< Introducing Florida

Going Wild

Family Guide
Birdwalk in Myakka River State Park
Florida is a paradise for spotting wildlife, from alligators, dolphins, and manatees to pelicans, egrets, and great blue herons, and there are plenty of preserves where sightings are almost guaranteed. In addition, guided walks to see sea turtles are offered by nature centers all along the Atlantic coast in June and July. Be still so as not to frighten the birds and animals away, and observe the signs about not feeding them.

Everglades National Park

The only subtropical preserve in North America, the Everglades teems with wildlife, from tiny frogs to full-grown alligators. Covering ...

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