Tag: Florida

Everglades National Park

Visited: March 2020 Location: Homestead, Florida Accommodations: Houseboat rental Flamingo Adventures in Everglades National Park Duration: 3 days At one point in time I was talking to some guy somewhere, if I remember correctly we were in the infield of the Daytona Speedway at… Continue Reading “Everglades National Park”

Big Cypress National Preserve

Visited: March 2020 Duration: 1-2 hours Accommodations: Driving from Bradenton to Houseboat in the Everglades This was a stop driving to Everglades National Park. We popped in here real quick, watched the park film, completed our Junior Rangers, walked around at each Visitor Center… Continue Reading “Big Cypress National Preserve”

De Soto National Memorial

Visited: March 2020 Duration: 2-3 hours Location: Bradenton, Florida Accommodations: Tortuga Beach Resort for 3 nights. Wonderful place!! Next up on National Park Trip Season 5 – Spring Break Edition we stayed 3 nights in Bradenton, Florida, enjoying beaches, pools, wonderful restaurants, golf cart… Continue Reading “De Soto National Memorial”

Florida

The Florida State line! We were happy to see this state line. I see warm weather in our future!  We have been to Florida so many times but we always fly in so we aren’t able to get the state sign. This trip we… Continue Reading “Florida”

Canaveral National Seashore

Visited: November 2018 Duration: 4-5 hours Accommodations: Stayed at a friends house in Port St. John In town for a wedding and what do we find??  A National Park Service Site about 5 minutes away. We had to do it! We started off at… Continue Reading “Canaveral National Seashore”

Fort Matanzas National Monument

Visited: March 2019 Duration: 2 hours Accommodations:  St. Augustine, Florida The very last stop on our Spring Break Civil War/Spanish History expedition was this great National Monument located just south of St. Augustine.  Fort Matanzas was Spain’s last effort to ward off the British… Continue Reading “Fort Matanzas National Monument”

Castillo de San Marcos National Monument

Visited: March 2019 Duration: 2-3 hours Accommodations: Holiday Inn, St. Augustine (Perfect location for walking) This morning’s adventures found us at Castillo de San Marcos National Monument. Located right in the middle of beautiful St. Augustine Florida.  We have visited some amazing towns on… Continue Reading “Castillo de San Marcos National Monument”

Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve: Kingsley Plantation

Visited: March 2019 Duration: 3-4 hours with the addition of Fort Caroline The drive here from Timucuan Ecolgical and Historic Preserve (Fort Caroline) was a good time that included a car ferry.  You can see that here on our Fort Caroline blog. It was… Continue Reading “Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve: Kingsley Plantation”

Fort Caroline National Memorial

Visited: March 2019 Duration: 3-4 hours (including Kingsley Plantation) Venturing into Florida found us at this great Preserve.  We stop at 2 of the places here. The Timucuan Preserve Visitor Center (Fort Caroline) and the Kingsley Plantation. First stop was the Timucuan Preserve and… Continue Reading “Fort Caroline National Memorial”

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