Florida, my home state, yet so many places left unseen after all these years. Since we’re staying in Florida, every city on the list is a year-round destination.
Come back every month for us to expand on a new city, with its must-sees, and where to stay!
2. St. Augustine
4. Key West
5. Amelia Island
Don’t Miss:The tallest sand dune in Florida at American Beach, shark tooth hunting at Fort Clinch Beach, Boneyard Beach, horseback riding on the beach, fishing off the pier at Amelia State Park, grabbing a drink at the Palace Saloon, grab lunch at Cafe Karibo and much more in downtown Fernandina Beach
Don’t Miss: Lido Key Beach, St. Armands Circle, Myakka River State Park, Siesta Key Beach, Ringling Museum of Art, Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium, Ca’ d’Zan, Bayfront Gardens, Owen’s Fish Camp, and my personal favorite, Anna Maria Island.
Don’t Miss: Tampa Riverwalk, Armature Works, Sparkman Wharf, The Florida Aquarium, Ybor City Trolley, The Tampa Theatre, Bern’s Steakhouse Dessert Room, Salt Shake on the Bay, International Mall Plaza, MidTown, Brunch at Oxford Exchange, Hyde Park Village, Curtis Hixon Park, eBoats Tampa, Kraken Cycleboats, Gasparilla Pirate Invasion every January.
8. Everglades National Park, Homestead
Don’t Miss: Seeing a manatee, American Crocodile, and Florida Panther, which are all on the endangered species list! The Sunrise Mangrove Tunnel Kayak Tour with Shurr Adventures, Pahayokee Overlook boardwalk and Shark Valley Observation Tower, Everglades Airboat Tour with Everglades Safari Park, Everglades Alligator Farm, Download the very useful map and plan guided tours using the NPS website.
9. Winter Park
Don’t Miss:Winter Park Chain of Lakes Paddle Boarding, Kraft Azalea Garden, BBQ and craft beers at The Ravenous Pig, Boutique shopping on Park Avenue, Dining at Michelin recommended Prato,
Winter Park Village, Scenic Boat Tours, Hannibal Square, Mead Botanical Garden
West Palm Beach