1: Taking on the Everglades – The Airboat Ride

This is the first installment of 12 Things to Experience on an Everglades Airboat Tour which can also be downloaded as a free eBook. If you want to explore the Florida Everglades, there’s really only one way to do it. On an airboat! Airboats, also called fan-boats, are flat-bottomed vessels propelled by an aircraft-type propeller and powered by either an …

Check Out the Things You Can Experience on an Everglades Airboat Tour

Imagine that you are gliding over the water through a tunnel of mangroves, the wind in your hair and not a care in the world. Sounds great doesn’t it? Well, that is one of the many feelings you will get during an Everglades Airboat Tour along with adrenaline pumping thrills and an awesome sense of adventure! There are so many …

Thanks to the Governor of Florida for Changing his Stance on the Everglades Restoration Project

We just learned today from the Miami Herald that Florida Governor Rick Scott, has stopped by the Everglades Foundation’s two-day meeting in Naples on Wednesday and apparently told attendees that restoring the Everglades is now a top priority of his administration. This decision comes after the governor proposed to cut Everglades restoration money by 66 percent. The article goes on …

After a Long Road Trip to Everglades City for an Airboat Tour…

  “Um….why do you have a picture of a rest room for this post?” (you may be thinking.) Stick with me for a minute and I’ll tell you why. When you think of vacationing in Florida, what comes to mind? Sipping a mai-tai on a white, sandy beach? Partying with friends on spring break? Taking a tour of the Everglades? …