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Daniel Lind-Ramos, sculptures made with debris caused by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, Sept. 2017
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6 Ways to Visit Florida Museums and Parks Free in Summer 2022

With rising gas prices and inflation, you’re probably wondering if you can enjoy a summer vacation. Here are six ways to visit Florida museums and parks free in Summer 2022.

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Iguana chilling at Iguanaland.(rev)
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Want to See a Mess? Visit Iguanaland Reptile Zoo in Punta Gorda, Fla.

Iguanaland in Punta Gorda is one of Florida’s newest attractions and along with a variety of iguana species, the zoo features dozens and dozens of other reptile species.

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That's me in Dames Cave in Citrus County, Fla., Oct. 2021.
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A Look Inside Dames Cave Near Brooksville, Florida

Do you know Florida has caves? Here’s a look inside Dames Cave near Brooksville.

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Amish Hats from Various States on Display at the Carlisle Hotel in Sarasota, Fla., Dec. 2021.
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Things to do in Sarasota: The Amish Experience Tour

Sarasota is home to a unique culture for Florida. Within the Pinecraft neighborhood is an Amish community. Discover Sarasota Tours offers a look into the Amish experience.

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Florida Travel: Historic Cortez Fishing Village is Rich in Maritime Culture

Cortez Village is one of Florida’s last commercial fishing communities. Spend the day and experience its rich maritime history.

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A Strangler Fig Embraces a Tree Along the Big Cypress Bend Boardwalk in Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park, Fla.
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Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park: Big Cypress Bend Boardwalk

Reading inspires adventure. After reading “The Orchid Thief” by Susan Orlean earlier this year, visiting Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park became a priority. I finally stepped foot in Florida’s largest state park and soon realized, I’ll need to make a return visit or two.

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What’s New in Florida Travel for 2021: Adventure Trails

As the coronavirus pandemic swept into the Sunshine State and country, you may have missed the announcement of some adventure trails launched in 2020 and 2021. Five destinations with trails are uniquely Florida. They all are fun to follow and offer a new way to discover a slice of Florida.

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Crossing the Myakkahatchee Creek in Oaks Park, North Port, Fla., March 2020
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I Got Lost in the Woods and an Uber Saved Me.

You won’t believe it, but I got lost in the woods and an Uber saved me!

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Ms. Zarelys Diaz is a Tour Guide Through Miami's Little Havana, May 2019.
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Florida Travel: Walking Tour Through Miami’s Little Havana

A walking tour of Miami’s Little Havana and Calle Ocho is like stepping into Cuba’s capital city. Dominoes, cigars, and mojitos are some of the experiences to savor during a visit to Little Havana. Either explore on your own, hire a guide, or join a group walking tour and let the rhythm move you.

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One of Several Murals in Miami's Wynwood Neighborhood.
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Where to View Florida’s Murals

Dozens of Florida municipalities and private organizations have come together to commission artists and tell a story through gorgeous murals.

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