Florida has a very long coastline which is home to numerous popular national state parks. Here you can find amazing elements of nature. In case you are thinking about having a trip to a few state parks, there are some that you should know about.
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This park is located in the western region of Florida and it is known both in the country and in foreign lands. People can have many different kinds of activities during their stay, such as swimming, sunbathing, and shelling. If you decide to go hiking, you could see some spectacular views.
St. Andrew’s State Park
This is one of the most popular state parks of them all, especially because of the long stretches of sandy beach. The activities that you can enjoy here include swimming, snorkeling, shelling, and surfing. There are a lot of hiking paths to try and maybe you will see some alligators and white tail deer.
De Leon Springs
photo by Katy Warner
Summer is the perfect time to visit this state park. Unlike the other parks, it isn’t very crowded and it helps people get closer to nature. The activities offered by the park include kayaking, paddle boating, swimming, and canoeing. From here you can access one of the most famous hiking trails.
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This state park is close to the never sleeping city of Miami. Nonetheless the park is just perfect for you to relax. Those seeking some adventure might be thinking about kayaking, fishing, and biking. In case you are interested in local delicacies, you should try the restaurants of the park.
photo by B A Bowen Photography
The best thing about this park is that you can visit it all year round. The special attraction of the park is the underwater cave system. Canoe and kayak trips are a great way to explore the region. If this activity seems appealing to you, you should know that there are guides as well to lead you on your way.
The people who would like to experience living in the countryside should give this park a shot. If you decide to spend the night, you might wake up in the morning to the sound of roosters. Another advantage is that you could have home cooked meals as well.
There are a lot of options if you are willing to give state parks a chance. You should try to visit as many of these parks as possible.