Checkpoints have been removed from the Overseas Highway. Airports, hotels, bars, retail shops and restaurants are open. But it won’t be the same. You must wear masks or face a stiff $500 fine.
Author: Bob Rountree
Visitors Guide with things to do in Key Largo includes dive and snorkel tours, kayak trails and rental locations, parks and beaches on Key Largo, restaurants and bars, places to stay, places to camp, RV services and where to find groceries.
When it comes to social distancing outdoors, you can’t do much better than fishing. Back-country to off-shore reefs, from Florida’s beaches to the mighty bass of Lake O, my favorite fishing holes offer great escapes.
The most popular recreation areas in Ocala National Forest, closed during the pandemic, are beginning to reopen with the first wave starting on Monday, June 1, including campgrounds, with more coming on line Monday, June 8. Read for details.
Dig into your garage for your rod and reel, pick up some bait and get out there for license-free fishing days in Florida on two weekends in June.
Florida State Forests have opened off-road vehicle trails in three forest reserves as the Forest Service eases into Phase 2 of its re-opening plan. State forest campgrounds have been open for several weeks.
Grayton Beach State Park has been named Best Beach in America in the annual Top 10 list by FIU’s Dr. Beach. Another Florida beach made the cut at No. 6.
Florida is reopening to outdoors recreation, but the virus is still here. Learn how to protect yourself and others in campgrounds, riding a bike, taking a hike, sunbathing or surfing at the beach.