Are you planning to visit Florida and have to come up with sight-seeing spots to check out? Or are you a local who looks for an entertaining activity for your forthcoming weekend?
Besides mainstream attractions, Florida features a good amount of hidden gems that are appealing to both tourists and locals.
Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, Delray Beach, FL
The seekers of serenity should check out the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens, located in Delray Beach. The tranquil oasis features a bonsai garden, Japanese tea parties, unique coffee shops and gift stores. Japan-inspired festivities are frequently on the agenda.
Falling Waters State Park
Head out to the Falling Waters State Park for exploration of one of Florida’s tallest waterfalls. The water falls down 73 feet of limestone into the bed. The view is spectacular on BOTH sunny and rainy days.
Bob’s River Place
If you like water adventures and need a break from the numerous fancy pools that Florida has to offer, go to Branfort FL where you can play in the water in a swimming hole which resembles an old times water park. Rope swings, waterwheel, floating docks and the ladder up tree all contribute for a fun and uplifting experience.
Historical Venetian Pool
If you want to experience an upscale, yet historical swimming pool adventure, check out this historic 1924 Venetian Pool, located in Coral Gables of Miami. The pool offers stone bridges, caves and mini-waterfalls. Open throughout the year.
The Dry Tortugas
A cluster of a few islands, located around 70 miles of Key West, the Dry Tortugas provide picturesque surroundings with a feel of historical mystery. The area features unique bird and marine wildlife, and breath-taking legends of gold and pirates.