Amelia Island is home to one of Florida’s oldest settlements, Fernandina Beach. Fringed by estuary and beaches, it’s a popular getaway with both camping and upscale resorts
With the Cross Florida Greenway hugging its northern boundary, and the famed Santos Trails for mountain bikers, Belleview is a destination for outdoor recreation
A Tampa suburb, Brandon provides a gateway to rural east Hillsborough County and its conservation areas along the Alafia River and Manatee River basins.
The seat of Sumter County, Bushnell is surrounded by agricultural lands and conservation lands along the basins of the Withlacoochee River and the Green Swamp.
Tunneling through the shade of coastal cedars between open marshes and the boat channel from the saltwater boat ramp to the Gulf of Mexico, the Cedar Point Trail is a short walk to the Gulf ‘s shores.
The birthplace of Florida’s early conservation movements, Coral Gables is both tropical jungle and vibrant city, home to numerous tropical gardens and remnants of the original Miami Hammock.
Opened in 1949, Crandon Park – which takes up a commanding portion of Key Biscayne – is packed with family fun. The biggest draw is the beach, which spans two miles of oceanfront with few waves.
DeFuniak Springs is the county seat of Walton County, its historic residential district clustered around a perfectly round spring-fed lake exactly a mile in circumference.
Halfway between Fort Myers and Naples, Estero grew up around the Estero River, which flows into Estero Bay.
A launch point for adventures into the Ten Thousand Islands and the Big Cypress Swamp, Everglades City began as a trading post and sportsmen’s getaway
For an immersion into the soul of ancient Florida, plan a paddle down Fisheating Creek. This wild and scenic waterway wends its way south through a puzzle of dense cypresses towards Lake Okeechobee
Adoption of blazing standards for the Florida Trail means when you see an orange blaze, it should mean you’re on some portion of the 1,400-mile Florida National Scenic Trail.