Best Road Trip Stops in Florida
The whole point of going on a road trip is to explore and be able to see many parts of the country/world that you would miss out on flying on a plane. But sometimes you wonder, what are those amazing places and things that we should see? Well if you’re planning a road trip that’s going to or through Florida then buckle up and read on for the best road trip stops in this state.
It’s no secret that Florida is packed full with things to do and see and one of the most fun filled places is Downtown Miami. Not only does Miami have a bustling nightlife, but there are plenty of restaurants, beaches, fishing, shows, boat shows, shopping, and so many more things to do. Grab some awesome Cuban food while you’re there or hit the water on a jet ski, paddle board, kayak, or boat.
If you want to go somewhere that will take your breath away with its beauty then you’ll definitely want to go to Key West. There is also plenty of shopping and dining in Key West. But just as there are things to do on land, there are also plenty of water activities. You can go boating, kayaking, paddle boarding, diving, snorkeling, fishing, dolphin sighting, sunset cruises, and tons of water sports. Feeling like more relaxing activities? Go sightseeing or unwind at a spa.
St. Augustine is said to be the oldest city in the U.S. and is known for its Spanish architecture and sandy beaches. If you’re interested in hitting up a historical place, this is the place to go. There are tons of historical sites and museums such as The Fountain of Youth. There is also plenty of outdoor recreation like many parts of Florida, dining, night life, and even ghost tours.
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park
This is an awesome place to go for adventure, fun, and amazing sights. The Coral Reef State Park is 70 square miles of Atlantic Ocean and houses colorful coral reefs full of marine life. The best way to get close up and experience it all is right in the water scuba diving or snorkeling. If getting in the water isn’t your thing, you can still enjoy the sights on a glass-bottom boat tour, canoeing, or kayaking. Fishing is also permitted in designated areas and you’ll also find some trails to hike on.