Fruit and Spice Park – Homestead, FL

A hop, skip, and a jump from the entrance to Everglades National Park lies this charming botanical garden. I stopped here on my way home from camping in the Everglades while looking to see what hidden gems I may have missed in the area. It’s pretty cheap at $8 per person, which includes a tram…

Shark Valley – Everglades National Park, FL

Shark Valley is a 15-mile paved loop trail in Everglades National Park off of Highway 41.    There’s a tram that goes around the loop, but taking it is kind of ridiculous when you can rent or bring a bike unless you’re in a time crunch. The first half of the loop runs along the…