Summer days are going by fast, and that's not necessarily a bad thing in the Sunshine State. Soon the heat will subside and it'll be perfect for a full day of fun in the sun. If you're looking for places with plenty of trees and views in Florida to hang a hammock at, this list will definitely take you there.

Admittedly, not everywhere is great for hammocks. Trees have to be just the right length away or else you're doomed to sit in a swing that's either too close or far; and certainly uncomfortable. Thankfully this state is full of areas with trees planted just the perfect distance away for all your swingin' needs. 

Whether you're on the hunt for blue water views or even night sky views, there's something on this list for wherever your adventurous heart may wish to take you. 

So pack the hammock and get ready to let the Florida breeze sway you to sleep at these 6 gorgeous spots.

Dunedin Causeway 

Price: FREE

When: Sunrise-11p.m.

Address: Causeway Blvd., Dunedin, FL

Why You Need To Go: Plenty of trees dot this little strip of roadway leading to Honeymoon Island. An added bonus is that you can enjoy all the Gulf views for free here.


Crandon Beach Key Biscayne

Price: $5-$7 for parking

When: Sunrise-Sunset

Address: 6747 Crandon Blvd., Key Biscayne, FL

Why You Need To Go: If you're close to Miami, Crandon Beach is a dream spot for when all you want to do is hang out under the palm trees in paradise. 


Kissimmee Prairie Preserve 

Price: $4+

When: Overnight camping available

Address: 33104 NW 192nd Ave., Okeechobee, FL

Why You Need To Go: Hang up your hammock at this dark sky park and enjoy unmatched views of the Milky Way above. 


Ginnie Springs 

Price: Camping starts at $22.43

When: Overnight camping available

Address: 7300 Ginnie Springs Rd., High Springs, FL

Why You Need To Go: Most people come to the river to float the stress away, but you can swing it away here too. 


Blackwater River State Forest

Price: $4+

When: Overnight camping available 

Address: 7720 Deaton Bridge Rd., Milton, FL

Why You Need To Go: This park is the spot to be if you want to have plenty of room and shade trees all to yourself.


Anclote Key Preserve State Park

Price: FREE!

When: 8a.m.-Sunset

Address: Offshore Tarpon Springs, FL

Why You Need To Go: You can kayak to this wild white sand island and spend the day swinging in private. 


Before you get going, check our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your trip.


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