Climbing a 250-Year-Old Tree at Treaty Oak Park in Jacksonville, Florida

If you’re ever in downtown Jacksonville and are looking for somewhere to have a picnic, sit outside, or just enjoy a giant 250-year-old tree, I would definitely stop at Treaty Oak Park! The Jessie Ball DuPont Park, aka Treaty Oak Park, is a few minutes walk from the Jacksonville Riverwalk in downtown Jacksonville, Florida. It…

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Visiting Florida’s Second Oldest Lighthouse: St. Marks Lighthouse in Crawfordville, Florida

About 3 hours away from me, about 25 miles south of Tallahassee, in Crawfordville, Florida, is St. Marks Lighthouse. St. Marks Lighthouse is claimed to be the second oldest lighthouse in Florida, built in the 1830’s, and it one of the most photographed landmarks along Florida’s Gulf coast – and for good reason! It’s absolutely…

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Exploring the Deepest Springs in North America: Wakulla Springs State Park, Florida

As soon as I heard about this place, I knew that I *had* to go, and I wanted to go before busy season starts (aka, summer). So, I got in my car and drove 3 hours from Jacksonville to Wakulla Springs State Park, located about 15 miles south of Tallahassee. Wakulla Springs is the deepest…

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