Month: May 2021

Weeki Wachee Springs State Park – Continuing the Mermaid Tradition & More

The Seminole Indians named the area Weeki Wachee which means “little spring” or winding river,” and more than 117 million gallons of water flow from the subterranean caverns daily. Newton Perry, an American Swimmer and an advisor to Hollywood aquatic movie productions, purchased Weeki Wachee Spring in 1946, […]

Camping at Fort Desoto Campgrounds

Fort Desoto is a Pinellas County park located south-southwest of St. Petersburg. The park consists of 1,136 acres and sits on five offshore keys, or islands: Madelaine Key, St. Jean Key, St. Christopher Key, Bonne Fortune Key, and the main island, Mullet Key. The campground sits on St. […]