The Everglades Area

The Everglades Area Travel Guide

Articles about The Everglades Area

By Travel + Leisure Staff
By Briana Fasone

Views out the car window look brightest in spring, when the landscape bursts with wildflowers. See for yourself on America’s best spring drives.

By Adam H. Graham

Restaurants in The Everglades Area

On the Big Cypress preserve, Joanie Griffin is known for gator steaks and other rustic staples served at her ornament-crammed eatery.

Things to do in The Everglades Area

Throughout the year, biologist Mike Owen conducts guided swamp walks through a 20-mile-long slough filled with a million bald cypress trees, 7,000 royal palms, tropical ferns, bromeliads, otters, Everglades mink, eastern diamondback rattlesnakes, the occasional bald eagle, and delicate ghost orch