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…

Sanibel Island, FL

My current love interest and I drove to Sanibel on a whim while on a day trip to the gulf coast. He had never seen a sunset from the west before, so we spent the day exploring Sanibel then headed an hour south to Naples. Sanibel is not the cheapest day trip; start with a…

Anne Kolb Nature Center – Hollywood Florida

Nature center, observation tower, kayak/paddleboard trail, several boardwalk trails, biking/hiking trails, boat ramp on the intracoastal, fishing pier, and a tour boat that takes you through the mangroves and West Lake. Pretty much all the classic Florida shit you desire.         As far as wildlife goes, I mostly see birds and crabs. The more…