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08/07/2012 07:05 am ET Updated Oct 07, 2012

How to Do Florida: From Alligator Education To Tubing The Ichetucknee (VIDEO)

The How to Do Florida video series explores quintessential Florida experiences such as lobstering in the Florida Keys and surfing off Cocoa Beach. Keep watching for the checklist of necessities to ensure the quality of your own Florida experience.

Here are the five latest videos:

Alligator Education in St. Augustine
How to Do Florida host Chad Crawford visits St. Augustine Alligator Farm for a personal experience with the captive gators. Then on to the Everglades for an airboat ride into to the heart of the wild. The caution here is "Observe, don't disturb."

Feeding Marine Life in Key Largo
Up close and personal with the resident population in the Atlantic Ocean off Key Largo. Nurse shark, barracuda and goliath grouper are regular customers of Capt. Slate's unusual food service.

Crabbing on Tampa Bay
We join Tampa Bay legend Gus Muench for a day's work hauling traps and then a crab dinner in Ruskin.

Tubing the Ichetucknee River
A family float -- and occasional dive and water-gun fight -- on the crystal-clear, 72-degree waters of the Ichetucknee River in west Central Florida.

Horse Camping in Florida Cracker Country
Riding horses whose origins date to Spain and the 1500s, How to Do Florida host Chad Crawford and his daughter eat and sleep under the stars, then herd cattle in Osceola County, once the cow capital of the world.

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