Washington Oaks offers a taste of Florida’s history at a lush oasis on Florida’s Nature Coast. The park is renowned for its 20-acre formal garden and its one-of-a-kind shoreline of coquina rock formations that line its Atlantic beach. Situated between the Atlantic Ocean and the Matanzas River, the property was once owned by a relative […]
Stephen Foster State Park is transformed into a brilliant winter wonderland during the annual Festival of Lights.
The live nativity at Good Shepherd is one of central Florida’s favorite ways to celebrate Christmas. The living pageant, held the weekend before Christmas, includes both a walk-thru and a drive-thru experience. Admission is free. The annual celebration draws thousands of visitors to Ocala each year from around central Florida. The event has grown for […]
A world-class exhibit featuring Native American canoes from across two continents is coming to the Silver River Museum in February 2020.
“Fight for Freedom” reenacts Chief Osceola’s attack on Fort King and the killing of Indian Agent Wiley Thompson. The event sparked the Second Seminole War.
Florida is the flattest state in the nation, with its highest point only 345 feet above sea level. But it does have it’s own mountain range (sort of), and even a handful of waterfalls and whitewater rapids. Here are some of our favorites: 1. Falling Waters State Park Florida’s premier waterfall is a natural wonder. […]