In rolls the summer, and with it comes that spirit of adventure. Many of us probably have a Pinterest Board plastered with travel destinations abroad and dream vacations, many of which are in foreign countries like zen Japan, rich and historic Spain, or even the shimmering coasts of The Carribean Isles.\nA ticket overseas doesn't come cheap - a flight to Madrid, Spain is anywhere between $1500-$1800 round trip right now, and that's before you even factor in the cost of lodging, food, and transportation to truly experience the country.\nIf you can't cash in for a trip overseas quite yet but need to satisfy your wanderlust, this list was made for you. We're here to help you travel far without ever leaving the Sunshine State with this list of 8 places in Florida that will make you feel as though you've gone to another country.\nMorikami Gardens - Japan\nPrice: $15/adult, $13/senior, and $9 for children or free if younger than 6. Adult group pricing available at $13 per person - all admission prices include tax.\nAddress: 4000 Morikami Park Road Delray Beach, Fl 33446\nHours: Tuesday-Sunday 10am-5pm; closed Mondays and major holidays.\nWhy you need to go: A gorgeous and zen place that will whisk you away to Japan without ever leaving Florida. You can wander the gardens and admire the lush landscape or learn more about Japanese History at the museum - even the vending machines show the price in Yen.\nView this post on Instagram #morikamimuseumandjapanesegardens #morikami #morikamimuseum #japan #japanesegardens #japanesearchitecture #gardens #perspective #vanydaworld #landscapedesign #landscapephotography #photography #photooftheday #instagram #delraybeachfl #delraybeach #florida #green #nature #natureandarchitecture #naturelovers #outdoors #museums #placestovisit #placesinflorida #canon #canonphotography A post shared by Vanessa D’Avila (@vanydaworld) on Jun 23, 2019 at 7:13pm PDT\nView this post on Instagram 森上 園 . . . #japanesegarden ＃森上 #園 #garden #zen #禅 #alittlepieceofzen #reflect #rockgarden #landscaping #florida #visitflorida #yep #whoknew #ireallywantajapanesevendingmachine #自動販売機 A post shared by -- (@viajera4eva) on May 7, 2019 at 6:00pm PDT\nwebsite\nSt. Augustine - Spain\nPrice: Will vary on what all you decide to do and visit; Wandering around and enjoying the sights and architecture of the city FREE. The Lightner Museum is $15 and a popular place to see grand Spanish architecture.\nAddress: St. Augustine, Florida\nWhy you need to go: A stunning place to admire the historic and old world Spanish inspired architecture. Wander the city to see it everywhere - a plus, there's so much to do here. Check out the historic St. George Street for gourmet bites and coffee at adorable huts, insane milkshakes at The Sweet Spot, and shopping various shops on a pedestrian-only thoroughfare. You can even check out the Ripley's Believe It Or Not Museum in the Oldest City in the U.S.\nSean Pavone | Dreamstime.com\nSean Pavone | Dreamstime.com\nwebsite\nKings Landing - The Amazonian Rainforest\nPrice: If you have your own kayak, canoe, or boat the launch fee is $10 to enjoy the river all day; if you want to rent a kayak it's $40 for a single person kayak all day or $50 for a 2 person kayak until 5pm.\nAddress: 5722 Baptist Camp Rd, Apopka, FL 32712\nHours: 8am-5pm, 7 days a week\nWhy you need to go: A stunning 8.5-mile river run that leads to a sulfur spring; as you wind down the river bends you'll feel like you were transported into the Amazonian Jungle on a safari paddle tour right here in Florida.\nView this post on Instagram We are happy to announce that we have officially reopened our full 8.5 mile river adventure with shuttle service from Wekiva Island back to Kings Landing! If you are looking to do this trip please make sure to be on the water before 11am in order to make either our 4pm pick up on weekdays or 2:30pm and 4pm on weekends! We thank you so much for your patience and hope to see you out here soon! @visitflorida @visitorlando #kingslandingfl #canoeing #canoetrip #kayakingadventure #kayaking @insidertravel Photo Credit: JOHN MORAN www.johnmoranphoto.com (352) 514-7670 #johnmoranphotography A post shared by Kings Landing Canoe Rental (@kingslandingfl) on Jan 20, 2018 at 7:22am PST\nView this post on Instagram We spent the entire week last week at Disney’s Fort Wilderness, park hopping and feeling happy at the happiest place on earth. But did you know we have dozens of beautiful fresh water springs pumping millions of gallons of spring water into the Florida rivers everyday? We kayaked for miles here on Friday and I would argue that this place, just might be THE happiest place on earth... 