Offering a montage of trail-laced woodlands, slow-rolling rivers, and biodiversity-rich wetlands, Florida’s Adventure Coast has unlimited outdoor adventures on tap. The region is overlaid with nearly 200,000 acres of protected parklands, offering an abundance of opportunities for outdoor lovers all year long. From morning birdwatching walks to family-friendly bike rides and coastal kayaking trips, there’s something for every.read more..
Envelope yourself in all that is fresh and healthy on this invigorating wellness adventure. Tour waterways, wild spaces and local flavors. Walk sunshine-covered trails and let your cares slip away at a sumptuous wellness center.
Wellness is an active process of becoming aware of and making choices toward a healthy and fulfilling life.read more..
Ample sunshine and fair weather make Florida’s Adventure Coast an excellent place to hike and bike throughout the year. Northwest Florida not only boasts great weather, but it’s also home to a vast network of trails that wind through parks, preserves, and wildlife areas. Some are paved paths along former railroad beds that give cyclists safe, convenient places.read more..
Most wildflower species produce flowers during a certain season, with some species blooming in the spring, others in the summer and a few blooming year round. In central Florida, we usually have a dry spring followed by a rainy summer. Ample summer rainfall coupled with Florida’s long growing season provides suitable conditions for a fall blooming season.
The tapestry of natural areas, parks, and preserves along Florida’s Adventure Coast support a spectacular diversity of flora and fauna. Spread along the Gulf of Mexico, the region offers 200,000 acres of protected parklands to explore, along with pristine rivers, swathes of old-growth forest, and the beautiful waters of the Gulf. From birding walks to family.read more..
Home to some of the Sunshine’s State’s most iconic attractions, Florida’s Adventure Coast has been enticing visitors for decades. The region is teeming with natural wonders, from inviting freshwater springs to wildlife-rich woodlands to sun-soaked stretches of shoreline. The area also has a captivating history, and reminders of the past still dot the local landscape—especially in historic Brooksville.read more..
A mosaic of marshlands, floodplain forests, shimmering lakes, and grasslands, the Weekiwachee Preserve is an outdoor oasis for nature lovers. Spread over the southwest corner of Hernando County along Florida’s Adventure Coast, the 11,206-acre ecological treasure also serves as a fantastic destination for hiking, biking, paddling, and birdwatching. Bounded by the Weekiwachee.read more..
Find these ancient, gentle munchers-of-foliage throughout Nature’s Place to Play.
A keystone species, their burrows can be shared with more than 350 other types of wildlife. Here are some fun facts about Florida’s Gopher tortoise.
Gopher tortoises and their burrows are listed as Threatened and are protected under state law.
World Migratory Bird Day is May 11, but on Florida’s Adventure Coast, it’s April that is songbird season. While there are many species of birds that live here year-round, April is the best month to look for songbirds that are migrating in the spring. These birds have.read more..
Sustainable Tourism is a growing trend that is here to stay.
Using the three pillars of sustainable tourism: economic, social and environmental, we can celebrate by supporting the local communities we visit and retaining those natural habitats in a manner equal to, or better than, we found them.read more..