Clam Pass – Naples, FL

This has easily become my new favorite gulf coast beach. It’s off of the main road but easily accessible and has features that make it different from many beach experiences.     Clam Pass is a county park, so it has its own parking lot with an $8 fee. I’d scoff at the price but…

Blue Spring State Park, Orange, FL (summer)

Blue Spring is one of the places in Florida I’ve been to that’s cool throughout the year. In the winter you can view hundreds of manatees chilling hard. Around April it’s filled with fireflies at night. During the summer it’s fun to swim in the water, rent tubes, and stroll along the boardwalk, which is…

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…