Looking for something new to do in Florida? Try these five places that are off the beaten path and filled with fun things to do.
Located along Florida’s Gulf Coast, Tarpon Springs is a historic small town you can’t help but fall in love with. The old charm and Greek heritage are apparent throughout the town including at their sponge docks, antique stores, and scenic waterfront.
30 minutes outside of Gainesville, Williston is the perfect day trip for those who love an outdoors adventure. Visit the beautiful botanical gardens and waterfalls at Cedar Lakes Woods and Gardens or go diving at two of the most breathtaking spots in Florida: Devil’s Den and Blue Grotto.
Right outside of St. Petersburg, this small town emulates their slogan “Keep Gulfport Weird”. A stroll through Gulfport will lead you through their colorful buildings and homes, plentiful art galleries, and locally-owned shops and restaurants.
Bok Tower Gardens
One of the most enchanting historic landmarks in Florida, Bok Tower Gardens has been providing visitors with a unique experience since 1929. Take a leisurely stroll through the gardens, explore the Mediterranean style mansion called the Pinewood Estate, and don’t miss the beautiful architecture of the Singing Tower.
Located on the outskirts of Miami, the Redland is home to many unique attractions and beautiful scenery. Visit Knaus Bery Farm and Bakery and try their world-famous cinnamon rolls or enjoy some unique wines at Schnedbly Winery. Don’t forget to make a stop at Fruit and Spice Park where you can see foods that don’t grow anywhere else in the U.S.