As the weather gets colder, there is no better time to experience freedom and a road trip than by heading to the places of endless sunlight. Florida, the sunshine state, is a place that will make you quickly forget the cold winter days. All left to do is to go looking for new worlds of adventure while driving through the breathtaking coast.

If there is a place for sun-chasing and escaping the harsh winter, these Florida road trip destinations are it:

Florida Keys

With more than 1000 islands interconnected, the Florida Keys on its own makes the Rv road trip an unforgettable journey. Here are some of the stops to make during your journey:

Everglades National Park

The largest tropical park in the nation, this is the place that nature enthusiasts cannot miss. The park is home to species like crocodiles, manatees, the Florida panther, and more! Activities to do in Everglades include bicycling, hiking, camping, kayaking & canoeing, bird watching, boating, fishing, wildlife viewing, and tours.

Spiegel Grove Shipwreck

With a 512 ft Navy ship intentionally sunk to become an artificial reef, the location is considered one of the best diving spots in the Florida Keys.

Dolphin Research Center

It is home to dolphins whose health condition keeps them from being released back into the wild. The center offers educational experiences about these wonderful and clever mammals.

St. Augustine 

St. Augustine offers a mix between national heritage and nature. The historic district has a vintage charm that is worth driving to! Here are a few of many spots to experience at St. Augustine:

Alligator Farm

While their main attraction is the reptiles, this farm happens to be the home of other species like birds, fossils, and mammals like lemurs and sloths. The farm offers wildlife shows and other activities where visitors can interact with species.

Lighthouse and Maritime Museum 

Marvel at the view of the ocean from this historic 165-foot lighthouse. The maritime museum offers an insight into the Coast Guard in WWII, shipwrecks, and more details about St. Augustine’s heritage.

Fountain of Youth

The beautiful area that goes back from the year 1565 offers more than a snapshot at a popular fountain. The Fountain of Youth is an archaeological park, surrounded by acres and old oaks, that has history lessons in every corner. Visitors can enjoy educational experiences about native people from Timucuan Village and more!

Tampa 

Take advantage of Tampa’s warm weather and fun surroundings on a road trip in an RV rental. Here are some activities to consider:

Dali Museum

Located at only 18 miles from St. Petersburg, the Dali Museum is one popular Florida attraction not to miss. Art Enthusiasts or not can marvel at the European art, as well as the beautiful architecture where it is displayed. 

Tampa Electric Manatee Viewing Center

As manatees seek shelter from cold temperatures, they start to arrive in Tampa. The center allows us to marvel at an amazing natural event during winter. Don’t miss out to learn more about the wonderful species and their habitats!

Big Cat Rescue

It is an animal sanctuary for felines like lions, tigers, cougars, and more! The sanctuary serves as a rehabilitation center. Here we can appreciate and understand these beautiful and strong creatures.

Whether you are planning a family or solo trip, an RV rental will make the road feel like a place filled with adventure and ease. At Mid Florida RV rentals, we provide comfort and quality for memorable trips. Contact us to know more about our rentals!

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