Everglades National Park

Wildlife Spotting in the Florida Everglades (and the search for the elusive Florida Panther)

“Will we get to see the Florida Panther?” my 10-year-old daughter immediately asked as we planned our New Year’s Trip to Marco Island, Florida. By now I am used to such queries from my animal science lover. Although this guy is pretty elusive, we figured we would give it our best shot by traveling to...

Exploring the Florida Everglades with Kids

Florida is well known for many family friendly vacation spots. One of my favorites is the Everglades National Park. This park is the third largest in the lower 48 (behind Death Valley and Yosemite National Parks) and has such a variety of plant and animal species that a walk through this “river of grass” really feels like...