Collected by Gabrielle Watkins
7300 Ginnie Springs Rd, High Springs, FL 32643, USA
Every year for Mother's Day, my family and a huge group of friends descend on Ginnie Springs in N. Central Florida for a weekend of camping, tubing and BBQing. Ginnie Springs is one of Florida's best kept secrets, a privately owned park...
Building 21, 11000 University Pkwy, Pensacola, FL 32514, USA
Most people don't believe me when I say there are gorgeous trails for hiking and biking at UWF. The University is in the main part of town, and the campus doesn't seem big enough to have such massive trails, but they exist! I've hiked there...
7720 Deaton Bridge Rd, Holt, FL 32564, USA
My #1 outdoor spot in Northwest Florida is Blackwater State Park. I love the 4 mile loop around Bear Lake. It's perfect for kids! After that I like to take the connector trail to Krul lake which takes you over a suspension bridge, on a 1 mile...
357 Main Park Rd, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459, USA
"Dr Beach" named Grayton beach the number one beach nationally in 1994 so it has been retired ever since. But the beach is just as beautiful in 2013 as it was back then. For local flavor come on Sundays or during the peak summer months. You'll...
1600 Seven Seas Drive, Orlando, FL 32836, USA
Fans claims that this iconic Disney treat—banana-stuffed French toast coated with cinnamon and sugar—only tastes as it should when procured and enjoyed in the magic kingdom. Find out for yourself at the Kona Cafe and Capt. Cook's in the Polynesian...
Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando, FL 32830, USA
At last, the perfect way to figure out if you want to spend the time and money to go on a serious hot air balloon ride. This tethered balloon adventure gently takes you up over the park, let’s you enjoy the views and balloon-ness of it all for 6...
Crystal River, FL, USA
We went swimming with manatees in Crystal River, Florida last winter and it was awesome! The water was a bit chilly, but seeing the manatees underwater in clear blue springs was incredible. You can rent a small boat and snorkeling gear from...
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