Day Trippin’

Day Trippin’ – Taking a step back in time in McIntosh


If you ever get a chance to just meander along some of Florida’s backroads, do it. There is an abundance of treasures to be found. One such backroad can lead you to McIntosh, a town with a population of 455, according to the 2013 U.S. Census. Located off U.S. Highway 441, McIntosh is less than 20 miles south of Gainesville. Not […]

Day Trippin’: Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive (LAWD)


It’s hard to imagine someone living in the city relishing a two-hour, 11-mile drive. But what if that drive steers you away from the clogged highways and winds through a wildlife paradise?  Whether you are looking for a leisurely way to spend the day or a chance to see Florida’s wildlife up close, the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive is well […]


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