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Best Hidden Gems in Miami

Everyone knows that beautiful Miami is among the best places to visit in Florida. Famous for its pristine beaches and tropical climate, this coastal metropolis dazzles visitors with fantastic shopping, dynamic nightlife, beautiful Art Deco architecture, high-end hotels, and a fascinating skyline.  While the standard attractions are all worth a visit, some people seek a…

Florida’s Best Kept Secret: The Florida Panhandle

When you think of Florida, you probably think of Orlando, Walt Disney World, Tampa, Daytona, and Miami. Little did you know that just Northwest of Central Florida is a hidden world full of adventures to be discovered! Here are our top 5 recommendations! 1.Seacrest Wolf Preserve Not too far North of Panama City Beach is…

Marianna Florida Adventures

Have you heard of Marianna Florida? It’s a hidden town up in the panhandle full of secret adventures! Here are our top 3 recommended adventures to check out! 1.Florida Caverns State Park Bet you didn’t know Florida had caves to explore! That’s right! The Caverns State Park offers cave tours 7 days a week. They…

Sea Turtle Nesting Season on Don Pedro Island

Sea turtle nesting season is May-October on Don Pedro Island! Every summer all across Florida thousands of sea turtles crawl onto the shore at night to lay their eggs in the sand before returning to the water. It is estimated that approximately 60,000 – 84,000 nests are laid every year! Located just an hour south…

TOP TEN THINGS TO DO ON YOUR VISIT TO FLORIDA’S ADVENTURE COAST

There’s a reason Hernando County is called Florida’s Adventure Coast! Located just an hour north of Tampa and two hours west of Orlando, Hernando County is located directly on the Gulf of Mexico and home to the Weeki Wachee River, a 1st magnitude spring! If you love nature and you love the outdoors you’ve come…

Why Does Bioluminescence Happen in Florida?

Why Does Bioluminescence Happen in Florida? Bioluminescence is a natural phenomenon that occurs through a chemical reaction that produces light energy in an organism’s body. This reaction only occurs in species that contain luciferin, a molecule that produces light when it reacts with oxygen. There are different types of luciferin, which vary depending on the…

What Fun Outdoor Activities You Can Do In Miami Beach FL?

What Fun Outdoor Activities You Can Do In Miami Beach FL? A List of Fun Outdoor Activities Following is the list you can do in Miami Beach to gear up your mood. ●     In Miami Beach, the Miami Design Preservation League offers a 90-minute Art Deco walking tour in the center of the Architectural Historic District….

Three Reasons to Visit Don Pedro Island State Park

Part of a barrier chain of Gulf Coast islands, Don Pedro Island is best known for its mangroves, wildlife and miles of white sand beaches covered in an abundance of shells and fossilized shark teeth. Exploring Don Pedro Island on a guided clear kayak tour with one of our Florida Master Naturalists is the best…

Top Restaurants On Florida’s Adventure Coast

TOP RESTAURANTS ON FLORIDA’S ADVENTURE COAST  In addition to being the “Only City of Live Mermaids” and home to some of Florida’s most charismatic wildlife- manatees and dolphins, Weeki Wachee boasts a variety of great paddling locations and good eats that hit the spot! Want to combine the two for a day filled with great times…

Wildlife sightings? What about CELEB sightings!?

Get Up And Go Kayaking has been fortunate enough to have had some of our favorite celebs out for a paddle in our clear yaks! Read on for celeb encounters that have been ones for the books! With Tia (one of our owners) being a proud member of Bachelor Nation, she struck gold when doing some collaboration…

Best Places to Stay Near Silver Springs

BEST PLACES TO STAY NEAR SILVER SPRINGS Visiting Silver Springs State Park is a great way to experience exotic wildlife and a wilderness that is unique to other state parks around the country. The Park features one of America’s largest natural springs and is home to crystal clear waters and iconic history. When visiting the…

How to Plan a Trip to Silver Springs

How to Plan a Trip to Silver Springs What should I bring? -Bring lots of Water (especially in the summer!) Any sort of activity at the springs can leave you dehydrated and it’s important to bring water/energy drinks to stay hydrated. – A camera and a charged battery Silver Springs has lots of amazing scenery!…