Truly a paddler's paradise, Florida has diverse ecosystems and pristine waters that nature lovers can really appreciate. You can spot abundant wildlife in the lush landscapes as you float through miles of pristine beauty in one of Florida's most picturesque places to go kayaking.

Rainbow River Canoe and Kayak Rainbow Springs Florida Canoeing Kayaking

Located at the confluence of the Rainbow River and the Withlacoochee River, we offer you the unique opportunity to canoe or kayak two of the finest rivers in Florida!     From our livery, at the end of the Rainbow, you simply park and ride our shuttle to the paddling destination of your choice; the crystal […]

Florida Department of Health issues warning letter to West Palm Beach following recent water advisory

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The fallout continues after West Palm Beach issued a water advisory last month that impacted elderly residents and children. SPECIAL COVERAGE: Protecting Paradise The advisory was issued May 28 after water test results showed the presence of the toxin cylindrospermosin. It wasn’t lifted until almost a week later after samples […]

Feds tracking down hacker who tried to poison Florida town’s water supply

A shocking case of computer hacking has been uncovered in Pinellas County, Florida. Federal investigators are trying to hunt down the person who tried to poison a public water supply — remotely. Investigators say a plant operator monitoring the water plant in the Tampa Bay city of Oldsmar noticed breaches starting Friday morning. The hacker was […]

‘A life-saving difference’: Coast Guard tips for staying safe on the water

What happened to David Schink has become a recurring theme. Paul Barnard, the recreational boating safety program manager for the Coast Guard’s Eighth District based in New Orleans, said he has heard similar stories in a couple of recent accidents and close calls the Coast Guard has had. “David’s trip was going to be very short, […]

Things to do in Florida

If there is one outdoor tour you do in Florida – it MUST be this one! Join us at the historic Silver Springs to start a monkey tour through paradise that leads into the Silver River. You will see more wildlife in nature on this tour than on any other tour – including wild monkeys. […]

Child stable after near-drowning incident at Central Florida water park, officials say

Good Samaritans help save girl who almost drowned A child is recovering, after a near-drowning that happened at a Kissimmee-area resort on Tuesday. Good Samaritans pulled her out of the pool at Reunion Resort, rescuers said. KISSIMMEE, Fla. – UPDATE: Reunion Resort in Kissimmee said it is evaluating safety measures following what authorities called a […]

$12 – Cheap Flights to Orlando Airport (MCO) in 2021

Pros: “Nothing.” Cons: “Social distancing guidelines should be applied on plane. Rather than leave 20+ seats empty, and cram everyone 6 to a row. Flight was over 2 hours delayed due to not having maintenance staff available. And then I was crammed in next to an oversized individual where we couldn’t even keep the armrest […]

Best Places to Paddle Board in California: Ultimate Guide

California. The Land of Milk and Honey bordering the Pacific Ocean. Everyone knows that stars are born and dreams are made in the Golden State, but California also boasts some of the most beautiful nature and waterways in the country. And this state sure doesn’t fall short when it comes to places to paddle board. […]

Florida Hiking Trails Map

Our Florida Trail Guides We’ve been writing guidebooks to Florida’s trails for nearly 20 years. Grab a guide and head outdoors! These are our most recent guidebooks, published within the past six years. Links lead to purchase points either on our website or through This is a great article, can I read more