an image of Hog Island

Hog Island

An artist's rendering of a pirate for the Louisiana Pirate Festival!

Louisiana Pirate Festival

An artists' rendering of the new Mote Marine Aquarium

U.S. Gulf

U.S. Gulf
Warmer waters make for cooler cruising. Southern Boating publishes a U.S. Gulf Coast Regional Report each month to make your Gulf Coast cruising a success. Chock-full of information for everywhere from the panhandle of Florida to the tip of Texas—Southern Boating gives you the lowdown on all events, happenings, marinas, destinations, and more!
This is an image of two people birding

When & Where to Watch the Songbirds Migrate

Songbirds Are Coming Home The songbirds are flying home. We know swallows come back to Capistrano every year—an old song tells us that—but Gulf Coast...
This is an image of a sculpture that was built during the Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival.

Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival

"Sandtastic" Sculptures at the Pier 60 Sugar Sand Festival They say the sand on Clearwater Beach is the best on the Gulf Coast, if not the...
Sanibel Island, Captiva Island, Sanibel and Captiva

Sanibel and Captiva

It’s 7:30 and the sun is already well above the horizon. As I step out onto the dock, an osprey circles above a school...
Mullet Man Triathalon, Walk for Warriors, Flora-Bama

Flora-Bama

Compete On Flora-Bama Beaches for Special Causes The Florida-Alabama State line slices through fine, white, panhandle sand. It also slices through a cultural hangout you...
Saint Patricks Day Events, St. Patricks Day Festivals, Erin go Braugh,

St. Patrick’s Day Events

St. Patricks Day comes on Saturday, March 17th, so put on your Irish and go out “on the lash.” Crawl the pubs, gobble corned...

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