Blowing Rocks Will Blow Your Mind (But Not Your Budget!)

When we heard about a Florida beach with “blowing rocks” we had to see it to believe it!

My hubby & I are both native Floridians–how did we miss this through the years?!! We left the next morning set out to find these so called “blowing rocks”.

The blowing rocks preserve is part of The Nature Conservancy and it is located in Hobe Sound (less than a 2 hour drive for us). A day-trip I definitely would recommend to my fellow Floridians! This beach has the South Florida blue water that we all love, and I couldn’t keep my little fish out of it! I often joke that my oldest should have been born with gills… he has the most amazing connection with the sea and all of the creatures from it. This picture captures him perfectly!
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If the blue water isn’t enough to make you commit to a visit, the shoreline at Blowing Rocks is unlike any beach I’ve seen in Florida!

I could hardly believe we were just hours from home! Limestone rock covered the shoreline filled with shell fossils and naturally carved out trails to meander! Blowing Rocks gets its’ name from the spectacle of the waves hitting the rocks at high tide and spraying over the tops – sometimes as high as 50 feet!

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Fireworks On The Ocean and Freedom In A Cup!

When it comes to 4th of July Celebrations the adage “there is no place like home” definitely rings true for our family. Beach fireworks do not disappoint… and there’s plenty to do while you anticipate the late night start time(s)! Chill Out with the Tastiest Red, White & Blue Although grown ups love a long […]

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Steinhatchee is Family Friendly for Scallop Season

Steinhatchee Landing Resort Is a Win This is the family vaca with absolutely no need for the standard “vacation after the vacation”. If that doesn’t make you add it to your destination list this summer I don’t know if anything else will! First of all… if you even considered going to Steinhatchee you’ve probably read […]

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