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Everglades National Park

Florida Road Trip

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Noted photographer Jim Richardson turns his back on Florida’s Mickey Mouse masses and takes his son through Everglades National Park and down onto the Florida Keys for some genuine adventure. On the Anhinga Trail in the Everglades, they glimpse a range of wildlife and even stumble upon a nine-foot (three-meter) alligator.

B.O.’s Fish Wagon

Looking for B.O.’s Fish Wagon? Keep an eye out for owner Buddy Owen’s old pickup.
Photograph by Jim Richardson

Night in the Everglades proves no less exciting as they skim across the fabled “river of grass” in an airboat. Once in the Keys, father and son swim with dolphins at the Dolphin Research Center, spend a night inside a lighthouse, and tour a string of islands from the air in an old biplane. The Dumbo Ride this is not.

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