🍃 Have you ever wondered if Florida had more to offer than just Disney and beaches?... 🌾 🌿 🌾 #rvlifestyle #homeonwheels #tinyhomeonwheels #rvcommunity #fleetwoodbounder #fleetwoodrv #roadtrip #rvlife #gorving #homeiswhereyouparkit #vacationhomeonwheels #goexploring #livingthedream #rvtravel #happycamper #tinylife #roadtrip #rvfamily #rvliving #homeontheroad #minimalhome #motorhomeliving #adventurefamily #familytravelblog #gocamping #motorhomelife #motorhomes #roadtrippin #motorhome #floridatravel A post shared by Mike & Pam 🚎 (@our_rvlifeadventures) on Apr 15, 2019 at 3:29am PDT\nwebsite\nSanibel Island - Carribean\nPrice: Visit many amazing beaches across the 15-mile island for free or a couple of bucks (It's $5 to park at Bowman's Beach), or you can cash in for an all-out beachfront resort stay that will run anywhere between $200-$300/night for an island retreat.\nAddress: Enter Sanibel Island, FL into your GPS if you want to explore more than 1 beach across the entire island. If you're looking for a beach recommendation, Bowman's Beach is one of the most highly acclaimed on the Island - located at 1700 Bowmans Beach Rd, Sanibel, FL 33957.\nHours: Will vary depending on which beach you decide to go to - we recommend checking the posted times for the beach you decide to visit. Bowman's Beach is open until 7am-7pm.\nWhy you need to go: Stunning spans of sugary white sandy beaches and turquoise waves along Florida's Southwestern Coast; the views rival those of the Carribean - a true island escape in the Sunshine State. You can also visit museums and a lighthouse if you're looking to do something indoors during your visit.\nView this post on Instagram happy place A post shared by 𝓈𝒽𝑒𝓁𝒷𝓎 (@shelbyburzumato) on Jul 6, 2019 at 4:38pm PDT\nView this post on Instagram Couldn’t decide on one...so here’s both. Happy 4th everyone! ❤️💙 A post shared by Courtney Huntington (@courtneyhuntington) on Jul 4, 2019 at 4:38pm PDT\nBowman's Beach website\nThe Venetian Pool - Venice, Italy\nPrice: $13 admission if you're not a local, or a mere $5.50 if you are.\nAddress: 2701 de Soto Boulevard, Coral Gables, FL 33134\nHours: Monday-Friday, 11am-6:30pmSaturday and Sunday, 10am-4:30pmThe Spring-Summer season runs from May 27th - August 18th, 2019.\nWhy you need to go: Swim in the U.S's largest natural freshwater swimming pool and take in all the magical vibes of Venice. This perfect pool will keep you cool this summer having recently opened their summer swimming season. Swim into the tunnel beneath the waterfall and gaze out at what feels like a little Venice or hang out deckside and admire the architecture up close and the waterfalls from afar.\nView this post on Instagram Uma piscina pública inaugurada em 1924. Quase 100 anos depois continua exibindo todo seu charme. ♡ . . . . . 📷 @jopevelloso #euacomamor #venetianpool #coralgables #floridalife #dome #gopro #domegopro #instahusband A post shared by Jessika Winnie (@jessikawinnie) on Apr 6, 2019 at 10:47pm PDT\nView this post on Instagram craving summer A post shared by Carli (@carli.komroff) on Apr 28, 2019 at 1:15pm PDT\nwebsite\nThe Wizarding World of Harry Potter - London\nPrice: $169/adult for a park hopper ticket at the door - they offer TONS of package deals on their website, always take a peek!\nAddress: 6000 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819\nHours: 8am-12am, 7 days a week.\nWhy you need to go: A magical world that will feel like you've stepped foot into the books or the movies; The architecture and setting gives off little London vibes with tons of shops to explore - try a butterbeer or get your own wand. They recently opened their Hagrid Motor Bike Ride too!