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On the Edge of the Everglades – Picayune Strand

On the Edge of the Everglades – Picayune Strand While boondocking in our RV at Picayune Strand State Forest, we learn that it is the site of one of Florida’s biggest property scams ever. Additionally, we learn it’s one of its largest restoration efforts for the Everglades. On our RV tour of Florida, we found …

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Getting Stung by Jellyfish & The Home Remedy That WORKS

Snorkeling in the Florida Keys can be great fun, unless you get stung by a jelly fish! Jelly fish stings can irritate your skin for days or even weeks without the proper remedy. Here is the Home Remedy that we used that actually worked! Jellyfish Sting Home Remedy Travel Stage: Last day in the Florida …

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Visiting Florida’s Lake Okeechobee by RV

Tom had always admired Lake Okeechobee from satellite imagery. So, as we made our way from Orlando to Palm City, Florida, we had to stop to see it. We had quite a view out our front door for a spell. About Lake Okeechobee Lake Okeechobee means “big water” in the Seminole Indian language. Locals refer to …

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How to Find Amazing Free Boondocking In Florida

Florida is a very popular place to be in the winter months. Once the holidays are over, a flood of people enters the state. Many are in RVs. Due to the influx, and the high prices at most campgrounds, we wanted to find some boondocking alternatives. It turns out that there are some great boondocking …

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4 Great Things To Do Near Orlando for Adults (That Aren’t Disney or Seaworld)

When you think of things to do in Orlando, what comes to mind? Big city? Disney? Seaworld? Well, if you’re looking for a little bit different of an experience (and little bit gentler on your wallet), here are several things that we did at the recommendation of some of Orlando’s locals.        Things …

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The Ancient City – St. Augustine

​A few days later, we headed to St. Augustine to see this ancient city. ​St. Augustine’s claim to fame is that it is “Oldest City in America.” Technically, (according to Wikipedia) it is “the oldest continuously occupied European-established settlement within the borders of the contiguous United States.” It is home to the Castillo de San …

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