We drove down to check out the Dolphin Connection at Hawks Cay. This beautiful area is the only hotel on the mainland that offers free public viewing of trained dolphins. You can also sign up to jump into the water with them for a hands-on dolphin encounter. There are educational programs for the entire family and you can even learn how to train them! Hawks Cay is a … [Read more...] about The Dolphin Connection at Hawks Cay
After a morning of school work, self-taping, and donuts, we made headed to the Everglades! And guess what? We found alligators in Everglades National Park! Surprising right? The kids grabbed a Junior Ranger program Scavenger Hunt worksheet (these are available around the parks nationwide) to help them know what to look for during our time in the Glades. Did you know … [Read more...] about Alligators in Everglades National Park!
The Jones Family spends the day at Theater of the Seas! This marine mammal park offers some awesome experiences including a dolphin and sea lion encounter, parrot show, and bottomless boat rides! Theater of the Seas, is located in the Village of Islamorada, Florida, United States. Visitors can swim with Atlantic bottlenose dolphins, California sea lions, and sting rays, or … [Read more...] about Theater of the Seas Dolphin and Sea Lion Encounter!
While on a visit to John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, we found a black hole in the ocean!! What in the world could be down there? John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, the first underwater park in the United States, is a Florida State Park located in Key Largo. The primary attractions of this park are the coral reefs and their marine life. We explored the inside of the … [Read more...] about John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
Sunset Watersports is a great place for family fun water activities in the Florida Keys. We were there to try out snorkeling in Key West. Once the group was assembled we headed out on the boat to the snorkeling area. Hunter was looking for Finding Nemo fish, but not the sharks! Disclosure: Sunset Watersports provided us with complimentary snorkeling trips for some members of … [Read more...] about Snorkeling in Key West with Sunset Watersports!