We’ve picked 12 Florida State Parks that are off-the-beaten path and less well-known. From the Keys to the Panhandle, explore these fascinating spots. Each averages fewer than 100 visitors a day.
We thought it would be fun to share a few of our favorite campgrounds — and most of the best campgrounds are in Florida’s award-winning state park system.
It’s hot, but that doesn’t mean you have to seal yourself in air conditioning for the summer. You can enjoy the natural and authentic Florida — and stay cool in the process.
Last updated on July 24th, 2020 at 12:22 pmThe best Florida beach towns are cozy and quaint, reflecting an “old Florida” ambience, and they are often more affordable than Florida’s beach resort epicenters. Everything you need or want is within walking distance of your motel room or cottage. Each town […]
It’s easy to find a beach in Florida. It’s harder to find a hidden beach, a beach where you experience a sense of discovery and delicious isolation. Here, however, I share my favorites, discovered over many years.
We’ve missed Florida State Parks during the pandemic shutdown; it’s helped us realize how much we love them. As we again return to the state parks, we’re sharing with you our eight favorite state parks — special preserves located all across Florida. Did we include your favorite?
Florida loves a good festival. Here are 75 hand-picked festivals around the state that range from funky local bashes to huge nationally known cultural events.
Florida winters were meant for this: Discovering wild and scenic places by kayak. To help you plan fun Florida kayak trips, I’ve selected three of my favorite kayak destinations in Southwest Florida. These aren’t well-known but deserve to be.
Not every beach in Florida is pet-friendly, but there may be one near you. You might be surprised by our statewide list.
Florida communities celebrate harvests throughout the year in Florida — tropical fruits in summer, fruits and vegetables in winter, sweet corn and berries in the spring and a variety of crops in fall. Join the party!