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Boynton Beach Florida

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

If you thought I was done posting about our travels in Florida, you were wrong! After a week at Disney and a week in Tampa, we continued on to spend a week at my parents’ house in Boynton Beach. Dave worked again this week – from the house – so on Sunday he wanted to check out the area. The first place we visited was right near my parents house – the Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge.

Inside the visitors’ center, you can go on a virtual airboat ride!

We took a walk on a boardwalk trail

The views were so pretty.

And we got to see an alligator. A big one!

See how close to us he swam?

More nature

That evening, we checked out the beach. It was very pretty!


The next day we also went to the beach. This time with my dad. The kids got to lay in the sand and a little bit n the water.


The next day we checked out the Schoolhouse Museum. It was cute and the kids enjoyed it. I think my parents did too.


On our last full day, we checked out another nature center – the Green Cay Nature Center. This was free and really nice! There are live animals in the visitors’ center and lots of boardwalk trails. It was very hot out – it would be a lot nicer on a cooler day! We also did a bit of geocaching while there.

Zachary is pointing at the word “Lion.” The cache (in his hand) was supposed to be hidden under a “lion”!


That afternoon, the kids washed our car and my dad’s car while Simon napped.


So that’s about it for Florida, aside from the drive back through towards Alabama! Tomorrow I will tell you about the places we saw on our way back home to Kansas!