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!
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.
Love shelling? These are the Top 7 beaches in Florida for shell collectors, according to a man who researched shells at Harvard for 50 years.
If the dream of Dr. Cyrus Teed had come true, the capital of the world would be located just south of Fort Myers, Florida. A century later, the fascinating remains of Teed’s failed utopia are preserved at the Koreshan State Historic Site. The story began in 1869 when Teed, a 30-year-old Chicago physician, had a revelation that he was the Messiah. He changed his name to Koresh (the Hebrew form of ‘Cyrus’), and in 1894 he led his wealthy followers into the muggy wilderness of Estero, where they founded a commune called the Koreshan Unity.