About the only thing missing from the Don Garlits Museum of Drag Racing in Ocala is the roar of engines and the smell of exhaust. What you will find is a comprehensive history of the sport of drag racing curated by the father of the sport, “Big Daddy” Don Garlits.
From the public park on Britton Hill, there’s an outline of gentle, rolling farmland in the distance. In fact, the nearby hills seem higher, and they’re certainly steeper. But take it or leave it, Britton Hill is the lowest high point in the United States. At 345 feet above sea level, you won’t stand on […]
Florida’s biggest and bloodiest Civil War battle is remembered each President’s Day weekend by thousands of reenactors who come to Osceola National Forest to recreate the Battle of Olustee.
Hike through history on the Yearling Trail to the remains of the Long homestead on Pat’s Island, setting for Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings novel, The Yearling.
Looking for out-of-the-ordinary lodging in Deltona or Deland? Whether you’re biking the Spring-to-Spring Trail, checking out the manatees at Blue Spring State Park or enjoying the natural beauty of Hontoon Island, these are five local hotels, inns and Bed & Breakfast spots you won’t find anywhere else: Riviera Resort & Marina Planning a fishing trip […]
Yes, it’s really a thing! The Green Mountain Scenic Byway is a 45-mile drive that includes a taste of Florida history, scenic rolling hills and pastoral landscapes. This Sunday Drive is a relaxing way to enjoy Florida’s out-of-the way “mountain towns.”