While Orlando, Miami and Jacksonville are popular Florida destinations, there is so much more to the Sunshine State. If you’re a baby boomer who’s been there and done that, check our ideas for visiting Florida that will take you off-the-beaten-path and, hopefully, avoid the crowds. I think they are the BEST places to visit in Florida!
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Florida Off the Beaten Path
Dry Tortugas National Park Day Trip
It takes some effort to visit Dry Tortugas National Park but it’s oh-so-worth it. You’ll be visiting an historic Civil War fort on a key in the Gulf of Mexico. Don’t forget to bring your snorkeling gear! We’ll show you how to plan ahead (this isn’t a spur-of-the-moment-trip) to make the most of your boomer adventure in Florida.Read More >
Driving Big Bend Scenic Byway
If you’re looking for off-the-beaten-path Florida travel experiences, you’ll find them in the Panhandle. Driving Big Bend Scenic Byway is a delightful exploration of lighthouses, wildlife refuges and a look at Old Florida. You’ll love this uncrowded corner of Florida.Read More >
More Articles on Florida
Have you considered a North Central Florida road trip? Once you’ve explored Florida’s Space Coast and experienced historic St. Augustine, it’s time for a more off-the-beaten-path experience in the Sunshine State. Guest contributor, Cheryl Rodewig, shares the small town vibe, delicious eats and fun things to do in North Central Florida. Save this itinerary for […]
Are you looking for off the beaten path travel ideas in the state of Florida? Do you know about Ten Thousand Islands? Deep in the Florida everglades, you’ll encounter countless marine species, mangrove islands, and untold species of fish. Guest writer and Florida resident, Cheryl Rodewig, shares her tips for how to visit this wilderness […]
Are you planning a trip to Florida? From historic St. Augustine to the funky Florida Keys, there’s a travel experience for every interest. For boomers who enjoy a scenic drive, be sure to add a Big Bend Scenic Byway road trip to your itinerary. When you’ve had enough of beaches, enjoying a boomer adventure on […]
Are you looking for funky things to do in the Florida Keys? While there are plenty of fun activities in the Keys, some are more unique than others. On a Florida Keys road trip, as a guest of The Florida Keys and Key West, I expected to indulge in tasty seafood, treat myself to key […]
Do you enjoy a historical setting that’s in a walkable city located in a semi-tropical climate? Then exploring historic St. Augustine is for you. Through the years at My Itchy Travel Feet, our writers have introduced you to Early American history in Massachusetts, some fun things to do in Fredericksburg, VA, and now the Spanish […]
When you’re ready to explore more of Florida, use Cheryl Rodewig’s tips for a 3-day space coast road trip. It’s the perfect extension to a weekend on Amelia Island. Come along as our guest writer, Cheryl, shares her advice for a road trip that includes Titusville, Cocoa Beach and Melbourne, Florida. Florida has its fair […]