Misty Water Park - Spoil Island View

Reporting from Misty Water Park

Misty Water Park is located in Mary Esther, Florida. This park is pretty minimal, with no restrooms and only a single covered picnic table, a boat launch, and a trash can. However, what this park allows easy access to is a few secluded islands in the middle of the Santa Rosa Sound. By secluded I mean the islands usually only have a handful of people and boats beached across the four main islands. There is...Continue reading

Pitt and Sylvan Springs - Foliage At Springs

Reporting from Pitt and Sylvan Springs

Pitt and Sylvan Springs in Youngstown, Florida, is just one of the state's many beautiful blue springs that feed into Ecofina Creek. The park is on Highway 20 in Bay County, and there are plenty of signs along the route that make the entrance easy to spot from the road. There are parking areas right off the highway and also inside the park. The park has pavilions with picnic tables and grills, so it is...Continue reading

Garniers Beach Park - Park Sign - Water View

Reporting from Garniers Beach Park

Garniers Beach Park is a local Fort Walton Beach Park and is nestled in the backside of a neighborhood that goes all the way to where the Choctawhatchee Bay meets Cinco Bayou. Directly across the way, you can see the Fort Walton Beach Yacht Club, and the Choctawhatchee bay opens to the left from the viewpoint of the beach. This park is often busy, so get here early if you plan on parking. The park...Continue reading

Beach Bum Report - St. Andrews State Park - 10

Reporting from St. Andrews Florida State Park

St. Andrews State Park is located in Panama City Beach Florida and was a fantastic adventure for us. We were able to bicycle around the park, kayak the Lower Grand Lagoon, and camp with a beautiful view. There is a busy boat launch area at the park as well. The jetties area is perfect for snorkeling adventures. There are many things to do at St. Andrews State Park, whether you are here for the day...Continue reading

Beach Bum Report - Hello Beach Bums - Featured Image

Hello, Beach Bums

Welcome to our new website. For the past couple of months, Mandy and I have been touring some of Florida's parks and outdoor spaces and documenting our adventures along the way so you can get a sneak peek at some of the places we think you'd like to visit. Our favorite things to do are bicycling, kayaking, snorkeling, disc golf, and taking long walks wherever we can find great scenery. Sometimes we go camping too....Continue reading