Flamingo Lodge

Highway 9336, Homestead, Florida, 33034, United States | Lodge
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Location

This lodge, located on Highway 9336, Homestead, is near Shark Valley, Coral Castle, R.F. Orchids, and Florida Keys Factory Shops.
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Travel Blogs from Homestead

The West Coast and on to the Everglades

A travel blog entry by jensgregersen on Jul 16, 2014

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... thought, but wouldn't you know the world cup finals happened to be played at that time, so we watched the game (including overtime) - and never made it to Captiva.
It was now time to head across the state to the east coast. The route we chose again was US-41. It passes through Big Cypress National Preserve and the northern border of the Everglades. There were no KOA campgrounds nearby. We considered one ...

Gatorville

A travel blog entry by m-m on Sep 26, 2013

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... in this little gem for a couple hours, we decided to return to Lola for lunch just before the heavy rain returned. As the weather set in, we decided to continue our journey down the coast to Crystal River – a renown destination for swimming with manatees and more natural water springs. The tour operator said they went rain or shine, so we booked ourselves on a 4-hour excursion to swim with the manatees the next morning. The rain stopped just as we donned ...

Everglades National Park

A travel blog entry by dsandow on Sep 02, 2013

1 comment, 11 photos

... not bother us.

We did drive over a high mountain pass down here. The photo marking the pass is included here, but you can see that it was all the way up to 3 feet above sea level. We almost needed supplemental oxygen at that high altitude. Glad we are now down to a more comfortable 2 feet above sea level here at the campground.

A few rain showers did not dampen our spirits today, and we even enjoyed seeing a ...

Day 3: Treasure Coast

A travel blog entry by splencner on Dec 30, 2012

... It is a tiny museum with tiny admission fees. In 1715 a large fleet of Spanish ships carrying much wealth from the colonies was hit by what was likely a hurricane. 5000+ survivors washed up on this very shore at Wabasso Beach and went into survivor mode. They rebuilt Spanish society and hunted for pigs and fish. The Ais Indians helped the Spanish survive here until help arrived. The salvage operation itself was tough, at one point English pirates took some ...

The Sunshine State, Part 1: Everglades and Beaches

A travel blog entry by chadhanson on Nov 05, 2012

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... and were rewarded with fish, and at the end, we all got to hold Snappy, the baby gator. for a donation, of course. It didn't feel at all like I expected...it was warm and soft underneath. Make a good wallet, I guess.

After all this sightseeing, we took about 7-10 days where we stayed in camp, relaxed, and enjoyed the weather. Remember, this was late November. Coming from Seattle, we were used to cold, grey and wet. Florida is typically, warm, sunny, and...wet. We ...