A1A Scenic & Historic Coastal Byway is entrenched in American history, home to the first continuously inhabited city in America – St. Augustine, Florida. This roadway inspires awe as travelers climb the St. Augustine Lighthouse steps, cross the Matanzas Inlet, or observe the spires of St. Augustine in the sunset. Visitors traveling along the A1A Scenic & Historic Coastal Byway are impressed that this very place has attracted visitors from across the world to “La Florida” for over 500 years.
Let the worries of the world give way to the peace and beauty of horizons of towering pines and blue-green Gulf waters. Travel along hundreds of acres of wet prairie, wet flatwoods, strand swamp, and bottomland forest. The unparalleled beauty of the Bend includes vast seagrass beds, marshes, winding rivers, sugar-sand beaches, deep forests, and crystal-clear springs.
The Florida Black Bear Scenic Byway in north central Florida is filled with long, uninterrupted stretches of natural Florida and pine-scented air. See an array of wildlife, lush subtropical vegetation, and springs with clear, crystalline water. Be sure to take advantage of the many recreational opportunities like camping, hiking, biking, fishing, swimming, boating, kayaking, and canoeing.
The Indian River Lagoon National Scenic Byway gives access to a National Estuary providing habitat to more species than anywhere in North America. History buffs, bird watchers, anglers, surfers, swimmers, boaters, and vacationers will find excitement at a national seashore, wildlife refuges, state park, museums, the Kennedy Space Center, beaches, and waterways.
Visitors seeking a cultural and/or historic experience will find museums, historic public buildings, and private homes along the corridor, in Tomoka State Park, and in locations a few blocks off the designated roadways. This is a byway where recreational opportunities abound.
The story of the River of Lakes Heritage Corridor is one of history, culture, and opportunity. It spans the time from the very earliest inhabitants of Florida, as told by its parks and museums, to the founding of its many cities, as represented through the historic districts and historic properties that thrive in the region’s communities. This byway embodies a unique blend of history, sophisticated contemporary culture, and gorgeous natural Florida.
Scenic Highway 30A is an iconic two-lane highway in Walton County, Florida, where the natural and man-made environments co-exist to provide an experience unlike anything in the region. White sand beaches, conservation lands, cultural sites, and quaint historic beach communities dot the route, while providing visitors with a variety of attractions to choose from. Residents and visitors can spend their day swimming in the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico, biking to local shops and nearby cafes, hiking a trail in one of the many state parks, taking a unique tour of the coastal dune lakes, or just relaxing on a porch to take in the post-card-perfect view.
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