Jacksonville footgolf: On its way up

The quiet breeze swept through the course as the golfer lined up for the shot — the short but challenging par-4 hole made for a nervous execution. With one solid kick, the ball flew into the water, ultimately causing a double bogey for the hole. … More Jacksonville footgolf: On its way up

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Bayard Conservation Area: Solitude on the busiest of days

At the southern entrance of the Bayard Conservation Area, oak trees standing tall in the sky boast full leaves of light and dark greens. The forest’s verdant canopy screens bushes and creatures below from the midday sun, sparing just enough light on the forest floor for visitors to make their way through its trails. … More Bayard Conservation Area: Solitude on the busiest of days

Okefenokee Swamp: “There’s no other place in the world like the Okefenokee.”

The glossy black water of the Okefenokee Swamp resembled oil – black and calm enough to create a mirror image of the Spanish-moss-draped cypress trees that surrounded the entire swamp. It is a place of subtle but breathtaking beauty and one that can only be fully explored by boat as a companion. … More Okefenokee Swamp: “There’s no other place in the world like the Okefenokee.”