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This State Forest Feels Like Florida's Version Of The California Redwoods

Total Cali vibes without ever leaving Florida!🌲

Southern California may be known for its beaches and bad traffic, but it’s northern Cali that really gives nature lovers something to enjoy. If you’ve ever dreamed of wandering beneath the lofty, ancient redwoods of The Golden State, you don’t have to travel all the way across the country to experience it. This Florida state park feels like California’s redwood forests with towering trees, and it’s a great place to explore this fall.

Pine Log State Forest sits in Florida’s panhandle and is accessible from several different open forest roads off Highway 79.

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You Can Rent An Adorable Yurt At This Gorgeous Florida State Park For Just $40 A Night

The totally different glamping experience!🏕️

Florida's gorgeous state parks are a wonder to explore, from coastal gems to deep forest trails. One perfect Florida camping spot is Torreya State Park near Tallahassee. Here, you'll find adorable yurts that you can rent for cheap.

Narcity spoke with a park manager at Torreya State Park and confirmed that while the original yurts had been destroyed by Hurricane Micheal in 2017, the park rebuilt them.

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You Can Explore An Underground Rainbow World In Florida For Just $5

A super cool light show!

There is a world beneath the tropical landscape of the Sunshine State that is begging to be explored. Florida Caverns State Park near Tallahassee makes for an exciting underground adventure, and it even hides a secret rainbow world.

For just $5, you can check out a rainbow light show at this unique state park that brings an array of colors to the caverns.

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You Can Get Sky High Views Over Florida's Stunning Landscape At This State Park

The views are amazing! 🤩

When thinking of the landscape in The Sunshine State, the word "flat" normally comes to mind. However, Florida has a stunning variety of terrains that both residents and visitors can enjoy. One of those sites is Big Lagoon State Park near Pensacola, where you can get sky-high views of land below.

This expansive state park that sits near the state's border with Alabama is a perfect example of the diversity of Florida's environment.

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You Can Actually See Fall Foliage At This Florida State Park

A perfect shade of fall.🍂

Florida is a warm-weathered paradise. The year-round warmth, however, comes with a drawback in that the beautiful fall colors aren't as widespread in The Sunshine State as it is in neighboring states. If you're looking for real fall foliage in Florida, Torreya State Park in Florida's Panhandle will you all the autumn views.

Situated just west of Tallahassee, the park sits on high bluffs that will give you a spectacular look at the Apalachicola River below.

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This Remote Florida Island Is Like A Window Into The Milky Way

You won't run out of stars to wish on here!

On the remote reaches of Florida’s northern Gulf coast, there lies a tiny island that will transport you to the stars. Or at least it’ll feel like it since its sandy shores are so far removed from light pollution, it feels like you're looking through a window into the Milky Way. If you’re keen on adventuring past the regular Florida comforts into something a bit more far-reaching, St. George Island State Park will definitely provide an incredible view of the night sky for your travels.

The barrier island of St. George holds miles of undeveloped beach, perfect for year-round fishing, sunsets, and general beach bum shenanigans. But it’s at night when this island really shines, with the chance to see stars, planets, and brilliant celestial bodies.

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