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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.

A family of sandhill cranes at Circle B Bar Reserve, Lakeland, Fl. Photo by Matthew Paulson, PhotoMatt28 via Flickr.

Circle B Bar Reserve: Park in Lakeland is more than a birding hot spot

Twenty minutes off I-4 between Orlando and Tampa, there is a little-known wildlife preserve that one visitor calls “a free safari.” It attracts thousands of migrating birds in winter, but it has more to offer than just excellent birding.

Frank Lloyd Wright Florida Southern College campus

Frank Lloyd Wright buildings make Lakeland campus unique — and beautiful

Florida Southern College in Lakeland has been named the most beautiful college campus in the country. While some may debate that title, there’s no disputing the campus is unique: Nowhere else in the world has more buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.