Unpopular Opinion: Travel during Covid

I’ve seen a lot of back and forth on this topic lately. Especially now, as the vaccine rollout continues to progress, we’re starting to see the travel industry get moving again, and people venturing out for the first time in over a year. Unfortunately there is still a lot of debate about travel during Covid. Here are a few of the opinions I’ve heard floating around throughout the last year.

Is Big Cypress National Preserve Worth the Visit?

You may have never heard of Big Cypress National Preserve but it directly abuts Everglades National Park so that’s how it landed on our radar. So is Big Cypress National Preserve worth the visit? The quick answer is “ehhh, I wouldn’t make a trip out of it”, but the longer answer is absolutely yes!

One Day in Biscayne National Park

Of all the National Parks, Biscayne National Park might be one of the smallest and most unknown parks out of them all. I genuinely had no idea it existed prior to my time in Florida but I’m glad we made an effort to check it out.

Depending on your interests, you could spend TONS of time in this park or get by with just one day! Here are some ways to see the park in just one day.

A Long Weekend in Everglades National Park

Did you know that Everglades National Park is one of the largest National Parks in America? The park covers over 1.5 million acres and is only smaller than Death Valley and Yellowstone! Despite that fact, the Everglades National Park is easy to do in a long weekend because so much of it is wetlands that …

Exploring the Pinellas County Parks

Clearwater, Florida is our home for the winter and we’re getting out and trying to explore the area as much as possible. Pinellas County is home to towns like Clearwater, Dunedin, Tarpon Springs, St. Petersburg and endless amounts of small beach towns. Located just southwest of the city of Tampa, locals consider themselves one of …

East Coast Road Trip: Mass to Florida

Hello from the sunshine state! As you may already know, we decided to road trip down to Florida for the winter! I’ve already begun working remotely, and Kyle picked up a seasonal position at Home Depot! All the ducks are finally in a row. (If you haven’t read our last blog post with the big …

Respectful Adventures in the Wake of Covid-19

No surprise that we’re all a bit stir-crazy after the last few months of this quarantine. And whether you think it’s too soon or not soon enough, states are beginning to open and local travel is becoming a possibility again! But before you jump in your car and head out of town, there are a …

How to Travel when You Can’t Travel: A Social Distancing Survival Guide

Disclaimer: This is not intended to make light of the situation around the world currently. Please adhere to CDC guidelines for quarantine and social distancing and be safe, wash your hands, and stay home as much as possible! Are you one of the unfortunate ones that had to cancel your trip? Getting stir crazy in …