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Visit the Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention

June 17, 2019 by Corey A Edwards

Cade Museum for Creativity and InventionGet creative at Gainesville’s Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention. This modern museum, from the inventor of Gatorade, features two-stories and 26,000 square-feet of interactive science and technology exhibits.

If you fancy yourself creative, inventive, or just plain inquisitive, you’ll enjoy a visit to the Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention.

The museum is located on Gainesville’s South Main Street, near Depot Park. The museum was named after physician, musician, researcher, and inventor Dr. James Robert Cade. Dr. Cade is likely best known for being an instrumental part of the team that invented … Gatorade!

The original Gatorade recipe was designed as an oral rehydration therapy for members of the University of Florida Gators football team. You can learn more about its formulation and affect at the Cade Museum’s Sweat Solution exhibit.

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Explore Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

May 17, 2019 by Corey A Edwards

Paynes Prairie Preserve STate ParkLooking to get out into the great outdoors during your North Florida adventures? Great idea! Hampton Lake Bed & Breakfast is surrounded by a number of parks and recreation areas, such as Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park.

Florida is a natural wonderland, lush with unique and vibrant flora and fauna and Paynes Prairie Preserve is a great place to see some of it. The preserve is home to wide and sometimes surprising variety of species. Along with the expected alligators and deer, Paynes Prairie Preserve is also home to herds of wild horses and bison!

Birders, in particular, will find a lot to love at the preserve, with almost 300 different species of birds. Black cormorants, blue herons, white ibis, belted kingfisher, snail kites, anhinga, and many others. can be found here throughout the year.

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