Ever the planner, Monica takes pride in finding unique, memorable Florida adventures for her family vacations. Beyond theme parks and beaches, she gets a thrill out of uncovering insider secrets and hidden destination treasures.
This year, she’s excited to bring her vacation plan together on Florida’s Adventure Coast, Brooksville-Weeki Wachee.read more..
One of Florida’s Adventure Coast’s best-kept secrets is the Nature Coast Botanical Gardens. A lush, shady 3.5-acre property, this special place is tucked off Commercial Way and easily accessible from Spring Hill Drive. Visit seven days a week from dawn to dusk; the Gardens are free and open to the public.read more..
Gracefully draping trees throughout Nature’s Place to Play and much of the southeast U.S., Spanish moss is not actually moss at all; it’s a bromeliad, a perennial in the pineapple family.read more..
The Sabal Palm is Florida’s official state tree, as designated in 1953. Widely distributed throughout coastal Florida and the southeast U.S., it is sometimes referred to as a palmetto, cabbage palmetto and swamp cabbage.
It grows in almost any soil and has many uses, including food, medicine and hardy landscaping.read more..
by Lilly Browning
The first full week in May each year is National Wildflower Week and the Florida’s Adventure Coast landscape boasts an exuberant outdoor color spectrum. Look around for these stars of nature’s gardens.read more..