The Withlacoochee River meanders through an unspoiled forest in rural Florida but still within an hour of Orlando and Tampa.
Things To Do In Florida
FLAGLER BEACH — This quaint little beachside community is a refreshing change from the high-rise condos and hotels that populate much of Florida’s coast.
A canoe or kayak trail at Everglades National Park is a perfect way to surround yourself with the sights, sounds and creatures of the Everglades. On our recent trip, a 15-foot crocodile smiled as we paddled by.
A scenic road through Everglades National Park also brings you past a cute little roadside stop: the smallest post office in the US. In an era where post offices are being closed to save money, this little outpost dating to 1953 is a survivor.
Boat camping is a great way to scoot away from civilization to some wild and remote places.
Howley’s Diner has been there for 60 years. It’s not just retro, this West Palm Beach diner is the real deal — from its terrazzo floors to its tin ceiling.
If you like your beaches lined with sea oats and sea grape trees instead of concrete and cars, then John U. Lloyd is your beach in Broward County. With a 2.5 mile ribbon of sand, the park gives visitors room to have a piece of the beach all to themselves.
Rick Scott is the new governor of Florida and Florida Rambler has a message for him: Preserving the natural Florida and supporting parks and trails is good business and can create jobs. See the editorial from the Lakeland Ledger that inspired us.