Category Archives: State Parks

On our way to a weekend commitment, we made a one night stop at a favorite Florida natural attraction, fresh water springs!  Our first taste of natural springs was the previous fall at Rainbow Springs.  Both stays were way too short.  A month could be spent exploring the unique springs across central Florida. This stop […]

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We hadn’t had St. Augustine on our radar as a destination but had heard many a story about the beautiful Anastasia State Park, (click here for review).  Although I only managed to reserve two nights at the park, we enjoyed our time on the beach as well as in town. Atlantic Beauty St. Augustine was […]

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We made it to the Florida Keys! First stop on our four month tropical US experience was Bahia Honda State Park (as the locals say, Bay-ah Hon-da).  We were very lucky to snag two nights at this very sought after Florida State Park which coincided perfectly with our necessary arrival date in Key West.  The […]

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This state park was our first taste of the natural springs in central Florida but not our last since I am completely sold on these amazing pools of crystal clear 72 degree water. Rainbow Springs is in central Florida outside of the tiny town of Dunnellon.  The entrance to the camping area is different than […]

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No camping at this state park however, it was a very unique state park experience for us.  Florida has a habit of buying private amusement/entertainment areas and then turning them into state parks so people can continue to enjoy them after a business goes under, is struggling or there is a push for conservation.  Homosassa […]

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