One day out at Louisa State Park
For the nature lovers, Lake Louisa State Park is a Must Do.
Located on US Highway 27 just a few miles North of the West Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway (also known as 192) or a short drive from Orlando, this park is highly noted for its bea...
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Wekiwa State Park - Florida at its Best
Decided to do something different than just the Disney World and other theme parks so thought we would visit one of Florida’s State Parks. We had heard so much about a local park called Wekiwa we decided to take a look for ourselves. We drove to Weki...
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Wakulla Springs State Park
This State Park -also known as Edward Ball State Park -after the financier Edward Ball like most State Parks is open year-round.
Edward Ball built the lodge at Wakulla that now serves as a hotel for anyone wishing to stay and enjoy the nat...
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Myakka State Park is situated in Sarasota on the S. R. 72. This park covers 58 square miles of natural prairie and encompasses The Myakka River.
This area was once occupied by the Seminole Indians and it was they who named the river Myakk...
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A day out at Wekiwa.
Wekiva Springs State Park is situated in Apopka (exit 94 off the Interstate 4) in Seminole.
This park is plum in the middle of the head waters of the Wekiva River and has been variously occupied by the Timucan Indians, the tourist industr...
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Flying to Florida with US Airways Part 5
We are halfway across the Atlantic, on a US Airways flight from Gatwick to Fort Lauderdale via Charlotte Douglas International Airport. September 3rd, 2010 Film over I look out of the window. The sun is shining and far below I can see...
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Fort De Soto State Park
Florida has over 600 State Parks and miles and miles of beautiful beaches and Fort De Soto State Park combines these two outstanding natural attractions in one spot. For the second time since 2005 the Pinellas County beach has been named as t...
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Dry Tortugas National Park
We had read that a trip to Dry Tortugas National Park was one of the top ten things to do when visiting the Florida Keys. It certainly hadn’t been on our itinerary but as we had a day to spare in Key West it seemed too good an opportunity to miss. Viewed 2798 times since 16 October 2010.
Blue Spring State Park
For a great day out away from the hustle and bustle of the Theme Parks why not visit Blue Spring State Park in Seminole county. The park lies to the north east of Orlando, an hours drive from the main attractions. Blue Spring State Park covers more t...
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