Florida Bucket List- North

This will be the final installment in the Florida regional Bucket Lists. From here we will move on to Mississippi! But first, a little tour through North Florida!

Chipley

  • Falling Waters State Park: This park features Florida’s tallest waterfall

Flager Beach

  • Bulow Plantation Ruins Historic State Park: See the remains of a sugar mill

Gainesville

  • Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park: You can take stairs into a sink hole to experience a miniature rain forest.
  • Historic Haile Homestead: This old plantation is known for it’s “talking walls.”

Jacksonville

  • Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens: I always love zoos and this one boasts a “walking safari.”

Panacea

  • Gulf Speciman Marine Laboratory: This is a place where you can interact with native North Florida sea life in touch tanks.

Panama City Beach

  • St. Andrews State Park: This claims to have one of the world’s best beaches with emerald waters.

Pensacola

  • National Naval Aviation Museum: This is a museum that I figured Andrew would find interesting.
  • Pensacola Lighthouse: Time to visit a lighthouse!

Perry

  • Forest Capital Museum State Park: This museum shows the history of forestry in the area.

St. Augustine

  • St. Augustine Alligator Farm: This seems like a fun way to see Florida’s most famous native species.
  • St. Augustine Lighthouse and Maritime Museum: We love visiting lighthouses and maritime museums also always prove to be interesting.
  • St. Augustine Pirate and Treasure Museum: This sounds like an interesting way to get some history on the pirate lifestyle.
  • Ponce de Leon’s Fountain of Youth: Of course a visit to the legendary place is a must!
  • Colonial Quarter: This gives an adventure tour of our nation’s oldest city.
  • Historic Tour of Flager College: This architectural tour takes you through the Old Hotel Ponce de Leon, one of the area’s finest resorts back in the day

St. George Island

  • Cape Saint George Lighthouse: Another lighthouse to explore
  • Apalachicola Maritime Museum: This museum claims to be hands-on which is what I love in a good museum!

Tallahassee

  • Florida Historic Capitol Museum: Of course old capitols are always worth checking out.
  • Museum of Florida History: I’m sure this would give us a nice overview of the history of the state

All attractions were found in Florida’s 2018 Travel Guide.

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