This Week: Events in Volusia (5/29 – 6/4)

If you find yourself with some free time on the weekend and you happen to be in Volusia County, you’re in luck! These are just a few of the fantastic events taking place throughout the week. This information is evolving and will be updated as more info and events become available. Information has been provided by the city, county or by individual event pages. If … Continue reading This Week: Events in Volusia (5/29 – 6/4)

Come Sail Away: Winter Park Scenic Boat Tour

All photos by Kelsey Walters Orlando and the surrounding areas have no shortage of things for tourists and locals to explore. In fact, it can be pretty overwhelming when deciding what park to visit, where to dine and what to do in between to maximize your vacation, or staycation. Given its close proximity, Orlando loves to flock to our beaches, and in turn, Volusians spend … Continue reading Come Sail Away: Winter Park Scenic Boat Tour

Marine Discovery Center EcoTours

Everyone is invited to explore one of Florida’s natural treasures with the Marine Discovery Center (MDC) by booking a spot on one of their guided ecotours. You can kayak the waters of New Smyrna Beach, or relax on their pontoon boat tour of the Indian River Lagoon. They also offer walking tours where you can learn about Florida’s local flora and fauna, as well as … Continue reading Marine Discovery Center EcoTours

alligator snapping turtle

Learn Wild Facts on Local Eco-Tours

Feature photo by Sherry Taylor, Daytona/NSB Discovery Map Did you know alligator snapping turtles laugh so hard, no sounds come out? Just kidding! The fact is these guys do not have vocal cords. Also like most turtles, they make a range of hissing sounds (think air escaping a balloon). So, why are their mouths agape all the time? Because alligator snapping turtles are ambush predators. … Continue reading Learn Wild Facts on Local Eco-Tours