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Snorkeling in Fort Lauderdale


With almost 25 miles of shoreline, Fort Lauderdale has a long beachfront. Although the coral reefs aren’t as evident as further south, a few locations are great for snorkeling. Fort Lauderdale has a few of the best snorkeling sites in Florida. The coral formations that abound in the Florida Keys make their way to the […]

Tampa Water Activities


The vast expanse of Tampa Bay and its connecting bays and rivers offers boaters a fantastic area to play in and explore. So, what water activities do you like? Fishing? Or maybe water skiing? Or, how about sailing? For those interested in more leisurely pursuits, there are many shoreside locations accessible by water. In addition, […]

Islands in Tampa Bay


The Tampa Bay area is the place to be for boat lovers, wildlife seekers, and outdoor enthusiasts. The beautiful year-round weather offers plenty of opportunities to get out and explore the clear waters throughout the area. Boaters enjoy seeing the many spoil and barrier islands within the bays and just off the coast. These islands […]

Water Activities in Key West


Key West is a dream vacation destination that many consider a Mecca for living a Florida lifestyle. This breathtakingly beautiful location was famous for writers like Tennessee Williams and Ernest Hemingway to live and visit. The best thing about Key West is that there are many opportunities to experience life on the water by spending […]

Taking a Private Boat to the Dry Tortugas


The Florida Keys is a natural destination for sun worshippers, divers, snorkelers, boaters, and anglers. The beautiful beaches and diving spots draw visitors worldwide to aquamarine waters, beautiful sunsets, and the laid-back atmosphere. However, south of Key West, at the end of the Florida Keys, is the Dry Tortugas. Seventy miles distant and away from […]

Key West Snorkeling Spots


Key West has many snorkeling spots, and the turquoise blue waters and warm breezes beckon people worldwide. Whatever water activity you desire is available in the Keys. So whether your interest is snorkeling, diving, swimming, or sunbathing, the beaches and waters of Key West await you. Why are there no beaches in Key West? There […]

Rivers & Lakes in Tampa for Boating


When most think of visiting Tampa, they dream about enjoying the beautiful beaches and the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico. However, many more outdoor recreational opportunities are available for those visiting Southwest Florida, including exploring the many rivers, streams, natural springs, and lakes that flow throughout the area. What river runs through Tampa? […]

Tampa Bay Boating Guide


Florida’s largest estuary, Tampa Bay, covers an expansive 400 square miles when the tide is high. It has a shoreline that runs along the coasts of Pinellas, Hillsborough, and Manatee Counties. Tampa Bay is home to cruise ships and cargo ships. The entrance is spanned by the famous Sunshine Skyway Bridge that connects Saint Petersburg to Palmetto, […]

Key West Sandbars

People come to Key West for its allure of the sun, turquoise waters, and beaches. Everything that happens here is related to the water, and no matter where you are, it isn’t far away. The Florida Keys is the only place to enjoy the sunrise on the Atlantic over a café latte and sunset over […]

Best Places to Boat in Miami


With over 20 miles of beaches and 129 public access points, Miami is all about its waterfront. Marinas line the Miami River and the Intracoastal Waterway. In this area of Florida, you can boat inshore along these waterways or tackle the more open waters of Biscayne Bay or the Atlantic Ocean if you wish. Boaters […]