| Mar 26, 2010
| 4:34 PM
It's the 17th annual edition of the weeklong event, which encompasses a 300-mile loop ride that hits six state parks in DeLand, Daytona Beach, Flagler Beach and New Smyrna Beach.Â At least 400 riders are expected to participate in this year's tour,...
| May 11, 2010
| 9:18 AM
Central and East Florida
Gaze at Tiffany glass (Winter Park): On Park Avenue in fashionable Winter Park, the Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of Art is a hidden gem known for housing the most comprehensive collection of works by Louis Comfort Tiffany. The...
| Feb 7, 2010
Since 2003, the nonprofit St. Johns Riverkeeper organization has hosted roughly two dozen multi-day excursions along the unspoiled river between Jacksonville and Palatka.
That has always required a formidable commute for Orlando-area residents, but that'...
| Dec 5, 2010
| 8:30 PM
COCOA — The biggest gathering of Florida manatees ever observed survived a deadly cold snap last winter by huddling in warm water discharged from a power plant on the Indian River Lagoon in Brevard County.
The 1960s-era Florida Power & Light Co....
| Feb 9, 2011
| 5:18 PM
ORANGE CITY — Riding his bicycle on a trail near Blue Spring State Park, Mark Schweder spotted a rare find for mountain-biking fans: woodland terrain with slopes and gullies.
He envisioned an off-road cycling trail that explored the changing...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 1:03 PM
As the weather cools down in Florida, manatees return to warmer waters. Manatee season started November 15, and extends to March 1. Also known as a sea cow, the West Indian Manatee are a protected species.
In early November I reached out to Lynne...
| Jul 23, 2009
If you have an hour or two, you have enough time to hit the trails and woods of Central Florida on foot or by bike -- while rarely straying far from civilization.
Or you can spend all day pedaling: With only minor gaps, the trails now link Orlando...