The most detailed guide to the southern Atlantic coast of the Sunshine State a magnet for hundreds of thousands of tourists. The Adventure Guide to Southeast Florida takes you beyond the high-rise condos and urban sprawl to find natural, beautiful South Florida at its best. As with all Adventure Guides, the emphasis is on outdoor activities kayaking, canoeing, deep-sea fishing, scuba diving, turtle- and manatee-watching, and dozens of other ways to have fun. Many sidebar interviews with local experts and guides offer insights on everything from canoeing the Loxahatchee River to swimming with dolphins to seeking out great horned owls! Accommodations, restaurants and sightseeing too. Maps. Adventure Guides are the perfect travel companion for the modern explorer. Whether you're looking to backpack around your home state or boost the number of stamps in your passport by traveling overseas, these books will heighten your travel experience. Our team of knowledgeable authors offers comprehensive introductions that cover history, geography, climate, when to go, transportation, planning and culture. Region-by-region, the books then delve into the heart of the area, with driving tours and side trips to the best museums, historic sites and shops. But the focus is on activities, and you'll learn about the best spots for diving, snorkeling, horseback riding, hiking, biking, rock climbing and more. Extensive listings of recommended tour operators, too. Select places to stay and eat, as well as regional festivals and celebrations. Get soaked by crashing waves along a deserted beach; canoe through mangroves looking for birds; watch as a yellow-bellied turtle snuggles up to a snoozing gator; or reel in a six-foot sailfish. Interviews with the experts -- scuba divers, sky divers, pilots, fishermen and park rangers -- add local flavor. These useful guides are highly recommended... Library Journal. This guide targets travelers eager to explore the destination. Extensively researched, the focus is on outdoor activities - hiking, biking, rock climbing, horseback riding, parasailing, scuba diving, backpacking, and waterskiing, among others - and all the details you need, including prices, are included. The best local outfitters are listed, along with contact numbers, addresses and recommendations. A comprehensive introductory section provides background on history, geography, climate, culture, when to go, transportation and planning. The guide then takes a region-by-region approach, plunging into the very heart of each area and the adventures offered, giving a full range of accommodations, shopping, restaurants for every budget, and festivals. All books have town and regional maps... Causeway, % 305/361-7368, rents Monza boats with bimini tops and Yamaha 150-HP outboard engines. ... At Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Recreation Area, 1200 S. Crandon Blvd., % 305/361-5811, the parka#39;s east side ... 7938, you have easy ocean access via Hobie Cats, Sunfish, waverunners, or sea kayaks. Kids loveanbsp;...
|Title||:||Southeastern Florida Adventure Guide|
|Author||:||Sharon Lloyd Spence|
|Publisher||:||Hunter Publishing, Inc - 2009-10-24|