Wildlife Scavenger Hunt
Keep your eyes peeled for alligators, crocodiles, otters, deer, birds and more.
There's an option for every kind of traveler.
Looking back on those who doubted that women could wrestle gators, Jessie Cottone just laughs. “We sure as hell can do it,” she says.
According to experts, improving the flow of freshwater through the Everglades presents the best chance of staving off dramatic effects from climate change.
From gas station fare to authentic Cuban, these are our favorite spots to chow down around the swamp.
Journey to the End of Florida
It only takes about two hours to drive from Sarasota to the Everglades' entry point, but once there, you’re on the edge of a vast new world.
The purchase would save 20,000 acres from oil drilling.
Between 87 and 99 percent of the Everglades’ mammal populations have disappeared because of the invasive snakes, which now number nearly 300,000 in southern Florida
Here's how to really experience the unique beauty--and lifestyle--of the Everglades.
Florida native Robin Draper is the owner of AuthenticFlorida.com, a travel and lifestyle website devoted to the simple and delightful pleasures of Florida living.