Rejoice, Floridians! Gas prices are blessedly low right now, and you know what that means. Right now is the perfect time to squeeze in those last-minute summer adventures. Whether you’re going solo or packing the car with your besties, here are some super special road trip spots across Florida to visit while gas prices are so low.

The state average for gas is lower than it was this time last year, so it’s the perfect time to go on some coast to coast adventures. From historic sites, gorgeous beaches, underwater worlds, and more, there’s never been a better time to be bitten by the travel bug.

You’ll have views for days as you travel to these awesome spots, enjoying all the best angles of The Sunshine State. Classic Florida eats, gorgeous locales, and unique activities await at the end of your journey.

While traveling abroad may not be an option for many right now, there is so much to see and do right here in Florida that you can totally satiate that craving to move!

So, fill up the tank while prices are cheap, grab your friends, and don’t forget your camera as you set off on these awesome Florida road trips.

Old Naples Pub

Price: 💸💸

Address: 255 13th Ave S, Naples, FL 

Why You Need To Go: If you find yourself on the historic southwestern coast, you can fill up your tank and your stomach at the classic Old Naples Pub, where it feels like you’re stepping into a magical urban jungle.

Key West National Wildlife Refuge

Price: FREE

Address: Start at the Visitor Center on Big Pine Key 179 Key Deer Blvd., Big Pine Key, FL

Why You Need To Go: Besides being a gorgeous remote state park, this Florida island is the last home of the endangered Miami blue butterfly. If you’re lucky, you might even catch a glimpse of one.

Chassahowitzka River

Price: $5 parking 

Address: Launch Site at 8600 W. Miss Maggie Dr., Chassahowitzka, FL

Why You Need To Go: If you’re looking for a true hidden gem to adventure to this summer, the Chassahowitzka River is the perfect spot. Paddle down the river or detour to the several different springs that branch off it, and you’ll even find underwater caves you can dive into.

St. George Island State Park

Price: $6 per vehicle

Address: 1900 E. Gulf Beach Dr., St. George Island, FL 

Why You Need To Go: Get off the beaten path and explore the secluded barrier island in Florida’s panhandle. Gorgeous by day, it’s positively stunning by night with incredible views of the stars.

Key West Ferry To Dry Tortugas

Price: $180-day trip includes snorkeling gear, trip, lunch, and dinner.

Address: Ferry Terminal 100 Grinnell St., Key West, FL 

Why You Need To Go: Hop aboard this ferry and dive into a stunning underwater world at Dry Tortugas, where you can snorkel the third largest reef system in the world, explore underwater ruins, and the remains of an ancient fort.

Old Seven Mile Bridge

Price: FREE

Address: Marathon, FL

Why You Need To Go: A worthy road trip destination all on its own, the longest bridge in Florida will give you incredible views and a trip through Florida’s history at the same time.

Happy road tripping!


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