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 […]
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.
The tallest mountain in Florida would barely count as molehill in many other states. But Sugarloaf Mountain offers a rare, scenic view of the surrounding landscape. You might forget for a moment that you’re in Florida!
Sinkholes in Florida are notorious for suddenly swallowing cars and houses. But these geological oddities are also a natural and sometimes spectacular part of the landscape. These five hikes from around the state are all great ways to safely enjoy Florida’s sinkholes.
Deep in a forgotten scrub forest, this 10-mile stretch of red-brick road once saw a steady stream of ‘Tin Can Tourists’ in Model-T Fords from as far away as Chicago to the exotic, tropical wilderness of Florida.
This hidden bombing range in central Florida has it’s very own ghost town, SAM missile sites and a mock-up runway. It provides target practice for Navy jet pilots preparing for combat.