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Day Trippin’: Lake Wales

By Doris Keeler | December 23, 2018

Known as the Crown Jewel of the Ridge, Lake Wales sits in the center of the state, about 54 miles southwest of Orlando, just off Highway 27 and State Road 60. With its historic roots, its quirky qualities, and its persona of a small city with a hometown atmosphere, Lake Wales is a true Floridiana find. Lake Wales history Lake […]

Day Trippin’: Blue Spring State Park

By Doris Keeler | December 04, 2018

Away from the crowded beaches and major theme parks that attract millions of visitors from around the globe is the natural Florida — places where nature is left intact and preserved. Places where you can witness the beauty of the “old” Florida. The springs. And there are a lot of them. In fact, geologists have estimated there to be more […]

Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens

By Doris Keeler | November 04, 2018

Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens is a 10-acre mix of gardens, an old theme park and Florida history.