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Florida Trips Guide - Places to Visit - Page 4

Key West
We have visited Key West several times and have always been charmed by its quaint houses and fascinating museums and shops. Located in Monroe County, Florida, 129 miles from Miami, Key West is a delightful place to visit if you have time to spend a f...
Viewed 4618 times since 9 January 2010.

Showcase of Citrus
If you were asked to name 3 things that you associate with Florida, there’s a fair chance that apart from sunshine and theme parks you’d mention freshly squeezed orange juice or the groves where they grow. So next time you visit Florida, why ...
Viewed 3064 times since 7 January 2010.

Myakka State Park
Myakka State Park is situated in Sarasota on the S. R. 72. This park covers 58 square miles od natural prairie and encompasses The Myakka River. This area was once occupied by the Seminole Indians and it was they who named the river Myakka. T...
Viewed 3477 times since 20 November 2009.

Key West - The Little White House
The Little White House is well worth a visit if you are spending some time in Key West. Originally the Little White House was the command headquarters of the Key West Naval station. Built in 1890, it was used for this purpose during the Spani...
Viewed 3260 times since 7 November 2009.

K.P.Hole
If you enjoy tubing then you should put K. P. Hole on your to do list. K. P. Hole is situated near Dunellan Florida (about 2 hours from the Disney area. K. P. Hole is a public park in Marion County and is situated on the lovely Rainbow River....
Viewed 3114 times since 11 October 2009.

Three Rivers State Park.
Three Rivers State Park is located in Sneads on Three Rivers Park Road off the Highway 90. The three rivers involved in the name are The Chatahoochee, The Flint and The Apalacholicola. A dam was created as a result of which Lake Seminole was ...
Viewed 2936 times since 6 October 2009.

Tarklin Bayou
Tarkiln Bayou Preserve State Park is located 10 miles south west of Pensacola and 2 miles south of the U. S. 98. This was first acquired by thge Parks Department in the 1990s and was originally 900 acres. Since then the Department has added m...
Viewed 2725 times since 6 October 2009.

South Beach Miami - Art Deco Area
If you fancy seeing a bit more of Florida during your stay why not take a trip to Miami. Miami is around 4 hours' drive from the Orlando area and so it is worth staying over night or even two nights to enable you to have a good look around. <...
Viewed 3268 times since 28 September 2009.

Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park
We have been visiting Florida now for over seventeen years and are still discovering new places of interest every year. Our most recent new discovery is the Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park situated in, not surprisingly, Homosassa. The l...
Viewed 3223 times since 22 September 2009.

The A1A Coastal Road - the Atlantic Coast of Florida
“The Scenic & Historic A1A Coastal Road is more than a name – it’s a state of being. ” We picked it up in Daytona and travelled up Ocean Shore Boulevard through Ormond Beach right the way up to the Fernandina Beach, St Amelia with a couple of nig...
Viewed 3835 times since 12 September 2009.

Miccosukee Indian Village
On our travels through the Everglades National Park, almost by accident we came across the Miccosukee Indian Village which is located on the Tamiami Trail (US90) about an hour west from the bright lights of the cosmopolitan city of Miami. We ...
Viewed 3391 times since 18 August 2009.

Manatee Village Historic Park
One thing we hadn’t realized on our first trip to Bradenton was just how proud the city is of their history and that the Manatee Village Historical Park provided a lasting legacy to those early pioneers of the nineteenth century. Probably the...
Viewed 3128 times since 18 August 2009.

A visit to Tarpon Springs
Why not visit Tarpon Springs for a good day out. Tarpon Springs is the most northerly of the Pinellas County coast communities, at the point where the Anclote River widens into bayous on its way to the Gulf. Tarpons Springs was first founded in 1876,...
Viewed 3143 times since 18 August 2009.

Tubing down the Rainbow River
Tubing down the Rainbow River is a truly wonderful experience and well worth the rather long drive from the Parks area. It is about 2 hours north of Tampa and north of Dunellan. An awesome 460 millions of gallons of water flows from the heads...
Viewed 3172 times since 11 August 2009.

Adventures Unlimited – the rope challenges.
High in Florida’s panhandle there are rolling hills, fast flowing streams and dense forest. It is a region that seems totally disconnected to the main peninsula and what most people come to associate with a trip to the sunshine state. But her...
Viewed 2973 times since 1 August 2009.

A Trip to Key West
The Florida Keys are a ‘must do’ if you can fit in a few days break away from your holiday in Orlando. OK – it’s along drive – but we did it in one hit from our villa on the Highway 27 down to the most southerly point of the USA – Key West.Viewed 3439 times since 1 September 2008.

Duck Tours, Miami
If you have been to London and visited the London Eye, then you cannot have missed seeing the fascinating ‘Duck Tours,’ which transport you around London, in an ex World War 2 amphibious vehicle. They take you past the landmarks of London and then su...
Viewed 3644 times since 1 September 2008.

The Old Town Trolley Tours of Key West
Although Key West is not a large island, and is a mere 3 1/2 miles by 1 1/2 miles, there is so much to do and see that it is well worth taking one of the Old Town Trolley Tours. You cannot miss these large orange and black trolley buses which take vi...
Viewed 3263 times since 1 September 2008.

Three of Florida’s Most Beautiful Beaches
Florida has some of the most beautiful and best beaches in the country. In a recent rating of the nation’s top 10 beaches, three of them are here in Florida, the Sunshine State. Off the Gulf Coast of Florida, roughly about two hours from Orla...
Viewed 8047 times since 1 September 2008.

The Conch Train Tour, Key West
Although we had visited Key West several times, it was not until our third visit that we decided to take the Conch Train Tour. Of course they are not real trains, but they are fun to see, with their little black engines chugging through the streets o...
Viewed 3878 times since 1 September 2008.

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