Sometimes, last-minute getaways are the best way to go, because you have solid weather forecasts and you know your schedule is clear. The Florida park system has a useful tool for finding what’s open THIS weekend. At the moment — the weekend before Christmas — the weather forecast is perfect and some of the most popular cabins and campsites are available.
This is Old Florida as it should be, rustic and ready for curious visitors without the pretentiousness or the high prices of the Florida Keys.Read more...
Grayton Beach is consistently ranked among the Top 10 beaches in America, making it a prime candidate for your bucket list. It was on mine, and we camped there this fall.Read more...
Things To Do In Florida
Scenic Rock Springs Run is a legendary paddle trail through a stunning sub-tropical wilderness. But the popular 8.5-mile journey is on pause — Fallen trees are blocking passage.
It’s a rare opportunity: You can peek inside the beautifully restored private homes in the Key West historic district on home and garden tours.
Cooler weather is calling us to North Florida, where we explore a diversity of terrain, campground by campground in Florida State Parks.
Three Rivers State Park ranks high on our list of Florida campgrounds. Perched on the shores of Lake Seminole at the Florida-Georgia line, there’s not a bad campsite in the park, and you are in the middle of nowhere. We loved it. So will you.
The free trolley from Homestead to Everglades National Park & Biscayne National Park runs every winter weekend. Riders enter free, saving the $25 admission.
Our gift guide for 2017 includes a stainless steel griddle for your outdoor grill, a shock-absorbing hiking stick, an amazing rechargeable flashlight, floating cell phone case and a selection of off-the-radar stocking stuffers.
Encompassing more than 600 square miles in North Central Florida, Ocala National Forest is bursting with adventure. Hike the Florida Trail, camp in the deep woods, spend a lazy day at a cool, bubbling spring, ride the equestrian trails, paddle a spring run, a lake or a river.
Central Florida’s Lake Wales Ridge is made for exploration. It offers rolling hills, forests, streams, quaint small towns with lots of places for hiking, kayaking and camping.
It’s that time of year! Here’s Florida Rambler’s comprehensive Holiday Boat Parade Calendar with dates and links to dozens of boat parades around the state.