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Times of the Islands: January/February 2018 Issue

Jan 03, 2018 08:00AM ● By Kevin
The Jan/Feb issue is packed with activity! We'll help you find ways to enjoy all the natural wonders for which this area is famous, whether you do that by going on a quiet hike, playing a round of golf, hitting a tennis ball, paddling a kayak or participating in something a little more extreme.

Read some of our top stories below.

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Paddling the Turner River through the Big Cypress National Preserve offers a chance to explore multiple habitats in one day Photo courtesy of Judith Biery

A Weekend in the Swamp: Everglades ecosystem is just hours away but feels like a different world

From Sanibel and Captiva, take U.S. Route 41 toward Miami until you reach rolling fields of sawgrass and towering cypress trees, and you will be rewarded with a peek into Old Florida. Read More » 


Kayakers paddle on the freshwater reservoir known as Lake Dillon nestled among the mountains Photo by Alison Roberts-Tse

Colorado Outdoors Adventures for Families

From the serene to the adrenaline pumping, activities for all ages. Read More » 


Photo by Mandy Carter

The Cayman Islands: just a short flight away lies an easy Caribbean getaway

The laid-back island life and alluring clear water makes this a perfect destination for a no-hassle weekend getaway. Read More » 


Boca GrandeGasparilla Island are about water from pirates to a tarpon fishing mecca to generational families still making this place their home It never gets old Photos by Capt Brian Holaway

Beautiful Boca: Truly like time travel, short ride from Fort Myers

The history of Boca Grande has revolved around water. The southern end of the island was a major shipping port from the early 1900s until the 1970s. Read More » 


St Simons is a dog-friendly destination Photo courtesy of Georgia Department of Economic Development

Another Side of the Peach State: sands, waterways, tunnels of oaks beckon off Georgia’s coast

St. Simons Island, Sea Island, Little St. Simons Island and Jekyll Island... Although they all have stories to tell about life in the South, St. Simons is the island that charms the most. Read More » 


Nine Florida Staycations for Outdoors Lovers

Hotels that encourage their guests to unwind and unplug. Read More »