Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge

This refuge is in Southwest Florida at the corner of I-75 (Alligator Alley) and 29 in Big Cypress Basin, about 20 miles east of Naples. There are wildlife crossings beneath the adjacent highways allowing animals to access the refuge. When you pull in there’s a small parking lot and a gate. Go through the gate…

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…

Crystal River, FL

In March 2013 my friend Carrie and I went to Crystal River to swim with manatees. There are manatees all over Florida but this is a particularly good area to see and swim with them because there are a shit ton that migrate there in the winter months. In Crystal River there are a bunch…

John D. Macarthur Beach State Park, FL

Paddleboarding through Macarthur Beach State Park, but not technically by going to the state park. We rented boards through South Florida Paddle, which is a mobile company that you meet on the side of A1A on Singer Island just south of the actual park entrance. I’ll have my own board eventually and plop in whenever…

Sup Bruh Bruh

This is my first blog post. I’ll start this off with retrospective posts about places I’ve visited then continue to add as I do more stuff. I’ve got a big ass bucket list.