Five cool things I discovered in St. Augustine on its 450th birthday The oldest street in St. Augustine is Aviles Street, and it is paved with bricks, not cobblestones.
Florida’s best boardwalks provide easy access for all A family explores Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve, Fort Myers.
Beachfront state park expands campground Camping at Gamble Rogers State Recreation Area
Best RV and tent camping along I-75 in North Florida Best RV and tent camping along I-75 in North Florida

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The oldest street in St. Augustine is Aviles Street, and it is paved with bricks, not cobblestones.
Historic / Northeast Florida

Five cool things I discovered in St. Augustine on its 450th birthday

St. Augustine is celebrating the 450th anniversary of its founding this year. Here are five cool things I was surprised to discover about America’s oldest city — from the story of a fiery pepper to a tasty locally made gin.

A family explores Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve, Fort Myers.
Bike & Hike

Florida’s best boardwalks provide easy access for all

Boardwalks allow people with disabilities to explore Florida’s natural beauty, but they’re enjoyed by everyone. In honor of the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act, here are a dozen of our favorite boardwalks in South Florida.

Camping at Gamble Rogers State Recreation Area
Camping / Northeast Florida / Parks & Forests

Beachfront state park expands campground

FLAGLER BEACH — Gamble Rogers State Recreation Area was already an oceanfront jewel with 34 campsites for tents or RVs behind the dunes. They have now added an additional 34 sites, including four set aside for tents, on the other side of the park along the Intracoastal Waterway.

Best RV and tent camping along I-75 in North Florida
Camping / Northwest Florida

Best RV and tent camping along I-75 in North Florida

Whether driving north or south, or just looking for a fun destination in North Florida, you can hardly find better than these six state park campgrounds just a hop and a skip from an I-75 off-ramp.

Sponge fishing boat in Tarpon Springs.
Beaches / Central Florida / Historic

Anclote Key: Visit dazzling island and Tarpon Springs

Tarpon Springs is best known for its Greek sponge docks. But a boat trip to Anclote Key, one of Florida’s most remote state parks, is even better. Anclote Key is a perfect island beach, perhaps more tantalizing because it’s not easy to visit.

Best RV and tent camping along I-95 in Northeast Florida
Camping / Northeast Florida

Best RV and tent camping along I-95 in Northeast Florida

Whether your coming or going, heading northbound or southbound, these state parks near I-95 in Northeast Florida are worthy of a layover for a couple of nights. Kayaking, hiking and pristine beaches in preserved natural habitats await you.

Stomp the grapes at this country winery Aug. 8, 2015
Central Florida / Festivals / Unique Eats

Stomp the grapes at this country winery Aug. 8, 2015

Join 1,000 barefoot people to stomp the grapes at this funky Florida winery. Henscratch Farms Vineyard and Winery makes a great stop on a weekend exploring the rural cow country of Central Florida.

Kenilworth Lodge is a good base for bicycling.
Bike & Hike / Central Florida / Festivals

2015 Tour of Sebring: Labor Day bike ride is a Florida classic

The Tour of Sebring brings together about 600 bicyclists from around the country to enjoy pedaling on scenic roads over gentle hills with friendly drivers. This Labor Day event is celebrating its 33rd birthday this year.

Not a soul in sight.
Florida Roundups

Florida’s best county parks: Loved by locals; worth discovering

If you love discovering off-the-beaten path places, look to county parks. Here are six we’ve stumbled on that offer exceptional recreation and natural beauty.

St. Augustine Pirate Museum: Fun for history lovers and kids
Historic / Northeast Florida

St. Augustine Pirate Museum: Fun for history lovers and kids

With rare and authentic artifacts, this is a real museum not a tourist trap. But it injects of dose of Disney with interactive exhibits to make it fun for kids.

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