Hidden Gems in the Everglades

We teamed up with adventure photographer and The National Parks Girl blogger Sonja Saxe to give you an up-close look at Everglades National Park and the area’s most popular—and under-the-radar—attractions. Discover some of South Florida’s best-kept secrets—from scenic airboat tours and alligator farms to craft breweries and barbecue joints.

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Big Cypress Gallery

Discover local photographer Clyde Butcher and his beautiful landscapes

Get inspired for your outdoor adventure with artist Clyde Butcher’s large-format, black-and-white photography, which highlights the natural beauty of the area. Behind the gallery, you can take a scenic eco-swamp tour through Big Cypress National Preserve.

Coopertown The Original Airboat Tour

Explore the depths of the Everglades

Most of the Everglades is comprised of swamplands only accessible by boat. Family-owned Coopertown Airboat Tours let you visit the deepest corners of the park to see wildlife—including gators—and learn all about the area’s history.

Discover Our Locations

Travelodge is your base camp for adventure. Whether you’re taking a trip to our Travelodge Florida City/Homestead/Everglades hotel or exploring somewhere else, every memorable journey starts with a great night’s sleep. Explore our locations to find a convenient hotel for your next adventure.

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Crater Lake National Park features everything from preserved forests and a dormant volcano to America’s deepest lake. Discover the park’s most popular attractions, along with hidden gems in the nearby city of Klamath Falls.

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