National Parks

ShareTweet When you want to go to one of the most remote US National Parks to see Fort Jefferson at Dry Tortugas National Park there are not many ways to get there.  You can take a float plane, take your own boat out there (but you can’t use the dock at Dry Tortugas if you […]

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ShareTweet Today would be the day I made it to National Park number 44, Dry Tortugas National Park about 70 miles off of Key West, Florida.  Since I had nowhere to spend the night in Key West I’d be driving from Homestead, Florida starting at about 4am to get to the boat dock for the […]

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ShareTweet Are you looking for a cheap but nice place to stay when you visit Everglades National Park near Homestead Florida?  This article provides an Everglades Hostel review as well as photos of the hostel.  When you go to Everglades National Park in Florida there are lots of lodging options most of which can be […]

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ShareTweet Yesterday I was finally able to make it over to Biscayne National Park for the Boca Chita Lighthouse Adventure boat tour.  I figured I’d take that one first, get a feel for Biscayne National Park and return today for the Living Reef Snorkeling Adventure to see some of the underwater wonders of Biscayne National […]

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ShareTweet When you visit Biscayne National Park in Homestead Florida, 95% of the park is underwater.  If you do not go out in the water on your own or on one of the boat tours offered by Eco Tours USA (the official concessionaire of Biscayne National Park) you will be limited to walking around a […]

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ShareTweet When you go to the Florida National Parks both Biscayne and Dry Tortugas offers camping on islands within the parks.  The Boca Chita Key campground is much easier to reach than the campground by Fort Jefferson at Dry Tortugas National Park.  The Boca Chita Key Campground is about 12 miles across the water from […]

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ShareTweet Biscayne National Park is the only US National Park in the lower 48 states that is mostly underwater.  When you go to Biscayne National Park there is a visitor center and a jetty you can walk out on but if you want to do and see any more than that you’ll have to hop […]

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ShareTweet After getting a late start departing Everglades after the Nike Missile Site Tour yesterday, today was the day I’d finally head over to Biscayne National Park to embark in the Boca Chita Lighthouse Adventure and get to explore more of Biscayne National Park.  I looked online at the available tours last night as well […]

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ShareTweet Today was the day I finally planned to make it over to Biscayne National Park to take the Boca Chita Lighthouse Adventure boat tour.  I looked at the Biscayne website last night to get info about the tours but when I looked at the refund policies (no refunds) I decided not to make a […]

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ShareTweet When you need a hotel or motel close to Mesa Verde National Park in Cortez, Colorado there are a lot of lodging options to choose from.  If you are on a budget and want a small, affordable and clean place to stay then read on for reviews of the Country West Motel and photos […]

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