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Visit Florida for Outdoor Recreation, Adventure and Family Vacations
Explore the natural wonders of Florida! There’s something for everybody.
The Everglades, tall grass, great weather through the year, and too much water to even fathom, means that Florida is crawling with natural wonders. If you get off the beaten path, you can find some unique and untouched experiences.
Best Places to Visit in Florida
- Paddleboarding South Walton
- See the Manatees at Homosassa Springs
- Go Ziplining the Canyons in Ocala
- Kiteboarding at St. Petersburg
- Florida Caverns State Park
- Airboating in the Everglades
- Key Largo Coral Reef
- Horseback Riding on the Beach at Amelia Island
- Space Coast Bioluminescent Kayak Tours
- Snorkel at Tortugas National Park
- Rock Springs Run
- Beach Camping at Gulf Island National Seashore
- Sailfishing on the Treasure Coast
- Sail the Fort Myers Coastline
- Mountain Biking at Alafia River State Park and Santos Trailhead
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Fishing in Florida
Florida is known as the Fishing Capital of the World.
This amazing state has least 7,700 freshwater lakes and 10,550 miles of rivers also serve up world-class freshwater fishing. And don’t forget the spectacular saltwater fishing! Florida has 1,350 miles of saltwater coastline sports diverse fish habitats that support more well-managed fish species than you could probably catch in a lifetime. It’s no wonder that more world-record fish are caught in Florida waters than anywhere else in the world.
Saltwater Fishing in Florida
With easy access to the Gulf Stream, reefs, wrecks, estuaries, bays, inlets and rivers, in Florida you can catch anything from bonefish to billfish – all in the same day.
- Gulf Stream – blue marlin, wahoo, sailfish, dolphin, kingfish, swordfish, tuna, sharks…
- Saltwater Flats – snook, redfish, bonefish, permit…
- Bays – tons of species of gamefish.
- Jetties – tarpon, snook, redfish, jakcs, mackerel…
- Bridges – snook, tarpon… (night fishing is best)
- Piers – Spanish mackerel, snook, tarpon, sheepshead, redfish, trout…
- Shoreline – snook, redfish…
- Mangrove Rivers – you never know what you’ll catch here.
Freshwater Fishing in Florida
In Florida’s freshwater you can catch Largemouth bass, crappy, bluegill, the beautiful and hard fighting Peacock bass, and even sturgeon!
Here are some great places to fish in Florida.
- Lake Okeechobee
- Tamiami Canal
- South Florida Canals
- Lake Trafford
- Lake Istokpoga
- Lake Alfred
- Disney World
- Lake Talquin
- Bienville Plantation
Hunting in Florida
Whitetail deer and wild hogs are the most common big game species, but Florida also has some unique species including alligators, pythons, and Osceola turkeys.
- Whitetail Deer – More than 100,000 whitetail deer are taken by hunters each season, making whitetails the most widely hunted species.
- Hogs – Second in popularity are wild hogs.
- Osceola Wild Turkey – One of the most sought-after game species in Florida is the Osceola wild turkey. These birds are only found on the Florida peninsula, making it extremely popular with out-of-state hunters who are after their Grand Slam.
- Alligator – Florida’s alligator harvest is well managed and has been internationally recognized as a model conservation program for the sustainable use of a natural resource. CITES permits and an alligator trapping license are required. Up to two Florida alligators can be taken per permit.
- Python – The Burmese python is a large invasive species in Florida, found primarily in and around the Everglades ecosystem in south Florida where the snake represents a threat to native wildlife. Pythons can be killed on private lands at any time with landowner permission and no permit required, and they may also be taken at any time throughout the year on public land.
- Black Bear – Populations continue to grow in Florida, and we look forward to a black bear season soon.
If you need help finding some great outfitters to visit Florida, get in touch with us and we will be happy to help.