Fun for Families in Northeast Florida
By Lauren Tjaden
Northeast Florida boasts beaches thick with golden sand, bike trails that wind through the forests—and much more. Check out these offerings that are perfect for the whole family.
The best things in life are the simplest. And it’s even sweeter when they’re free. Check out the inside scoop on these freebies.
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Searching for ways your kids can have fun around Northeast Florida? Here’s a look at some favorite spots.
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Flagler Beach is a retro town with salty style. Friendly locals and open-air restaurants set the stage for a laid-back afternoon. Enjoy eclectic shops, surfing, a classic fishing pier and a six-mile-plus stretch of spectacular ocean views -- with free access to the beach.
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Put the Pedal to the Trail
Situated in one of the most picturesque areas of Florida, the Palatka-Lake Butler State Trail offers great bicycling and off the beaten path adventures. Be sure to stop off along the way for a chili dog and a "muddy Pete" at the Frozen Pelican or do some antique shopping at Our Timeless Treasures, both in Keystone Heights.
History Comes to Life
The town of Macclenny in Northeast Florida may live only as a road sign to most travelers on Interstate 10, which funnels traffic east and west across Baker County. But it’s much more than that.