Category Archives: Homestead

Grab a bite at Shiver’s BBQ, Florida

Florida isn’t the first state I think of when it comes to BBQ, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find some seriously kickin plates in the state. When in the Miami area Shiver’s BBQ [28001 S Dixie Hwy, Homestead, FL … Continue reading

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Hike Castellow Hammock Park, Florida

It’s funny how a huge international city can feel like a small town sometimes. I met a fellow birder at Fairchild Gardens who gave me a local tip when I lamented that I had not seen any hummingbirds in the … Continue reading

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See the Coral Castle in Florida

I cannot pass up a quirky roadside attraction. Since the 1940s, right off U.S. Route 1 the Coral Castle [28655 S Dixie Hwy, Homestead, FL 33033] has been raising questions. How did one man build this structure and why on … Continue reading

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Explore Biscayne National Park, Florida

Everybody knows about the swampy gator filled Everglades National Park, but did you know there is another natural wonderland in the NPS, easily day-trip-able from Miami? Biscayne National Park is mostly aquatic, but you can take an amazing boat tour … Continue reading

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Tour R.F. Orchids in Homestead, Florida

Orchids are among the most elegant and delicate of blossoms in our world. They can be difficult to grow, rare to see in the wild, and an absolute pleasure to witness thriving in a garden. R.F. Orchids [28100 SW 182 … Continue reading

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Forage at Fruit and Spice Park in Homestead, Florida

South Florida’s take on the Garden of Eden, Fruit and Spice Park is a paradise where you can forage for delectable exotic fruits. This is another dreamlike location for me, I love horticulture – must have been passed down from … Continue reading

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Visit Robert is Here Fruit Stand in Homestead, Florida

Exotic fruit is my favorite thing to get at a foreign market, and this one has the craziest variety I have ever encountered! Robert is Here Fruit Stand [19200 SW 344th St, Homestead, FL 33034] is my dream come true. … Continue reading

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