Important safety tips

Jesse and Allie turning some heads. Dad says, “Put some clothes on!”

Nephew David and I in the boat

These were the gators about 100 yards from where David and I jumped into the springs

The kids at Wakulla Springs

Tiring of the endless sun, surf and sand, we traveled 45 minutes north by car to Wakulla Springs this afternoon. There, we swam, took a riverboat ride and jumped off a 25-foot-high platform into the cold waters of the springs below. See more photos in the slideshow below.