Category Archives: Destinations

Places to go on along the Florida panhandle.

Kayaking on Rainbow River in Dunnellon, FL

The NWFLOA team attended the 2017 Florida Paddler’s Rendezvous in Ocala, FL this past weekend, and one of our trip destinations was Rainbow River in Dunnellon, FL, about 45 minutes away via Hwy 40 and Hwy 41. Our trip started … Continue reading

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Exploring Alaska’s Glacier Bay National Park

    Last September, after months of planning, I embarked on an adventure to Alaska to witness firsthand several remarkable things that I had never seen before; Humpback whales, Sea lions, Sea otters, Mountain goats and glaciers. It was the … Continue reading

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Explore Florida’s St. George Island on Apalachicola Bay

  In late October I visited Dr. Julian G Bruce St George Island State Park (talk about a mouthful!) along the Forgotten Coast located in the lower panhandle of Florida. This important barrier island provides protection for the Apalachicola Bay … Continue reading

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The Jewels of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

  Oasis is perhaps the best description of Topsail Hill Preserve. An oasis of nature in a changing world of urban sprawl. Here, a unique ecosystem holds onto its place in Florida’s coastal dune system under the shade of an … Continue reading

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Kayaking Adventure on the Ichetucknee River

  The Ichetucknee River has always been on my list of rivers to explore. For years I had been jealous of tales of crystal clear waters and more wildlife than you could shake a stick at, so I was thrilled … Continue reading

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