Tag: state park


I guess I had this coming, but I finally found a Florida state park I don’t like. Collier-Seminole is between Big Cypress National Preserve and Everglades National Park, 20 miles or so south of Naples. We did not see a single mosquito in the Everglades. Now I know where they all were. I have a […]


Let me just say I am really loving the FL State Parks! Today we went to Sombrero Beach and then checked in early at Curry Hammock. It is a really small park with only 28 campsites, but they are perfectly groomed and well maintained. And the park is beautiful! Private beaches with actual sugar white […]


Good Morning! BEST. SPOT. EVER! I got up early to watch the sunrise from our site. There is a marathon today and people are honking and shaking cow bells as they cross the bridge behind us. The kids find exploring way more interesting than breakfast. Its a whole different experience than last night. Mr. S […]


We got a bit of a late start and underestimated our travel time which took us from Sebring, FL to Bahia (pronounced BAY-uh) Honda State Park in about 7 hours. Ugh, I had planned for 4. At least I did think to call ahead since arriving late at our last state park (ranger station closes […]

Highlands Hammock State Park is right in the middle of Florida so it made a good stopping point on the way down to the keys. Of course we missed a couple of turn offs getting here so it took considerably longer than it ought to have. We got in after dark. For future reference, if […]