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The Top 10 Beach Camping in Florida

Mary Logan

The Top 10 Beach Camping in Florida

With one of the best state park systems in the country, Florida has dozens of great places to camp 1. Long Key State Park | Long Key Long Key's campsites are literally right on top of the Atlantic Ocean. This is the only state park where you can leave your campsite, walk 100 feet and catch a permit or bonefish. The park has several nature trails, including one for kayakers that runs through a shallow-water lagoon, and 60 waterfront campsites, each with a picnic table and grill. Call (305) 664-4815 or go to floridastateparks.org/longkey. 2. Cayo Costa State Park |...


It's Turtle Time Again

Mike Logan

It's Turtle Time Again

It happens this time of year, several species of sea turtles are nesting on US beaches. Soon, hatchlings will dig out from the sand and make their way to the water. If you see a turtle nesting or a hatch-ling, what should you do? Look but don't touch!!! Watch them from a distance and let nature take its course. Peak nesting occurs from May through August. If you see a turtle on the beach, never use a flashlight or your cellphone's light - you could be endangering the mother and her eggs. If a sea turtle's nesting is slowed or...


CAMPING VS GLAMPING

Mary Logan

Tags beach, camping

CAMPING VS GLAMPING

At one time camping consisted of a tent set up close to a picnic table and fire pit. As the past time grew in popularity, campers began to dot the camp grounds. These early campers, much like the tents, gave shelter from the elements and a place to sleep. Fast forward to the present where camping has become fun, glamorous and always entertaining...morphing into glamping for many the happy camper. No longer are campers just for shelter and sleep, they also reflect the personality of it’s owners. Drive through a campground and you will become enchanted with the various displays....


Spring has officially kicked off

Mary Logan

Tags beach, camping

Spring has officially kicked off and there is no better way to start the sunny season than by being at the beach and basking in the glorious sun. Last weekend we were able to experience coastal camping together with other beach loving campers from all over the world. At sunset it's an unspoken tradition that everyone gathers at the beach with a glass of wine in hand and toasts the sunset. All seems well in the world for those few minutes. That is why we love sunsets on the beach and "Coastal Camping".