Everglades Holiday Park Blog

Airboat Ride Discounts Now Offered at Subway!

July 11, 2017 | Blog

For many years the goal of Everglades Holiday Park has been to protect the wildlife that exists within the Everglades, and to promote conservation of these 1.5 million-acre wetlands. Simultaneously, Subway has been working to promote healthier food choices in families and children in local communiti[...] Read More »

Celebrate With a 4th of July BBQ at Everglades Holiday Park

June 29, 2017 | Blog

Instead of the typical backyard BBQ, parade, or pool day, why not spend this 4th of July celebrating America’s independence at Everglades Holiday Park – one of America’s breathtaking, natural wonders. [...] Read More »

Now or Neverglades Restoration Efforts Continue

June 28, 2017 | Blog

Preservation of the Everglades is important to Floridians and scientists everywhere. With the constant threat of flooding in Lake Okeechobee, those attempting to manage the lake levels discharge the water into estuaries that feed into the Everglades. The water coming from this lake is untreated and [...] Read More »

Sawgrass 101

June 20, 2017 | Blog

The Everglades is a massive preserve, composed of winding waterways, various landscapes, and thousands of different animals. Iconic images of the Everglades throughout time almost always display a natural scene, surrounded by the Everglades’ sawgrass prairies, but what exactly are these plants? [...] Read More »

Martha Stewart Gives the Everglades a Shout Out

June 13, 2017 | Blog

In late February 2017, famous businesswoman, writer, and TV personality Martha Stewart took a trip to South Florida, where she knew she couldn’t miss the opportunity to explore the Florida Everglades – a 1.5-million-acre wetland preserve. [...] Read More »

Are There Pythons in the Everglades?

June 2, 2017 | Blog

The answer to this question is, yes! There are way too many pythons in the Everglades. In recent years, there has been an outbreak of Burmese pythons in Florida. Burmese pythons were originally from southeast Asia, and their presence has been established in the Everglades as a result of an accidenta[...] Read More »

What Do Alligators Eat?

May 24, 2017 | Blog

Alligators eat depending on their size and age. They are primarily carnivores, but investigations of dead alligators have shown that they do eat berries, citrus fruits, and grapes that are in their natural habitat! [...] Read More »

Why Everglades Holiday Park is Better than the Zoo

May 19, 2017 | Blog

Located on more than eight million acres in Florida, the Everglades is a subtropical, wetland ecosystem that is home to 67 threatened or endangered species.[...] Read More »

Snakes That Live in the Everglades

May 15, 2017 | Blog

The first thing that comes to mind when you think of the Everglades is most likely an alligator. However, there are currently 50 species of snakes in Florida, and 23 of those species live in the Everglades. [...] Read More »

What to Wear on a Summer Airboat Ride

May 11, 2017 | Blog

Spring in South Florida is over, and the summer months are among us. This means warmer weather, higher water levels, and the occasional afternoon rain showers. Unlike other parts of the world, the seasonal variations in South Florida are always pleasant. At Everglades Holiday Park, our airboat tours[...] Read More »