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…

Safari Edventure – Homestead, FL

This is the kind of zoo alternative that I support. Safari Edventure is a non-profit organization run by volunteers who passionately care about the rescued, rehabilitated, and re-homed animals that live there. They house arctic wolves, a kangaroo, a wallaby, coatimundi, pigs, lemurs, donkeys, reptiles, foxes, porcupine, and all kinds of other critters. No animals were…