Weekend Getaways in Florida

Looking for a getaway in Florida? Check out these spots!

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Searching for a getaway in Florida? Look no further. Here are interesting places that are perfect for a weekend escape. 

Explore Amelia Island: At Amelia Island you are able to go horseback riding on the beach - an activity you cannot do anywhere else in Florida! On the beautiful beaches you can also scour for shark teeth and shells. Finally, be sure to visit Fernandina Beach historic district. 

Ocala National Forest: This national forest is the perfect getaway for those wanting to connect with nature. Between the springs, trails, camping spots and lakes the national forest is a nature lovers paradise. Juniper Springs and Alexander Springs are located in the Ocala National Forest and are perfect for swimming, kayaking, and scuba diving. 

Relax in Ginnie Springs: Arguably one of the prettiest springs in Florida, this is also one of the most affordable romantic weekend getaways in Florida. Ginnie Springs offers some of the clearest waters in the state and has underwater caves for divers to explore!

Zoom around Everglades National Park: The Everglades National Park is perfect for those looking for adventure! Most visitors to the park take a wildlife tour via airboat and see alligators, manatees and panthers. Enjoy the serene views while gliding through the glades. 

Explore Hidden Gems in Sarasota: Home to beautiful beaches and fantastic weather, Sarasota is the scene for a perfect weekend getaway. Along with the beaches, the Ringling Museum is also a popular spot to visit. It is the official state art museum of Florida and is home to thousands of stunning pieces of art. 

Visit St. George Island: Part of Florida's "forgotten coast", St. George island is a quaint, secluded place to spend time. You can relax and unwind or engage in activities such as paddleboarding, stargazing or climb up the historic lighthouse for some gorgeous views.

Florida offers many getaways that are perfect for relaxation or adventure. Even a weekend getaway is enough time to visit a new or favorite spot in the Sunshine State! 

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