Santa Fe Teaching Zoo

The Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo is a ten-acre wooded forest with natural trails located on the main campus of Santa Fe College, and is one of only two teaching zoos in the country.  The zoo is home to a variety of native plants and more than 65 exotic animals. Upon arrival at the zoo, … Continue reading Santa Fe Teaching Zoo

Camp Suwannee

Located on the banks of the Suwannee River in Live Oak, FL is Camp Suwannee at the Advent Christian Village. Live Oak is located in Suwannee County, which is named after the river, and roughly an hour and a half drive from Gainesville. Camp Suwannee is open year-round and offers facilities for groups of up … Continue reading Camp Suwannee

Haile Village Center

Recently we visited Haile Village Center for their annual “Light the Village” event. There were many locals in attendance, and one person visiting from way out-of-town: Santa Clause. Every year the Haile Village Center holds the event to bring the community together to drink hot chocolate, eat gingerbread cookies, and enjoy the Christmas lights. While we were … Continue reading Haile Village Center

Florida Museum Celebrates 100 years!

The Florida Museum of Natural History on the University of Florida campus is celebrating the 100th anniversary of being named the state’s official natural history museum by the Florida Legislature in 1917. The Museum is made-up of multiple buildings on the University of Florida campus including Dickinson Hall, Powell Hall, the Randell Research Center, and the McGuire … Continue reading Florida Museum Celebrates 100 years!