Situated on 2,200 acres of uncultivated Florida everglades, Billie Swamp Safari slakes swamp curiosities with swamp-buggy tours, airboat rides, and specialty wildlife shows. Customers can hop aboard an elevated swamp buggy for a 60-minute half-land and half-water eco-tour where they’ll careen through forested thoroughfares lined with lush vegetation and land-loafing bison, then drift down shallow waterways brimming with freshwater salt turtles and befuddled fish. With a one-day admission pass, swamp visitors can also skid through vegetation-rich swamp trails on an airboat or watch humans, snakes, and alligators interact at the animal and reptile shows, reigniting fond memories of childhood romps in Grandma’s basement cellar.
Engines start to roar, propellers spin, and a large parachute expands into the sky, carrying a light aircraft and its passengers toward the clouds. Silver Lining Aviation's certified instructors create adventures like this every day as they teach visitors to soar behind the controls of sport aircrafts such as powered parachutes, weight-shift trikes, and gyroplanes. Led by licensed FAA flight instructor Craig Ewing, Silver Lining's team takes prospective pilots on introductory flights that allow them to experience aircrafts such as the Airwolf 912 and nibble on different flavors of clouds. The aviation experts also sell sport aircrafts, which patiently wait onsite as customers work through custom ground- and flight-training programs. In most cases, the flight instructors prepare their pupils for aerial navigation in as little as two weeks. They also assist new pilots with replacement parts, provide 24/7 support, and cook oil soup to feed hungry aircraft.
Bowland Centers specialize in family entertainment, boasting multiple lanes and modern scoring systems that add a degree of leisure to any frame. Lanes are equipped with kid-friendly pop-up bumpers and spacious seating areas—the prime place to lace up a fresh pair of shoes ($3.25 per pair). Play game by game ($4.25 per game) or rent a lane by the hour ($16 before 6 p.m., $20 after 6 p.m.) while taking in the symphony of pin-knocks and hand-fives. En route to the semi-perfect game, guests can also stop by Nemo's Sports Cafe, which features ample amounts of eats and drinks, big screens televisions, and people who know your name, because you typed it up on the scoreboard.
The technicians at Native Sun Window Tinting protect home interiors from harsh solar glare with Suntek architectural films that filter out up to 79% of heat. Residential tinting protects artwork and upholstery from fading and also helps to reduce residents' risk of skin cancer by blocking 99% of harmful UV rays. Since the films promote temperature stability, they can also help cut energy costs, often paying back the homeowner's investment in two to five years. Applied skillfully by trained professionals, they won't fade or bubble, and can continue to keep homes and offices comfortable for years to come. Besides their commercial and residential building services, Native Sun Window Tinting also precision-cuts films for automotive tinting that fits car windows' unique curves.
Gun School is the Nation's leading provider of Firearms Training, Safety, Licensing and Education for Law Enforcement, Security Officers and the General Public. Gun School's NRA Certified Instructors bring decades of real-world experience, providing our students with an engaging, patient, and friendly experience.
The new and improved Spanish Wells Golf and Country Club and its three 9-hole courses converge to form three distinct 18-hole monoliths characterized by lush palms, infringing waters, and immaculately maintained greenery. The course's crafty layout perplexes golfers with course-management quandaries such as the South Course's 438-yard, par-4 9th hole, a dog-leg right where players must either flush a tee shot left-to-right, hit a straight drive that carries a treacherous right-side bunker, or bribe a coterie of left-side oak trees to uproot and clear the way. Recently reseeded grass cradles each ball like a plush shag carpet, and 80 new golf carts zip efficiently through the course while flaunting their luxurious jobs to envious sedans parked in the driveways of course-side residences. Adobe accents and elegant sconces welcome patrons to the newly renovated clubhouse, where famished duffers can nosh on an appetizer such as boneless buffalo wings or coconut shrimp while drinking in sudsy sips of Bud Light, Miller Lite, or Heineken.