From the waterfalls of the Panhandle to the gators of the Everglades, this road trip will lead you on a stunning journey through the Sunshine State. You'll see everything from a 500-year-old city to crystal-clear natural springs. If you're looking for epic Florida road trip ideas, look no further than this list & get ready for an adventure you won't soon forget.

Falling Waters State Park

Price: $5 per vehicle

Address: 1130 State Park Rd, Chipley, FL 32428

Why You Need To Go: Kick off your road trip with the largest waterfall in Florida, a stunning 73-foot drop, according to Florida State Parks.

Fountain of Youth Archeological Park

Price: $17

Address: 11 Magnolia Ave, St. Augustine, FL 32084

Why You Need To Go: Take a sip from the Fountain of Youth. This one-of-a-kind adventure is tucked away in St. Augustine, established in 1565. 

Walt Disney World

Price: Varies per ticket

Address: Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando, FL 32830

Why You Need To Go: Stop in Orlando for a magical adventure at Disney World and feel like royalty for a day or two. 

Miami Beach

Address: Miami Beach, FL 

Why You Need To Go: Soak up some sun at North Beach during the day before heading to South Beach after dark for its famously vibrant nightlife.

Everglades National Park

Price: per vehicle $30, per person $15

Address: 40001 State Rd 9336, Homestead, FL 33034

Why You Need To Go: Swing by the Everglades for a stunning visual experience. You'll probably spot some gators on your journey through the largest subtropical wilderness in the U.S.

Turtle Beach

Address: Turtle Beach, FL 34242

Why You Need To Go: Take a dip in the bright blue waters of Turtle Beach. This hidden beach is the perfect Florida getaway.

Weeki Wachee Springs State Park

Price: $13

Address: 6131 Commercial Way, Weeki Wachee, FL 34606

Why You Need To Go: For stunning crystal-clear waters, go for a swim at Weeki Wachee. While you're there, check out one of the park's epic rope swings.

Rainbow Springs State Park

Price: $2

Address: 19158 SW 81st Place Rd, Dunnellon, FL 34432

Why You Need To Go: Round off your trip with the spectacular waterfalls at Rainbow Springs. These sparkling blue springs are what Florida's all about. You can even float for hours down a natural lazy river.

In total, it will take about 20 hours and 45 minutes of driving for this road trip — so get ready for a long and unforgettable ride to some of Florida's most beautiful destinations. Happy road tripping!

Florida Road Trip

Length: Approximately 1,305 miles

Why You Need To Go: If you want to soak up everything Florida has to offer, this epic road trip is for you.

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