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FREE ALLIGATOR WITH ADMISSION

Florida isn’t the only state with exciting roadside attractions, although it is the primary home of the alligator-themed tourist stop (the manmade Gatorland and the Alligator Farm; the wild Anhinga Trail in the Everglades). 1,670 more words

STEPHEN C. FOSTER, ONE HELLUVA GUY!

When it comes to place names, Stephen Foster is a pretty popular guy.  Although Foster never visited the South during his most prolific period of writing fictional lyrics about it, his name adorns both the Stephen C. 999 more words

OKIE-DOKIE-FENOKEE

The Okeefenokee Swamp is a must-visit, not just because it is the largest blackwater swamp in America or because it is one of the Seven Natural Wonders of Georgia*, but because it is there.  1,009 more words

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Lobster on the Suwannee: a Mythic Feast

On an early Saturday morning, the air is crisp and the river black at our roadside put-in on the Suwannee River. But if all else seems natural, the ramp here is not. 1,813 more words

Going Camping

Our boys are on fall break this week. We have decided to get out of the house tonight, so we are going to go camping in Okeefenokee Swamp. 25 more words

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