About Kevin Mims VISIT FLORIDA

I'm a freelance writer and videographer, and spend most of my days exploring Florida's natural wonders from a kayak, a bike or rambling down a hiking trail. A Florida native living in Citrus County, you'll often find me watching the boats go by on the Homosassa River. I'm always sharing stories, photos and videos, so follow along and together we'll discover Florida's natural treasures.
Geocaching Cacheapalooza

Geocaching Cacheapalooza

September 7, 2013

“Geocaching is like a high-tech treasure hunt,” says VISIT FLORIDA Outdoors & Nature Insider Kevin Mims. It combines GPS receivers with the satisfaction of leaving a note for other enthusiasts

Bok Tower Gardens Sets Hearts to Ringing

Bok Tower Gardens Sets Hearts to Ringing

May 18, 2013

Halfway between Orlando and Tampa in Polk County’s Lake Wales, the site includes carillon bells in a 205-foot Singing Tower and landscaped gardens that are home to 126 different species

Top Parks and Preserves of Northeast Florida

Top Parks and Preserves of Northeast Florida

July 4, 2012

When it comes to places to play outdoors, northeast Florida has a little bit of everything. In this section of Florida, it’s a breeze for nature lovers and outdoor recreation