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Beach at the Dry Tortugas National Park: Campsites are steps away. Terrific snorkeling is right off this beach along the walls of the fort.

Camping at the Dry Tortugas National Park: So worth the trouble

In honor of the 100th birthday of US national parks, here’s a park that deserves to be on your must-see list. We loved camping at Dry Tortugas National Park off the Florida Keys. It takes some time, money and effort, but, wow, does it pay off.

Fort Clinch: Worth a drive to explore Amelia Island park with all sorts of fun

Fort Clinch: Worth a drive to explore Amelia Island park with all sorts of fun

This state park is so worth a drive to explore. It would take days to experience it all – a beautiful beach, an extra-long fishing pier, a well-preserved Civil War fort, hiking, wildlife, great camping.

St. Augustine: Castillo de San Marcos makes history fascinating

St. Augustine: Castillo de San Marcos makes history fascinating

The don’t-miss experience when visiting St. Augustine is touring the Castillo de San Marcos — the historic Spanish fort.

The fort is built of coquina, like Castillo San Marco in St. Augustine.

Fort Matanzas: St. Augustine’s charming free fort

St. Augustine’s Fort Matanzas is a small stone fort on a pristine island. You take a short ferry ride for a ranger-led tour. It’s a fun and free stop, with great scenery too.