In the galaxy of Florida tourism, North Central Florida often goes unnoticed. It has few beaches and no theme parks, yet many visitors are now discovering what nature enthusiasts have long known. Rare natural scenes thrive in the prairies, forests, sweetwater springs, free-flowing rivers and the remote Big Bend area on the Gulf of Mexico.
Roots run deep in North Central Florida, just as they do throughout the state. Time-honored traditions are celebrated at annual festivals and examples of [...]
The dining and nightlife scene in this part of Florida—like everything else—runs the complete spectrum. It’s not Miami, but visitors will find upscale dining [...]
Not all the 1,200-mile Florida coastline is lined with white, sandy beaches. In some regions—North Central Florida happens to be one of them—the coast [...]