★ Get the family outdoors to enjoy natural Florida ★
Stunning white-sand beaches, tropical palms, crystal-clear springs, and tours of mansions and fortresses await on your exploration of one of the United States' top state park systems, Florida State Parks.
Written by Sandra Friend, author of 14 guides to hiking and travel showcasing natural Florida, this comprehensive app provides you compelling reasons to visit Florida's more than 160 state parks, including lush photographic tours of each destination. Within this guide, you'll be able to find parks within proximity to you as well as by specific city, cost, and by categories such as guided tours, historic sites, urban wildernesses, cabin rentals, and child-friendly parks. Call outfitters directly from the app, and review park maps, background details, and trail information via links to the web.
Whether you enjoy camping, scuba diving, backpacking, mountain biking, a guided paddling trip, a tour of an antebellum home, or just a quiet walk on the beach at sunset, Florida State Parks offer an inexpensive and more authentic alternative to Florida's more well-known attractions. Use this app as your guide to make the most of your next Florida vacation - or your next weekend.
★ About the Author ★
Walking the gardens and pathways during her first Florida State Park (Washington Oaks) visit at the age of six, award-winning outdoor and travel writer Sandra Friend is a Floridian with a deep knowledge of the Florida State Parks system. Since 2001, she's written more than a dozen guidebooks to Florida, including titles in the "50 Hikes," "Explorer's Guide," and "5 Star Trails" series. During research for these and other Florida books, plus just the joy of exploring her home state, she has personally visited all but 5 of the parks presented in this guide - and those are on her to-do list. Sandra is a member of the Friends of Florida State Parks, the Florida Trail Association, the Florida Outdoor Writers Association, and the Society of American Travel Writers. She lives in Central Florida.
★ About Sutro Media ★
This guide is published in partnership with Sutro Media. By enabling local writers to share their expertise on mobile phones, Sutro Media is making it easier and more fun to explore the world!
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