Florida

Enjoy the Sunshine State's incredible beaches, or take an adventure within the unique ecosystem of the Everglades. Find great, diving, swimming, hiking and more.

Top Adventures in Florida

  • Swim and Cliff Jump at Madison Blue Springs

    This natural spring is easily one of the best hidden gems in Florida. The pool of water is crystal clear for swimming, scuba-diving, and jumping in from off on a cliff to the side. The water is also about 70 degrees - a perfect compliment to the h...

  • Swim at Ginnie Springs

    A few hours north and many worlds away from Disney, the Santa Fe River winds its way through the woods of north central Florida, headed for the Suwannee River. This is the real Florida. Although the river is dark during most of the year (except th...

  • Snorkel at Ichetucknee Blue Hole

    At Ichetucknee Springs State Park, there are 2 main entrances - to get to Blue Hole (aka Jug Hole), go to the NORTH entrance. This is also where the main headspring is. If you accidentally go to the south entrance, you are only a few miles away, d...

  • Kayak Extreme Emerald Cut

    Start at King's Landing. Here you can either drop your own kayaks in or choose to rent. Kayak/Canoe rentals are $30 for the day. Using your own kayak is $20, if you choose to have them pick you up at Wekiva Springs and shuttle you back. During sum...

  • Exploring the Ruins of Fort Dade

    Egmont Key Sate Park is only accessibly by boat, so be sure to book ahead if you need a ride. Several tour companies offer relatively cheap rides to and from the island, paired with snorkeling excursions at the ruins on the west side of the island...

  • Kayak the South Lido Mangrove Tunnels

    Before entering South Lido County Park, take a left turn on Taft Drive for the kayak launch area. Parking is available at the end of the road. Multiple companies offer kayak and stand up paddle (SUP) rentals and tours at the launch site, but feel ...

  • Hike to Dames Cave

    28.709378°, -82.451328°Dames Cave (aka Vandal Cave) are mostly locally known, so finding the trail head is the hardest thing to do. Use the GPS Coordinates above ^ and it'll bring you exactly to the trail's parking. The caves themselves are in th...

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  • Kayak & Swim with Manatees at Three Sisters Spring

    When the ocean becomes too cold for the manatees, they take refuge in the 70 degree water at Three Sisters Spring. So, the best time to see the manatees in the spring is just after a cold front has come through. We also learned that they will swim...

  • Paddle to Cypress Spring

    Starting at Cotton Landing, you paddle about a quarter of a mile downstream until you encounter the spring run to the right/north. Another tenth of a mile or so up the run will take you to one of the most beautiful spring-fed swimming holes you wi...

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  • Cave Dive at Ginnie Springs

    Nestled on the banks of the Santa Fe River, at the end of a long country road, six springs add a burst of clear water to the dark, winding river. These springs make up a park called "Ginnie Springs," a popular place for both locals and internation...

  • Camp and Explore Dry Tortugas National Park

    Dry Tortugas National Park is one of the most remote National Parks you can visit. Located 70 miles off the coast of Key West, FL it is accessible via commercial ferry, sea plane, or private boat.Our family of 5 camped for two nights in the campgr...

  • Explore Guana State Park & Wild Life Preserve

    From the parking lot, which has a $3 entrance fee per car, you walk to the trail head and grab a small pocket sized map that does a good job of showing markers and mapping out the different path ways. This park has around 15 miles of regular trail...

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    • Altoona, Florida

      Lake Dorr Cabin

      Overview Lake Dorr Cabin is set along the south shore of beautiful Lake Dorr, ideal for a family getaway. The cabin is open year-round and creates a great setting for plenty of outdoor water fun. T...

    • Altoona, Florida

      Alexander Springs Rec Area

      Overview Alexander Springs Recreation Area is located in the Ocala National Forest near the beautiful, turquoise waters of Alexander Springs. With forested scenery and abundant water, the recreatio...

    • Altoona, Florida

      Buck Lake Group Campground

      Overview Buck Lake is a group camping facility in the heart of Ocala National Forest in Florida. Great for family reunions and social gatherings, the campground can host a group of up to 50 guests ...

    • Alva, Florida

      W.P. Franklin South Recreation Area

      Overview WP Franklin South Recreation Area is a day use area located on the Caloosahatchee River adjacent to the WP Franklin Lock and Dam. Visitors can watch boats traversing the 152 mile Okeechobe...

    • Alva, Florida

      W.P. Franklin N

      Overview Visitors flock to W.P. Franklin Campground for its well-kept facilities and location on the Caloosahatchee River, where campers can fish, boat and take it easy in sunny southwest Florida. ...

    • Apollo Beach, Florida

      Immaculate Canal Home W/ Pool, Dock & Game Lounge

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