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Florida’s Best Kept Secrets

Most people know Florida as their yearly vacation spot. But for many of us, it is home. Sometimes it can be hard to find places that aren’t flooded with tourists when all we want is a quiet weekend. Here are some of Florida’s best kept getaways for romantic vacations or a spot for the whole family!

 

Santa Rosa Beach

 

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Santa Rosa Beach is the perfect getaway. Located in South Walton, Florida it is not a place where you will find too many tourists. It has a small town feel, without the big resort-like hotels. Instead, you will find local bed and breakfasts. Santa Rosa Beach is perfect for a long weekend. Complete with modern shopping and dining, you’ll find something for the whole family to enjoy.

Cayo Costa State Park

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Looking for a quiet and adventurous vacation? Then Cayo Costa State park is for you! It is located just north of North Captiva Island and it is only accessible by private boat or ferry. Visitors can enjoy snorkeling, hiking and biking around the beautiful park.

 

 

Blowing Rocks Preserve

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Located on Jupiter Island, Blowing Rocks Preserve is 73 acres of limestone rocks. If you’re looking for some more adventure, you definitely have to check this out! Bring the family out to the beach and rocks for the day, and then enjoy Jupiter’s plentiful dining and shops at night! It’s the perfect combination of relaxation and adventure!

 

 St. George Island

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St. George Island is located on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico and Apalachicola Bay. The island is known for their seafood and beautiful nature. The whole family can find something they love, whether it’s kayaking, fishing, snorkeling, or just relaxing on the beach. You’ll never have a dull moment on St. George Island!

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