Sea turtles spend most of their lives in the ocean, only returning to land to dig into beach sand to lay their eggs, after which they immediately head back out to the ocean.

Sea Turtle Nesting and Florida Beaches

The Atlantic coast is popular for sea turtles to make their nests, and Florida is a particularly favored place. There are some 70,000 sea turtle nests made annually along the Florida coastline, and most of them are made by loggerhead turtles.

Moon Florida Road Trip

Hit the road! Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Daytona Beach, Walt Disney World, Tampa, Sarasota, Naples, the Everglades, and the Keys: see the top destinations in Florida with this book as your guide. Our detailed driving routes give you all you need, including mileage from place to place, driving times, and advice on the best places to […]

Moon Spotlight Pensacola

Moon Spotlight Pensacola is a 90-page compact guide covering this picture-perfect beach retreat. Author Joshua Kinser offers his seasoned advice on must-see attractions, and includes maps with sightseeing highlights so you can make the most of your time. This lightweight guide is packed with recommendations on sights, entertainment, shopping, recreation, accommodations, food, and transportation, as […]

A handful of lychee with reddish pebbled skin on a white glossy surface.

Tropical Fruit in the Gulf Coast

Visit Pine Island on Florida’s Gulf Coast and you can sample the kinds of fruits you imagine eating on a far-flung tropical island: jackfruit, carambola, mamey sapote, sapodilla, lychee, longans, pineapple, and papaya.