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4931 South Peninsula Drive - Ponce Inlet, FL 32127
Looking to climb some steps? Look no further! Climb the Ponce De Leon Lighthouse at Ponce Inlet, Florida. It's the highest Lighthouse in Florida!
Also check out the lighthouse keepers' homes and lifestyle memorabilia. Additionally, there is a whole building dedicated to the beacons and lights from lighthouses! Some of them are just HUGE!
78 E Granada Blvd, Ormond Beach, FL 32176
Tired of all that sun and beach and just need a few minutes to decompress? When you're in the Daytona and Ormond Beach area, this is a great little stop-off to just catch your breath for a few minutes. Whether you spend 15 or 50 minutes here, there's something to see for you and for your kids.
It's free parking, free entry, and fresh air! Check it out for sure. A suggested $2 donation for the museum part won't break the bank, either!
38th St W, Fort Myers, FL 33905
Ready for some more nature? Ready to get away from the crowds?
Hit this early on a weekend and you might see a car or two, maybe someone walking a dog, but the rest of the 500 acres you'll just have to share with the birds and fish! It's pretty much in Lehigh near Buckingham, despite the Fort Myers address.
Harns Marsh Preserve is a natural wetland and active stormwater facility, where rainwater and heavy rains can be shifted to filter and drain through. It's home to hundreds of types of creatures, from bugs, to birds, to fish and reptiles!
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8700 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
Ready to check out one of Southwest Florida's best beaches! Here is Lovers Key State Park!
So much to do here, and you can do it all for only $8 a day for parking. Kayak and bike rentals will cost you, if you don't bring your own.
7751 Penzance Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33966
Located in Fort Myers, Florida, visit hundreds of acres of preserve wetlands! Filled with cypress trees, small lakes and ponds, and a variety of birds and creatures, this little gem is a MUST SEE! At a dollar an hour to park your car, there's no reason not to get out here and get some fresh air and take in the sights.
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