of relaxation! Making reservations was pretty easy on the county website. There are a number of forms you will be emailed […]

How a Handheld GPS Can Be Your New Favorite Lifeline

Geocaching Croom

Are you looking for a way to improve your adventures – be it kayaking, hiking, or camping? The reality is, any activity in central Florida can be greatly enhanced with the help of a handheld GPS. I have found that using a handheld GPS is much more effective than using a cell-phone when tracking your […]

New Study Shows Americans’ Deep Appreciation for Nature, Barriers to Connection

Kids Camp Cooking

New Study Shows Americans’ Deep Appreciation for Nature, Barriers to Connection  Contact with nature is an important part of growing up and linking Americans to one another; competing priorities and other factors impede getting outdoors.  The findings from an unprecedented national study of Americans’ relationship to nature reveal an alarming disconnection, but also widespread opportunities […]

National Parks Road Trip Days 8-End

More than halfway though our National Parks Road Trip… Before leaving Bluff, UT we took the advice of the staff at Cottonwood Steakhouse and visited Sand Island , a BLM property offering very nice camping sites and excellent launching facility on the shores of the San Juan River. We were hiking out to see the […]