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5 Essential Safety Tips for Hitching a Trailer

Travel safely from Point A to Point B.
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Trailers are an important tool for work and play, but proper preparation and usage play an important role in whether or not your trailer safely gets from point A to point B.
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We’re currently in the peak of hurricane season and that means families all over Florida are likely considering purchasing a generator. After all, last year’s Hurricane Irma left some homes without power for weeks (or more). With possible hurricanes on the horizon and constant rain and thunderstorms, the time to buy a generator is now – before you need one. Keep reading our Generator Buying Guide to find out which type of generator will work best for your needs and budget.

Southwest Florida Outdoor Adventures to Explore This Summer

Get outside and make the most of our unique Florida environment.
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Whether you’re an outdoor enthusiast or just looking to get out of the house or office, the Southwest Florida area has just what you need to get that fresh air fix. Many people sink into the lull of everyday life and forget they live in the beautiful sunshine state. Don't forget that, even though you're not a tourist, that doesn't mean you can't still live like one! Here are nine Southwest Florida outdoor adventures to put on your must-do list this summer.

5 Tropic Trailer Products You Didn’t Know We Offer

Our inventory goes beyond just trailers and parts.
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Between our two store locations and our online parts website, Tropic Trailer has a massive inventory and a wide variety of products available. The largest trailer dealer in Florida, we have over five hundred trailers from top brands like Big Tex, PJ Trailers, Continental Cargo, Diamond C, Aluma, and more! However, that’s not all we offer. People often overlook that we also offer rentals, boats, trailer parts and accessories, and lots of other equipment to get any job done. Here are five Tropic Trailer products you didn’t know we offer.

Types of Fishing in Southwest Florida

Explore everything that Florida Fishing has to offer.
The US has the world’s largest saltwater fishing industry and there is nowhere better to enjoy it than in Southwest Florida. Big-game anglers and fishing enthusiasts alike have collected in cities like Fort Myers and Cape Coral to capitalize on the variety of tropical and temperature sportfish. Whether you’re more offshore or inshore, you’ll always have something fun to catch (just make sure you have an up-to-date fishing license!). Here are some of the different ways to experience fishing in Southwest Florida.

6 Tips for Moving Beehives

Minimize yours (and your bees') stress.
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If you’re a beekeeper, then you know the pains and joys of maintaining your beehives and caring for your bees. Occasionally, situations will arise where you will need to move your beehives from their current location. For those looking to move their hives, the move will require a lot of advance research and planning. Keep these six tips for moving beehives in mind for a successful move that minimizes yours (and your bees’) stress.

6 Benefits of Renting a Trailer

Consider a simple and easy alternative.
When it comes to trailer use (like a utility trailer, boat trailer, toy hauler, or something else), there are many situations that require using one but don’t necessarily require purchasing one. Renting is a simple and extremely easy solution to one-time or short-term jobs, events, and more. If you have an event or job coming up that could benefit from some travel assistance, here are six benefits of renting a trailer.

Florida Fishing Checklist

Everything you need to survive your next fishing trip.
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If you’ve been living in the Florida area long enough, chances are you’ve been on quite a few fishing trips. Southwest Florida has some of the best fishing spots around and the beautiful year-round weather offers plenty of opportunity. But remember: one of the key factors of having a successful fishing day is being prepared. The supplies and tasks needed will vary depending on the type of fishing, but start with this basic Florida Fishing Checklist before you take off.

Top 5 Reasons to Go Camping This Spring

Explore the Florida wildlife during this beautiful season.
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The Spring is one of the best times of year to go camping, exploring, and plan some new adventures. Not only is camping and hiking good for your health, but it also creates the perfect excuse to escape after being cooped up for the winter season. Take advantage of the weather change and check out these other reasons to go camping this spring.

Preparing for Smooth & Safe Horse Trailering

Getting yourself, your horse, and your trailer ready for the journey ahead.
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Once you have the horse and a trailer to transport them, you’re almost ready to hit the road. If it’s your first time transporting a horse, you’ll want to be sure that you’re as prepared as possible to ensure yours and your horse’s safety. Here’s some basic advice for getting yourself, your trailer, and your horse ready for the horse trailering journey ahead.
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