We are continuously updating our closure list for state parks, state forests, national forests and public campgrounds in Florida’s Panhandle in the wake of Hurricane Michael.
Prime camping season arrives in Florida when the humidity dissipates, but don’t wait until the last minute because the snowbirds will soon sweep into the state in their RVs. This year will be especially challenging because many campgrounds in Florida’s Panhandle will likely be closed for months in the wake of Hurricane Michael.
We have reviewed seven years worth of gift guides, selecting the best of the best outdoor gear and raked it into a pile.
Florida’s wackiness goes back to its first settlers, and Koreshan State Historic Site celebrates one of our earliest eccentrics. Thanks to this cult leader, though, a lovely wooded site on the Estero River was preserved through the years for us to enjoy. So go enjoy it.
One of Florida’s oldest state parks sits on a high bluff above the Apalachicola River offering spectacular views — and fall colors!
The park is beautiful, the swimming is fabulous and paddling opportunities are numerous. Escape the summer heat at Blue Spring State Park in southwestern Volusia County.
A complete list of RV campgrounds in the Florida Keys with amenities, reservations links and rates for 2018.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manages more recreation areas than any other federal agency. Six are in Florida — and they are fabulous.
‘Roughing it’ takes on new meaning when camping during a Florida summer. Cooling off becomes a priority. Take the edge off with lots of water, lots of shade and smart thinking.
More than 900 campsites were wiped out when Hurricane Irma swept through the Florida Keys, and that has put pressure on those that remain, especially at state park campgrounds. We show ways to improve your odds.