Florida: An Enclave Of Geological Natural Wonders and Parks

Florida may not have mountains but it's a state with many natural wonders like springs, beaches, forests, and the Everglades.

From sunny beaches to colossal theme parks, Florida is a place guaranteed to provide you with a jam-packed adventurous vacation. There’s more than lounging all day on the Florida Beaches and dancing all night at the clubs.

Florida offers a variety of remarkable geological beauty that will make the nature-loving side of you jump with joy. So take out your camera (or iPhone) and get ready to explore Florida’s collection of natural wonders.

Wekiwa Springs State Park

Located 40 minutes from Orlando is the Wekiwa Springs State Park. Famous for its jaw dropping scenic beauty, the park is one of the most popular destinations for families on weekends. It provides miles of trail to bike, hike, and walk. You can camp, canoe, or kayak with friends and family. The park also provides facilities for swimming, snorkeling, fishing, horse riding, and a lot more! Be sure to arrive early. You are sure to find the park full of tourists and locals alike year round!

Florida Caverns State Park

If you’re looking for an out of this world experience then Florida Caverns State Park is a must see. This is no ordinary state park. Stunning caves await you as you enter this treasured destination. For instance, the famous limestone cavern is guaranteed to be a surreal experience. Besides cave explorations, the park also provides facilities for horse riding, hiking, camping, and fishing to make your day even more exciting.

Northwest Florida’s Coastal Dune Lakes

If rare sightseeing is your thing then the coastal dune lakes will surpass your expectations. Found only in a limited number of places in the entire world, the dune lakes are one of the most unusual and interesting sights you’ll come across in Florida. The white dunes and crystal clear lakes will provide a rare visual experience.

David Mill Hopper’s State Park

If the rare coastal dune lakes leave you craving for more, then the 120 feet long sinkhole located inside David Mill Hopper’s State Park will satisfy your craving.

It is a recognized natural landmark admired for its unique ecosystem. A walk through the wooden steps, surrounded by lush green trees and water flowing from limestone walls offer a refreshing and exhilarating experience. If you are looking for an easy hiking adventure then you’ll love this place. You’ll also come across a lot of locals, since this place is a popular exercising spot.

John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park

This underwater state park was one of the first of its kind in the US. The park encompasses miles of crystal clear Atlantic water. Visitors are attracted to the place because of its unique coral reefs and marine life. The park provides a glass-bottom boat tour that offers an exciting view of the reefs. Those who want a closer look can opt for scuba diving and snorkeling activities.

Excited? Get ready! Slip into some comfortable clothes and pack some water just in case you get thirsty. Oh! Don’t forget your camera (or smartphone) and sunscreen.

The exciting world of Florida’s geological wonders awaits!

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