Florida Everglades
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The Florida Everglades

The Florida Everglades is larger than most visitors think it is. The  Everglades is the size of the state of Rhode Island. Flowing south it is also called the river of grass . In the heart of the Florida Everglades sits Everglades National Park. The confusion for most travelers is that this is the only part of the Everglades. However the Everglades can be accessed from may areas on the east coast of Florida. Including Boca Raton Florida, the Loxahatchee Preserve is part of the Everglades. This is where you can take an airboat ride in boca raton to see its many wonders. The sawgrass strands, wet marshlands, and tree islands make up the landscape in this region of the Everglades.

 

Taking an Airboat Ride

Taking an airboat ride in the Everglades is a top attraction in Boca Raton and the swamp is an amazing place to encounter wildlife such as alligators and birds. The Everglades holds some of the worlds exotic plant and aquatic life. While visiting the everglades on your swamp boat tour it is best to be prepared . In the summer mosquito repellent is a good thing to have on hand. In the winter months a jacket or warmer clothes is best. Most alligators and birds are more abundant in the fall, winter, and spring months. This is the best time to see the Everglades. Although summer months are not a bad time it is just warmer out and wildlife is not as abundant. The summer brings rain and afternoon storms, it is best to do an airboat ride in the morning in the summer.

The American Alligator

The American alligator is easier to find in winter months do to the cooler weather. These historic creatures sun bathe and also lay on canal banks to warm up. Also when water levels are lower migratory birds are plentiful. To book your airboat ride in the Everglades contact us today.