Beaches & State Parks
There is just so much more to Florida than Theme Parks. You can enjoy miles of superb beaches that are often virtually deserted.
Closer to home there are some fantastic state and regional parks with great nature trails for family’s that love to explore on foot.
BEST BEACHES – All approximately 1.5 hours by car
West Coast (Atlantic): Vero Beach, Daytona Beach & New Smyrna Beach.
East Coast (Gulf Coast): Anna Maria Island, Bradenton, Clearwater & St. Pete Beach
LAKE EVA – Haines City – A great place for families or couples.
Lovely park with a man made beach. Outdoor swimming pool with flumes etc. Recreation area with children’s play areas. Bicycles and running trails. Tennis courts. Lakeside Pergolas with BBQ’s are available to rent.
BOK TOWER GARDENS – Lake Wales
FLORIDA STATE PARKS
Florida State parks are a great way to spend time with friends and family. Enjoy the parks for a day or overnight. Some state parks offer cabins or camping grounds too. Spend the day walking trails, biking on the bike paths, swimming in the springs, playing on the playgrounds and enjoying nature.
Just a few of the best State Parks in Florida
Swimming – Wekiva Springs and Blue Springs State Park
Kayaking – Rainbow Springs and Ichetucknee Springs
Diving – Peacock Springs and Ginnie Springs
Wildlife – Wakulla Springs
Family Fun – Weeki Wachee Spring
Glass Bottom Boats – Silver Springs
The list of Parks are endless:
CLOSEST REGIONAL PARKS
Lithis Springs Regional Park
Wekiwa Springs State Park
Kelly Park – Rock Springs Run
Blue Springs State Park
Dr Leon Springs State Park
Rainbow Springs State Park
Werner-Boyce Sale Springs