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6 Fantastic US Zoos

There is no need to travel far and wide to see wildlife in their natural habitats. Sure it would be nice to venture out on a once in a lifetime African safari ride, yet for those who want to keep it a bit cheaper & closer to home, here are 6 spectacular zoos to add […]

10 Free Things to do on Florida’s Gulf Coast

Aside from pricey theme parks and tourist attractions, Florida also offers many wonderful free natural areas. Those on a budget will find that there are plenty of entertaining sights to see without spending a dime. When visiting Florida, it’s hard to imagine that anything is free, based on the absurd prices you pay for theme […]

50 Fun Things to do in the Tampa Bay Area

Tampa, Florida is most well known for being home to Busch Gardens, part of the SeaWorld family of amusement parks, and one of the most visited theme parks in the US.  The Florida Aquarium and Lowry Park Zoo are 2 other notable attractions in the area, popular with both locals and tourists. Additionally, you will […]

A Hot Summer Afternoon at Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo

Lowry Park Zoo is a small 56 acre zoo in Tampa, Florida. Although not the biggest or best zoo I have visited, there are several unique exhibits. The highlight is Safari Africa, a beautiful portion of the zoo which features: giraffes, elephants, zebras, rhinos, okapi, cheetahs, and meerkats. All the animals in this section have […]

Running with a View: 19 Fantastic Paths!

We all know that running is one of the best workouts. Not only does it provide you with a full body workout, but it also offers a chance to escape your daily life. Running in a natural setting allows you to connect with nature and enjoy life away from busy work schedules and daily monotone […]

A Quiet, Scenic Ride around Florida’s Flatwoods Park

Flatwoods Park, located in Hillsborough County, Florida, is the perfect escape from the Tampa Bay area congestion. When you are at Flatwoods, you feel like you are out in the wilderness. The park is very quiet with a very natural feel. Beautiful pine flatwood forests and swamp views comprise most of the park. During the […]

Lettuce Lake Park: Walking Amongst Florida Swamps

The Tampa Bay area is home to a handful of beautiful parks. One of the best is Lettuce Lake, located near the University of South Florida, in the northern section of Tampa. This gorgeous park enables visitors to take a walk, via a 3500 foot shaded boardwalk, across hardwood swamp forests. The scenery is spectacular, […]