Here are 6 great day trips you can make from your Tampa base.

Arcadia is a small town in the heart of cattle country with a renovated downtown and some great antique stores.  Click on photo for more information.

Bok Tower Gardens, Lake Wales, has a carillon tower with daily concerts among the beautiful landscaped gardens.  Click on photo for more information.

Swim With The Manatees in Crystal River, the peaceful giants love the constant temperatures of the spring fed river. Click on photo for more information.

Dali Museum, St. Petersburg, the largest collection of this master artist's collection in the world.  Click on photo for more information.

Florida Aquarium, Tampa.  One of the largest in the world with dozens of interactive exhibits. Click on photo for more information.

Solomon's Castle, Ona.  A colorful sculptor created his own home and studio out of what some would call junk.  Click on photo for more information.

Much of the information in our website is available in a series of books for each of Florida's eight geographical regions, along with a separate book covering the entire state titled Florida Backroads Travel. All books are available in Kindle versions and some in soft cover format also.

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