The Sunshine State is bursting with magical destinations, you just have to know where to look. From friendly wolves to bamboo forests, the adventure of your daydreams is just around the corner. These 9 enchanting places in Florida are totally worth the trip and will make you feel like you're in a real-life fairy tale.

Get your bookmarking button ready, because you will be saving these for your future adventure plans.

Crystal River Archeological State Park

Price: $3 per vehicle 

Address: 3400 N. Museum Point, Crystal River, FL 

Why You Need To Go: This gorgeous state park has a long whimsical staircase and hidden gnome home for you to discover. 

Bok Tower Gardens

Price: $15 admission 

Address: 1151 Tower Blvd., Lake Wales, FL

Why You Need To Go: Bok Tower Gardens looks like it's straight out of a storybook romance. Roam among the flowers and imagine you're trapped in the tallest tower.

Lichgate Cottage on High Road

Price: Free

Address: 1401 High Rd., Tallahassee, FL

Why You Need To Go: Visit a real-life cabin in the woods at this magical oasis in Tallahassee. You'll find a cute cottage and beautiful oak tree at the end of a short trail. 

Seacrest Wolf Preserve 

Price: $35 wolf encounter

Address: 3449 Bonnett Pond Rd., Chipley, FL

Why You Need To Go: You can have a wolf encounter at Seacrest Wolf Preserve and you'll feel like Snow White. Reservations are required!

The Fairy Trail

Price: Free

Address: 1325 Stevens St., Cassadaga, FL 

Why You Need To Go: The Fairy Trail is one of the most unique hikes in Florida. You'll look like a woodland creature as you pose in front of giant wings and sit in a fairy throne. 

Kanapaha Botanical Gardens

Price: $10 admission 

Address: 4700 S.W. 58th Dr., Gainesville, FL

Why You Need To Go: This stunning bamboo forest at Kanapaha Botanical Gardens is like something out of a princess movie. 

Blowing Rocks Preserve

Price: $2 per person

Address: 575 S. Beach Rd., Hobe Sound, FL

Why You Need To Go: You can walk through Hobbit-like green tunnels at this pretty beach and nature preserve and feel like you're in the Shire. 

Jessie Ball DuPont Park

Price: Free

Address: 1207 Prudential Dr., Jacksonville, FL

Why You Need To Go: This park is home to Treaty Oak, a giant 250-year-old oak tree that has enchanted vibes.

Harry P. Leu Gardens

Price: Free

Address: 1920 N. Forest Ave., Orlando, FL

Why You Need To Go: Harry P. Leu Gardens is a lush, flowery wonderland. For the last few years, the garden has hosted a scavenger hunt for fairy doors hidden in trees.

Put these 9 dreamy spots in Florida on your travel wishlist and feel like you're one with the forest. It's the perfect excuse to wear glitter.


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