Florida

  • The Best Kayaking and Paddleboarding in the Florida Keys: Tours, Spots, and More!

    The Best Kayaking and Paddleboarding in the Florida Keys: Tours, Spots, and More!

    The crystal clear water brimming with marine life, mangrove tunnels that transport you to another world, and easy access to the water make the Florida Keys one of the best spots for kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding! Maybe you’re interested in exploring the water without getting wet and salty, which makes exploring by kayak and stand-up…

  • The 11 Best Snorkeling in Florida Locations

    The 11 Best Snorkeling in Florida Locations

    When planning a trip to the sunshine state, one thing everyone should consider is where is the best snorkeling in Florida. You shouldn’t spend all of your time laying out on the beach and eating your favorite local food. While that’s definitely important, we highly recommend you spend some time at the best snorkel spots…

  • The 10 Local Best Restaurants in Islamorada, Florida

    The 10 Local Best Restaurants in Islamorada, Florida

    We lived in Big Basin, Islamorada, for three months on our boat in 2023. Since this was our second time in Islamorada, we’ve been both tourists and locals, and here are the 10 best local restaurants in Islamorada, Florida! We have a mix of local bars, small breakfast spots, and great places only open for…

  • The Best Snorkeling in the Florida Keys

    The Best Snorkeling in the Florida Keys

    One of the best parts about the Florida Keys is snorkeling in the beautiful water. We’ve visited the Florida Keys three times, spending over three months exploring the area, and have snorkeled on several occasions, visiting several different locations. We’ve compiled the best snorkeling locations, gear, and tips and tricks to make your snorkeling experience…

  • Boating Guide to the Big Bend in Florida

    Boating Guide to the Big Bend in Florida

    This is a guide to Boating the Big Bend in Florida, also known as Florida’s Gulf Crossing Rim Route. Boating in some of Florida’s most beautiful Gulf waters, with landscapes that take you back to Old Florida and unique things to do that leave you with lasting memories. The Big Bend in Florida is a…

  • Boating Florida’s Gulf Crossing vs. Big Bend

    Boating Florida’s Gulf Crossing vs. Big Bend

    Post Summary: Boating Florida’s Gulf Crossing or Big Bend The Gulf Crossing is an open water section of the Great Loop that all boaters must complete. The Great Loop is known for being a boating adventure that goes around the Eastern portion of the United States in protected waterways, with a few exceptions of open…