Florida Caverns State Park announces 2015-16 event schedule ……..

Florida Caverns State Park announces 2015-16 event schedule ……..

All times are CST and if you have any questions or want to volunteer to help with events, call the park’s Ranger Station at 850-482-1228.   – September 26th 10:00-2:00 National Public Lands Day – October 2nd and 3rd 9:00-3:00 Spirit of the Caverns – December 5th 10:00-2:00 Birds in the Park – April 23rd […]

By August 17, 2015 Read More →
Paddling Trails in the Apalachicola Bay/Chipola area ……

Paddling Trails in the Apalachicola Bay/Chipola area ……

Along the coast, vast tracts of unspoiled public lands and islands are featured in this segment, from the high dunes of St. Joseph Peninsula State Park to the wild palm-lined shores of St. Vincent Island. Florida Cities: Apalachicola, Port St. Joe, Marianna                           […]

By July 29, 2015 Read More →
Visit Chautauqua Vineyards and Winery in DeFuniak Springs ….

Visit Chautauqua Vineyards and Winery in DeFuniak Springs ….

Chautauqua Vineyards in nearby DeFuniak Springs  invites you to taste and judge for yourself the wines made from estate grown grapes which have earned the winery over 140 medals and awards in national and international wine competitions since the winery’s opening in 1989.   The wines at Chautauqua vary from dry, barrel fermented wines, to […]

By July 18, 2015 Read More →
Paddling Trails look good in the Pensacola/Blackwater trail

Paddling Trails look good in the Pensacola/Blackwater trail

Bordering the Florida-Alabama state line, this segment encompasses several outstanding rivers and it marks the beginning of the Florida Circumnavigation Saltwater Trail at Big Lagoon State Park.                                      20 Locations in Pensacola/Blackwater Location Rating Views Posts Updated Alligator […]

By July 15, 2015 Read More →
Take a day to visit St. Andrews State Park ….

Take a day to visit St. Andrews State Park ….

St. Andrews State Park is consistently one of the most popular and most visited state parks in Florida — Given that Dr. Beach has also called it the Best Beach in America, it’s no wonder!     St. Andrews State Park is situated on a peninsula at the far eastern edge of Panama City Beach. […]

By July 12, 2015 Read More →
Step Back in History – Visit the Alabama Civil War Trail ….

Step Back in History – Visit the Alabama Civil War Trail ….

Civil War Trails   From the telegram ordering the first shot at Fort Sumter to the last major battle of the conflict, Alabamians played pivotal roles in America’s Civil War and the shaping of the country as we know it today. In Marbury, Confederate Memorial Park is the site of Alabama’s only state-operated Confederate veterans home, and […]

By June 17, 2015 Read More →
Into Sports? Visit the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame ……

Into Sports? Visit the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame ……

The Alabama Sports Hall of Fame, located in Birmingham, Alabama,  is a magnificent state treasure, dedicated to the celebration and preservation of Alabama’s exceptional sports heritage. On August 14, 1967, Legislative Act 225 created the State of Alabama Sports Hall of Fame (ASHOF). Over the ensuing  years, the ASHOF has become the benchmark for other Sports […]

By June 7, 2015 Read More →
A Hank Williams fan? Then plan a visit to the Hank Williams Trail ….

A Hank Williams fan? Then plan a visit to the Hank Williams Trail ….

Hank Williams was born in Mount Olive on September 17, 1923. By the time of his death 29 years later, he had left behind a monumental legacy of such hits as “Hey, Good Lookin’”, “I Saw the Light,” “Jambalaya” and “Cold, Cold Heart.”   The young Hank often sang at Mount Olive West Baptist Church, […]

By June 6, 2015 Read More →
Visit Belle Mont in Tuscumbia, Alabama …..

Visit Belle Mont in Tuscumbia, Alabama …..

Magnificently sited on a commanding hilltop, Belle Mont is one of early Alabama’s crowning architectural achievements.   A visit here is another way to keep youngsters learning all summer long.     Belle Mont   It is also one of the outstanding Palladian-style houses in the Deep South. Mystery shrouds the source of the design, but […]

By June 5, 2015 Read More →