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St. George Island
The St. George Lighthouse. Photo: www.floridasforgottencoast.com
Dr. Julian G. Bruce St. George Island State Park is a beautiful 22-mile barrier island in the Gulf of Mexico. Located just off North Florida’s Gulf Coast, St. George Island is one of the last inhabited yet unspoiled barrier islands in Florida, perfect for swimming, fishing and paddling in the clear gulf waters. Catch a sunset on the beach and enjoy your afternoon in this serene paradise if you find yourself in North Florida sometime. Please visit the St. George Island State park website for more information.
Naples Pier. Image by Waldo Malan from Pixabay
Also perched on the Gulf of Mexico at the West end of 12th AVenue South is the city of Naples and its beach’s pier. When it comes time for lunch or drinks and dinner, enjoy your meal with a water view, whether you choose a swank Naples beachfront resort or a funky bayside bar. Watch as the sun disappears beneath the waves and the sky becomes a mix of pinks, blues, oranges and purples before your very eyes. If you’d like more information, you may visit the Naples Pier website.
Sunset in Yankeetown, Florida, USA. Image by Matthew Staehle from Pixabay
Located in the heart of Lee County, Florida is a small town called Yankeetown. Here you can go eat, go rest and go eat. Everywhere you turn you can find a mix of charming, modern and quaint lodging sites, can’t-miss spots to dine, drink and feast and of course no shortage of places to see and wander to. Catch a sunset at a nearby beach and spend your day admiring the beauty of Florida’s nature. Please visit Yankeetown’s official website to learn more.
Grassy Key RV Park & Resort is located in the Florida Keys, allowing easy access to all the Keys have to offer. You can rent out an RV for the weekend and catch all the sunsets and surf you want at this unlikely paradise. The resort accommodates self-contained recreational vehicles and motor coaches of all sizes, so bring your own if you happen to have one! Learn more at the Grassy Keys RV Park website.
Sunset over Cedar Key in Florida. Photo and Caption: Linda Burek.Shutterstock.com
If you drive southwest of Gainesville for about an hour you will find yourself at Cedar Key, a tiny enclave that is an old-fashioned, Old Florida vacation spot anyone would love to stumble upon while driving around in Florida. The clam chowder in Cedar Key is among the best in Florida so be sure to stop at local eatery Tony’s to try some if you can. Please visit Cedar Key’s website to learn more and explore all this beautiful locale has to offer.
Melissa’s career in writing started more than 20 years ago. Today, she lives in South Florida with her husband and two boys.