Off the Beaten Path from Tallahassee: Jackson County, FL

By Gary McKechnie One of the finest roads in the state is U.S. 90, the lonesome ribbon of highway that ties together rural communities and counties as it rolls across northern Florida. One of those counties is Jackson and one of those communities is Marianna, the county seat. From “The City of…

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Take a Detour to Two Egg for Some Real Rural Americana

By Tony Bridges There are some places that are worth visiting just to say you’ve been there. Two Egg, Florida, is one of them. It’s not really a town, exactly, but more of a crossroads in the backwoods of Jackson County, about an hour west of Tallahassee, the state capital. It consists mostly of…

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Explore Outdoors in Marianna

Editor's Note: Check individual state park websites for possible closures related to Hurricane Michael. The rural town of Marianna in northwest Florida serves as a doorway to state parks where you can explore by foot, by bike or by paddle. Interstate 10 runs through a region of uncommon Florida…

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Florida Road Trip: Quincy, Marianna and Havana

Take a driving tour through Quincy, Marianna and Havana for a taste of Florida's quaint side. By VISIT FLORIDA staff Heritage Highlights Quincy, located west of Tallahassee off Highway 90, is known at the "City that Coca-Cola Built" because of the many residents who invested early on in the…

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