Top 5 Parks to Visit in South Florida

Spring season is in full swing with summer right around the corner, so now is the perfect time to hit the road and spend some time in one of South Florida’s beautiful parks. Below we’ve listed our favorite parks for getting a good dose of fresh air, fun, and relaxation.

1. Dry Tortugas National Park

For all the water lovers out there, Dry Tortugas is the perfect relaxing getaway. The park consists of a cluster of islands about 70 miles from Key West, and is only accessible by boat or ferry. Famed for abundant bird and marine life, as well as historical Fort Jefferson, Dry Tortugas offers visitors amazing opportunities to fish, snorkel, or play on the beach.

2. Everglades National Park

Well known across the world as one of the only natural national monuments, Everglades National Park is truly a place to put on your bucket list. With an abundance of wildlife and many different activities for the whole family, a visit to the Everglades will delight any type of adventurer. Choose from activities like hiking, canoeing, guided boat tours, biking, and much more to experience the international treasure of the Everglades.

3. Biscayne National Park

If lots of activity and excitement are what you prefer, look no further than Biscayne National Park. The park is ninety-five percent water, and offers plenty of space for boating, fishing, snorkeling, kayaking, and scuba diving. When you do need a break from the sea, there are plenty of land activities to enjoy as well. Don’t miss Biscayne Park for an underwater adventure!

4. Spanish River Park

Located near Boca Raton, Spanish River Park is a great option for those who want to keep dry. The park is full of beautiful nature trails winding through the trees, perfect picnic areas, and birdwatching opportunities. Trails are also available for biking, and you can access the beach for a refreshing swim if you like.

5. Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park

For history buffs, visiting Bill Baggs Cape Florida Park is great way to spend the day. The highlight of the park is a beautiful lighthouse built in the 1800s, and there are guided tours offered for guests to learn all about this amazing piece of history. Dining is available at the lighthouse, or you can bring a picnic lunch for a bite on the beach.

Visiting one of these unique South Florida parks is a wonderful way to pass the time this summer, and we here at GO Shuttle would be happy to help plan your trip. Please contact us for information on shuttle service to a park, we are your ride to paradise!

Check out the article below to read more about “National Parks of Florida & Other Protected Areas”

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