22 beautiful Florida destinations everyone should visit at least once

There's more than enough to explore here in Florida. What follows are a few must-see Florida destinations that everyone should have on their…

By CL Staff

Rainbow Springs
    10830 SW 180th Ave., Dunnellon | 352-465-8555
    You can still catch a glimpses and remnants from when Rainbow Springs was an amusement park, but what’s really intriguing here is the colorful waterfall in the center of the land. And there’s nothing quite like splashing around next to a waterfall, even if it's manmade.
    
    Photo via Adobe Images
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25 beautiful Florida springs within driving distance of Tampa Bay

Forget the beach, Florida's natural springs are equally as stunning, and many of these gems are less than a tank of gas…

By CL Staff

Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park
    7450 NE 60th Street, High Springs, (386) 454-1369, starting at $24 per night
    The newest addition to the Florida State Parks is comprised of 25 campsites, 17 of which are fitted for RVs, and has not one but 5 available springs. Swimming, snorkeling and hiking are popular activities at each pool. Amenities include a picnic pavillion for larger parties and restroom facilities around the park.  
    
    Photo via Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park
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Check out these bucket list Florida road trips for fall

Take a Florida road trip this fall — seriously, the weather's perfect. To help get you in a "travel Florida" state of…

By CL Staff

Flora-Bama
    Home of the Inter-State Mullet Toss.
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