Tagged with Unexpected Orlando

Kayaking in the Little-Big Econ State Forest

Kayaking in the Little-Big Econ State Forest

Another fond Central Florida memory: paddling along the calm, sleepy waters of the Econlockhatchee River, in the Little-Big Econ State Forest–such a serene experience, and, depending on where you are staying, only 30-45 minutes outside of Orlando. Our guide from Adventures In Florida was wonderful. We began our expedition at 8:30 am in the Forest. The kayaks … Continue reading

Unexpected Orlando: Bok Tower Gardens

Unexpected Orlando: Bok Tower Gardens

My memories of Gatorland, got me thinking about other off-the-beaten-path Orlando destinations. Bok Tower Gardens come instantly to mind. About an hour away from Orlando, this place is beautiful, magical even. My visit there deserves a story all of its own, but, as a preview, here are some tidbits from a January visit. Highlights: Wild southern groves, … Continue reading