Florida @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/florida Calling all residents and visitors to Florida! Read all about the Sunshine State with fact-packed articles covering popular topics, beaches and attractions written by a local resident. en-us Copyright 2018 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Wed, 20 Jun 2018 04:23:46 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Florida @ BellaOnline http://florida.bellaonline.com The Santa Fe River http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art176317.asp The Santa Fe River, a tributary of the Suwannee, is a geologically interesting stream and a popular water recreation destination. Multiple springs along the lower Santa Fe add clear water to the river and provide opportunities for swimming, snorkeling, and SCUBA diving. Sat, 16 Jun 2018 00:01:00 EST Ichetucknee Springs State Park http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art176301.asp Ichetucknee Springs State Park is a popular place to tube on a hot summer day or to paddle on a cool one. You can also swim, snorkel, scuba dive, hike, or picnic. Find out what makes this park so special. Sat, 9 Jun 2018 00:01:00 EST Tick-borne Diseases in Florida http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art176185.asp Ticks are present year-round in Florida. Learn how to protect yourself, children, and pets from tick bites and what to do if you find an attached tick. You will also learn what types of ticks live in Florida and which diseases they transmit. Sat, 2 Jun 2018 00:01:00 EST