The Sunshine State

Make it look like a selfie... Said the American Alligator... Seen near Long Pine Key. Everglades National Park, FL

A drive through Florida’s scenic byways starting in Miami and passing through:

  • The Keys(A1A South)
A Double-crested Cormorant trying to take a nap on the beach…
  • Crocodile Lake National Wildlife Refuge(A1A North)
  • Everglades National Park(FL RT 9336)
  • Biscayne National Park
  • Big Cypress, Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge and Ten Thousand Islands(US RT 41/90 West)
  • Naples, Fort Myers(US 41 West/North)
  • Tampa(I-75)
  • NOLA, MS and AL(separate posts!) through I5 West
  • Northwest Florida(Tallahassee, Panama City, Pensacola, St Marks Wildlife Refuge, Apalachicola National Forest, Blue Angles Parkway..etc) using US 98/30/79/20/267 East for the most part.
  • Orlando(again through US 98/30 East)
  • Daytona Beach, Ponce Inlet Beach, Cocoa, Satellite Beach, Fort Pierce, Hutchinson Island, Palm Beach, Sebastian Inlet State Park, Fort Lauderdale (through FL RT A1A South)
As Patient As A Fisherman
The [Shore] Runners: Sanderlings running on the shores of Ponce Inlet Beach in Florida…