Florida Southern College, the oldest private comprehensive college in Florida, is home to the largest collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world. Located in Lakeland, it has been named one of the most beautiful campuses in the U.S. The campus is open to the public for tours.
The Dry Tortugas, a western extension of the Florida Keys, lie about 70 miles west of Key West. Access to these 7 islets is by boat or seaplane. A ferry makes daily trips to Garden Key from Key West. Continue reading to learn about the history of this unique national park and what to do there.
Garden Key and Dry Tortugas Lighthouses are located in the Dry Tortugas area of the Florida Keys. Both are now deactivated, but are of historical interest. Visiting these remote structures requires a boat or seaplane.
Visiting Pensacola Lighthouse is rated as one of the top 10 things to do in Pensacola. In addition to climbing tours, the lightstation offers a museum of historic exhibits and occasional special events. Entry to the lighthouse is through a security gate.
Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse, the oldest existing structure in Palm Beach County, offers a panoramic view from over 150 feet above sea level. Continue reading to discover the interesting history of this maritime beacon and learn about other activities available on its grounds.
Ticks are present year-round in Florida. Learn how to protect yourself, children, and pets from tick bites and what to do if you find an attached tick. You will also learn what types of ticks live in Florida and which diseases they transmit.