\nView this post on Instagram I solemnly swear that I am up to no good. ⚡️ #wizardingworldofharrypotter #universalstudioshollywood A post shared by Sara Jane Massengale (@sarajanemassengale) on Jul 7, 2019 at 3:01pm PDT\nView this post on Instagram Happy Birthday to Diagon Alley at @universalorlando. Hard to believe it’s been 5 years already! . . . #universal #universalorlando #uoap #harrypotter #wizardingworldofharrypotter #wizardingworldorlando #wizardingworld #diagonalley #wwohp #dailyprophet #orlando #florida #sony #sonyalpha #bealpha A post shared by Cory Disbrow (@corydisbrowphotography) on Jul 8, 2019 at 8:37am PDT\nwebsite\nDevil's Millhopper Sinkhole - South American Jungle\nPrice: $4 per vehicle that seats up to 8 people; Pedestrians or bicyclists get in even cheaper for a mere $2.\nAddress: 4732 Millhopper Rd. Gainesville FL 32653\nHours: 9am-5pm Wednesday through Sunday, the park is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.\nWhy you need to go: An adventure down into a sinkhole that feels like a miniature south american jungle or rainforest. The trees cast a canopy over the sinkhole that allows for a variety of plant life to thrive for the lushest nature views; they even have mini waterfalls down in the Devil's Millhopper!\nView this post on Instagram Explorin'. #devilsmillhopper #statepark #exploreflorida #floridastateparks #pureflorida #welivetoexplore #sinkhole #gainesville #hikingadventures #optoutside #adventureculture #green #nature #beautiful A post shared by Zoe Zontou (@astrogreek) on Aug 12, 2016 at 11:32am PDT\nView this post on Instagram Alternate views. #devilsmillhopper #statepark #floridastateparks #exploreflorida #gainesville #sinkhole #naturelovers #natureshots #beautiful #pureflorida #optoutside #hikingadventures #adventureculture #green A post shared by Zoe Zontou (@astrogreek) on Aug 12, 2016 at 12:08pm PDT\n*Bonus, the forest walking trails above the sinkhole give a completely different vibe, like visiting 2 different places at a single destination.\nView this post on Instagram Great big world A post shared by alli copp (@alli.adventures) on Mar 21, 2019 at 5:17am PDT\nwebsite\nEpperson Crystal Lagoons - Maldives\nPrice: $20/person - free if you're an Epperson Homes Resident; Tickets for the general public can be purchased here. Price may be subject to change in the future according to Epperson Staff.\nAddress: 31885 Overpass Rd, Wesley Chapel, FL 33545\nHours: Monday-Friday 10 am-8 pm and Saturday-Sunday 9 am-8 pm\nWhy you need to go: A man-made 7.5-acre oasis that feels like the real deal. Crystal clear waters and light sands with a resort style feel that will transport you to a little slice of the Maldives right here in Florida. They have inflatable obstacle courses and other fun activities for you to do on the water too. It's also eco-friendly, using 50x less water than a traditional pool and 100x fewer chemicals.\nView this post on Instagram 🧡. A post shared by jeannie 👑 (@jeanniezervoss) on Jun 21, 2019 at 5:58pm PDT\nView this post on Instagram We often over-think things. Do something new this week! Like a new watersport you've never tried before! 💙🏖🌊 #NewGoals #NiceWeek #CrystalLagoons #BeachLife #GreatView #Watersports #worldstopamenity #paddlesurf A post shared by Crystal Lagoons (@crystallagoons) on Apr 2, 2019 at 2:29pm PDT\nwebsite\nNo matter where you decide to visit, each place offers it's own unique and stunning experience interacting with nature! We hope to help add to your state exploration bucket list; may the summer Florida road trips with friends never end.\nIf you need more adventure inspiration check out these 8 fun day trips near Orlando, 8 unique indoor spots in Orlando to get you through these hot and rainy days, or if you're on a budget, these 8 free things to do near Orlando.\nWe strongly advise that before you go swimming or visit a potentially hazardous location, you check for the most recent updates on potential hazards, security, water quality, and closures. If you do plan to visit a location, respect the environment.