Explore Marathon’s beaches and coral barrier reefs, and meet the locals working to protect them
From visiting protected areas to joining conservation efforts, here’s how to get the full experience in Marathon
Time spent outside and human-powered fun are what this region of the Florida Keys is all about
On the water or underwater, Key Largo makes it easy to set your watch to island time and settle into vacation mode
Tune into nature and leave the rest behind. That’s Key Largo, baby.
Ready to disconnect from the world? Visit Islamorada, Florida.
Set your clock to island time, and unplug in the Florida Keys
The stresses of everyday life give way to island vibes when you venture to the Village of Islands in the Florida Keys
From tropical beaches to wildlife-watching outposts, we’ve rounded up the perfect campsites to escape the cold-weather blues
Pirates, enslaved people, and Spanish explorers shaped these seven small islands west of the Florida Keys. For most visitors, deep-diving into the past and then swimming the azure waters makes for an unforgettable trip.
Snorkel and paddle among quizzical lobsters, baby sharks, green turtles, and more at Biscayne, home to a massive coral-reef system off the coast of Miami
But seriously: at this popular South Florida park, come for the large reptiles, but stay for the subtropical scenery, varied birdlife, and all-out airboat rides
Florida’s Ocala National Forest is the oldest national forest in the eastern United States. This stunning footage will convince you to visit.
Tim Zimmermann’s feature about a 12,000-pound orca that killed a SeaWorld trainer changed the future of marine parks, was developed into a powerful 2013 documentary, and turned the author into a vegan
Scientists, planners, and even the Army Corps of Engineers are turning to natural solutions like coral reefs and sand dunes to protect coastal communities against intensifying storm surges and flooding
It’s finally time to take that beach vacation. You might as well post up right by the ocean.
These eight titles will keep your wanderlust fired up for when it's safe to travel again
'Una Razon para Pescar' follows Miami tarpon fisherman Dan Diez as he explores how the sport is woven into his blood
Years of underfunding and climate change are increasingly threatening the national park system. From the Everglades in Florida to Glacier in Montana, here are the ones we stand to lose.
Most endurance events are canceled for the summer, but Spartan Race will hold its first event since the pandemic from June 13 to 14 in Florida
Pythons are devouring native animal life in the unique ecosystem of South Florida. To help solve the problem, Florida Fish and Wildlife officials have turned to amateur and professional hunters to round up the reptiles in a wild competition called the Python Bowl.
This world champion says you can get into surf shape without ever catching a wave
In 'Cat Tale,' a longtime environmental journalist documents the dramatic saga that brought this state animal back from the brink of extinction
Want to avoid the winter blues? These warm adventure remedies are here to help, from mountain biking in Baja to hiking Dominica.
The duo explores why this bug-eyed fish has taken the hearts of so many anglers and swaps stories about why fishing is so important to them
Patricia McNeal biked across America five years after surviving a stroke. And she's going to do it again.
The Miami Murals project is adding an interactive digital layer to a series of climate-focused public art in a mural-crazy city
The Sawgrass Fire threatens Alligator Alley
Some of the world's most unique places are disappearing fast, as a result of climate change. It might be time to rearrange your bucket list.
New owners are revitalizing Shaw's, the beloved hostel on the Appalachian Trail
Stop by and find the book or local hiking guide that will change your whole perception of a new place
Use these sunscreens now, and in 30 years your skin will thank you
The author's latest book features stories that are just as mired in the contradictions of humanity as they are in the humidity of the Sunshine State
Three months after the hurricane, fly-fishing guides wrestle with what the future of their industry might look like
Americans spend $11 billion a year in pursuit of the blissful happy-ever-after. But what do we really accomplish? To find out, Peter Andrey Smith embedded with the utopia seekers for a weekend in Miami at the first-ever World Happiness Summit.
In South Florida, cane toads are so numerous that they seem to be dropping from the sky. They're overtaking parking lots and backyards, can weigh almost six pounds, and pack enough poison to kill pets. Why the surge?
Fit in a last-minute camping trip at one of these iconic parks before summer ends
Not visiting the in-laws? Have an adventurous Turkey Day in one of these destinations.
The hours are long, and the work can be dangerous. But animal care workers, the unsung heroes devoted to the health of mammals at SeaWorld and other marine parks, have unrivaled access to the animals—and the challenges of captivity. Here, three former employees go on the record about their experiences.