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August in the Everglades

Thursday, October 5th, 2006

Famed for mosquitoes, suffocating humidity, searing sun, unrelenting heat (high temperatures in the 90s), cranky alligators, and a conspicuous absence of any meaningful wildlife, few tourists consider Florida’s Everglades National Park as a viable summer destination. Let alone a camping option. But the CT found that - contrary to conventional wisdom - AUGUST is the time to experience the River of Grass.

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