State Parks vs National Parks

We've been in a lot of National Parks and even more State parks on our journey, that’s why we thought, we give you a little list, what the advantages and disadvantages are of State Parks and National Parks in our personal view: We like National Parks because You see the big stuff, the world-famous landmarks,... Continue Reading →

Chokoloskee

After the Keys we drove back on the West (Gulf) coast of Florida to Chokoloskee, a small island in the Gulf of Mexico, bordering the Everglades National Park (and Everglades city) and the Ten Thousand Islands, which is merely known for fishing and kayaking. As we don't fish and do not have a boat, we... Continue Reading →

Quirky Key West

After staying a long time in Central and West Florida, we drove down US 1 to the "Southern Most Point" of the contiguous US to Key West, in the Florida Keys, 145 km north of Kuba. Key West is famous for its open lifestyle and its many bars and restaurants in Duval Street. Lots of... Continue Reading →

Kayaking at Wekiwa Springs

We did a lot of kayaking tours during our year of travel through the USA. But nothing compared to this! We've never seen so much wildlife on a trip and never such beautiful water like in Wekiwa Springs State Park. The water was so clear, you could see everything from fauna to animals down to the... Continue Reading →

Short trip to Orlando & Disney Springs

As we have been for such a long time in Florida, mainly Fort Myers, we needed to do a short trip to Orlando, to the "Theme Park Capital fo the World". Orlando attracts over 70 million visitors per year and belongs to one of the world's most visited tourist destinations, due to the famous Walt... Continue Reading →

Visit from our family

We were so happy, that Dominik's godson ("Göttibueb") and his mum, Dominik's sister, could make it to come visiting us in Florida. We of course wanted it to be the trip of a lifetime for the almost 10 year old boy, so we planned long ahead an exquisite trip through central Florida with visits to... Continue Reading →

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