Archive for the ‘Florida Keys’ Category

Stand Up Paddleboarding In Key West

by Nancy Yeomans LG Air Travel Editor When in Key West one must head to the water. As the island is surrounded by the stuff, some of the most fun activities are to be had there. I’ve been keen to try the celebrity sport of choice, Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP), for a while now. The chance to check...
April 17th, 2012 | Dispatches from the Road, Fitness & Workouts, Florida Keys | Read More

Visit the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center

Visit the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center
By Patty Hodapp Deputy Editor *** I had no idea life under the wavy ocean-surface was so fascinating until I visited the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center. For example, the center is home to a special, small square aquarium tank that houses a very dangerous venomous marine creature called the “lionfish”....
September 2nd, 2010 | Eco-Travel, Florida Keys, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Florida Keys Marine Ecosystem: Ride Safely Through Blue Rider

Florida Keys Marine Ecosystem: Ride Safely Through Blue Rider
By Patty Hodapp LG Deputy Editor When it comes to personal watercrafts (PWC) a.k.a. Waverunners and Jetskis, people in the Florida Keys either love them or hate them. But regardless, almost 80,000 machines are sold each year in America, and according to the National Survey on Recreation and the Environment,...
August 19th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Eco-Travel, Florida Keys, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Waverunning and Jet Skiing in The Florida Keys

Waverunning and Jet Skiing in The Florida Keys
By Patty Hodapp LG Deputy Editor The sun hung low in the sky over Key West—a gigantic, hovering, juicy orange. I just had to be closer to it. I gunned my waverunner, shooting a jet of water into my white, sharp-edged wake in the turquoise water. Salty ocean water beads hit me full force in the sunglasses....
August 12th, 2010 | Adventure Travel, Florida Keys, Tours & Attractions | Read More