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Backroads of Florida: Your Guide to Great Day Trips & Weekend Getaways

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Away from the bustle of Miami Beach and the tourist extravaganza of Disney World, another Florida beckons to those looking for backroads adventure, quieter fare, or more discriminating fun. This is the Florida where backroads and secret splendors unfold in a landscape rich in the flavors and colors of ancient indigenous cultures, early European settlements, Civil War battl ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published April 4th 2009 by Voyageur Press (first published January 1st 2009)
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Colin
Mar 27, 2011 rated it really liked it
Steered us straight out of Orlando and into some genuinely neat stuff. Weeki Wachee Springs and the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge were particular treats. Makes me want to go back and explore some more areas/chapters...
Fred Forbes
May 21, 2018 rated it really liked it
I bought this based on two things - my love of photography and my love of the backroads of Florida. Photographic style similar to my own and informative writing. One of the great things about the state is being able to discover so many new and unique things despite having lived here over 35 years. I'll be carrying this in the car so when I have some time between business meetings I can take a spin to some areas of interest and grab my camera bag. If it can impress an old timer like me, imagine w ...more
Debbie Long
Apr 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I found some ideas for road trips for when we are in Florida
Shelly Wall
Oct 24, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Off the beaten path

Really enjoyed this book and I look forward to checking out some of the places the author talked about. Some great ideas for weekend trips.
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Paul Franklin has been a professional photographer and writer for over twenty years. His work has appeared in numerous national magazines including Yankee, Woman's World, WoodenBoat, Travel America, Coast to Coast, Motorhome, AAA Car and Travel, Harrowsmith, Vista USA and others.

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