Discover Florida’s Blue Spring State Park & Campground

Discover Florida’s Blue Spring State Park & Campground

Swim, dive, float, and paddle the sparkling waters at Florida’s Blue Spring State Park & Campground. During the cooler months, come back to see the manatees. This post may contain affiliate links. Please refer to our our Disclosure/Disclaimer page for more...
Discover Lake County Florida Outdoor Adventures

Discover Lake County Florida Outdoor Adventures

Get out on the water, tour a botanical garden, and explore a state park! These and many more Lake County Florida outdoor adventures await you “The Perfect Distance Away.” This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Visit Lake County, FL. All...
Florida Travel: The Sopchoppy Worm Gruntin’ Festival

Florida Travel: The Sopchoppy Worm Gruntin’ Festival

The Sopchoppy Worm Grunting Festival celebrates this rare art and unique slice of backwoods Florida culture annually on the second Saturday in April. This post is sponsored by VISIT FLORIDA, but all thoughts and opinions are my own. Florida’s Local...
Experience Haunted St Augustine, Florida

Experience Haunted St Augustine, Florida

Experience haunted St Augustine with a unique ghost tour, a stay at a historical inn, and a chance encounter with spirits of another kind. This article is sponsored by VISIT FLORIDA and our local hosts Ghosts and Gravestones, Ghost Tours of St. Augustine,...
Chasing Waterfalls in Florida

Chasing Waterfalls in Florida

Ride along as we chase Florida waterfalls so rare and elusive that they don’t even position on Google Maps. Until now, that is . . . . Backroad Planet readers know Jerry and I are confirmed waterfall-chasers. We have chased hundreds of...
How to See the Real Florida: 11 Essential Web Sites

How to See the Real Florida: 11 Essential Web Sites

Eleven authoritative web sites run by locals are great resources to help you plan a road trip or travel itinerary to see the REAL Florida. I am a 5th-generation Native Floridian, and although I have traveled the world since childhood and plan to continue for...
Visit 3 Natural Waterfalls in Florida

Visit 3 Natural Waterfalls in Florida

Most people have no clue, but there are three natural waterfalls in Florida you can visit not too far off the beaten path: Falling Creek Falls, Falling Waters State Park, and Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park. UPDATE: Since publishing this...