Vast and remote, the Ten Thousand Islands off Florida’s southwest coast seems challenging to visit, a labyrinth of twisting channels through thousands of remote mangrove islands.
Author: Bob Rountree and Bonnie Gross
The Florida Folk Festival marks its 64th year at Stephen Foster State Park over Memorial Day Weekend. The annual event celebrates Florida’s land, people and diverse cultural heritage.
The Florida Blueberry Festival highlights not just Florida’s blueberry crop but also Brooksville, a lovely unspoiled region of Florida that is a great place for hiking, biking, kayaking and exploring.
Florida Springs where you can swim, snorkel and dive.
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.
Every Thanksgiving Week, Florida’s most avid hikers walk 109 miles around Lake Okeechobee in nine segments ranging from 9 to 15 miles per day. You can join them — for part of the trip or all of it — along the Herbert Hoover Dike, which surrounds the 730-square-mile lake.
Our favorite B&Bs will help you have an authentic and memorable Florida experience — not a night in Anywhere USA.
Over the past year, Florida Rambler has taken you to a great many authentic Florida destinations. Our favorites are Apopka, Everglades City, the Lower Keys, Punta Gorda and the back roads near Daytona Beach — all offering outdoor recreation opportunities of the first degree.