Lemon Bay / Myakka Trail Scenic Highway
Experience the Real Florida! Located along the magnificent southwestern Florida coast, the Lemon Bay/Myakka Trail is “Old Florida” at its best. Myakka State Forest has many trails for hiking, cycling or horseback riding.
Olde Englewood Village Historic District via the Old Englewood Loop. Buchan’s Landing, a structure on Dearborn Street that housed a store, post office and residence, was a magnet drawing early settlers and businesses.
Stop by the butterfly farm and trails at the expansive Lemon Bay Park. The Manasota Key beaches are great for relaxing, swimming, driving, boating, hiking, and cycling more slowly so that you can immerse yourself in the history and culture.
Great trails – like the Cape Haze Pioneer Trail, great water activities, barrier Islands like: Gasparilla Island, Boca Grande, Manasota Key, the historic Boca Grande Lighthouse.
Florida Scenic Highways are often referred to as “byways.” One of the main requirements of scenic byway designation is that it show one or more of six key intrinsic qualities: Historic, Archaeological, Scenic, Cultural, Natural, and Recreational. Learn more about the Florida Scenic Highway program at http://floridascenichighways.com/