Things To Do In Florida

Anclote Key lighthouse open for rare visit

Anclote Key lighthouse open for rare visit

Lovers of lighthouses have a rare chance to peek inside the 1887 lighthouse at Anclote Key during its open house from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15.

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Road Trips: A few of our favorite getaways

As you travel the state, you often find yourself on a scenic byway that bleeds “Florida.” Here are three getaways that are among Florida Rambler’s favorites.

Long Key State Park resumes camping reservations

Long Key State Park resumes camping reservations

7/15/2012 Update: The campground is open for walkins, but you can now make advance reservations for Nov. 1 and beyond. Now is the time to make plans to camp on the beach at Long Key in 2012 or 2013.

Carribean flamingo (Photo by rubyblossom via Flickr)

Flamingo Gardens: Florida birds, animals & history in Davie

Flamingo Gardens in Davie combines my all-time favorite things: history, flora, fauna — and great deals.

Key West party! Lobsterfest celebrates the season

Key West doesn’t need much of an excuse to celebrate, so migrate to the Conch Republic this weekend for the annual Lobsterfest celebration.

Debby aftermath: Florida State Park closings

As we head into this pre-holiday weekend, 22 Florida state parks are closed or partially closed due to flooding in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Debby. Here’s a list of the parks and their status.

Fort Clinch

Summer sojourn: Beach camping near Jacksonville

Jacksonville is blessed with eight really special state parks, but you can only camp at two of them — Fort Clinch and Little Talbot Island. Both are ideal destinations for outdoors summer recreation.

Pineapple Grove entrance in Delray Beach (Photo by Adam Fagan)

It’s official: Delray Beach is the most fun small town in the US

Delray Beach is a great little town with lots of fun things to do. But is it THE most fun small town in the nation? Apparently so. That’s the title it won today from USA Today and Rand McNally.