Southwest Florida

We usually visit Sanibel Island every March for our anniversary. This year, we decided to go over Christmas. My husband was able to score five nights at the Periwinkle Park & Campground, which is a RV campground on Sanibel Island. We knew we loved Sanibel Island, but we didn't know... Read more →


Over Christmas break, we were camping on Sanibel Island, and we wanted to find a place to take a nice hike off of the island. We had seen pictures of the Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, located in Naples, and we decided to make the drive there to check it out. The... Read more →


If you are looking for a good place to take a nature walk while in Tampa, stop off at Lettuce Lake Regional Park. The park is located on Lettuce Lake, named so for all of the vegetation that grows on top of the water. It's a beautiful park that offers... Read more →


While in the Tampa area be sure to make a stop at Honeymoon Island and hike the Osprey Trail. The park has a lot to offer, including beach access, picnic areas, playgrounds, a nature center, and more. Our goal was to hike the Osprey Trail. The Osprey Trail is 2.2... Read more →


Every spring when we go to Sanibel Island we check out different places. We love the shell museum, nature center, etc. But I always seemt to miss the Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife (CROW). That's because they are closed on Monday and we must always be ready to go... Read more →