Next time you hear someone say “These shoes are torturing me!” send them to visit the Medieval Torture Museum. I’m not kidding. Saint Augustine’s newest museum is a look at a not-so-pretty past when there was no law against cruel and unusual punishment. Most museums containing antique items are filled with signs saying “Do Not […]
Florida Day Trips
WEST VOLUSIA COUNTY, FL — From spandex-clad roadies to cycling neophytes, you’ll see all sorts of people on West Volusia’s multi-purpose Spring-to-Spring Trail. Cyclists, runners, skaters, hikers, and dog-walkers all make use of the trail system. Designed to encompass a 26-mile network of trails with limited exposure to vehicular traffic, the Spring-to-Spring Trail runs through DeBary, […]
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.
This once-abandoned industrial district (known mostly for crime and urban blight) has been transformed into an international showcase for mural art.
This craft distillery in St. Augustine is the first since Prohibition to legally produce and sell Bourbon whiskey in the state of Florida. Housed in a rehabilitated ice plant, it’s a unique place to enjoy the spirit of historic Florida in the nation’s oldest city.