FLORIDA WEB LINKS
My Favorite Florida Blogs and Websites

This page on Florida web links will connect you to resources about Florida history,culture and travel.

The State of Florida is so large and has so many features and people that it is impossible for one website to cover everything.

Fortunately, there are thousands of Florida blogs and Florida web sites that focus on almost everything one could want to know about Florida.

This page includes some of those Florida web links, and a smattering of other blogs and websites selected to help you enjoy Florida backroads travel even more.


FLORIDA GHOST TOWNS

This website has articles and photographs about most of the ghost towns in the United States, including Florida ghost towns. It is a lot of fun to enhance your Florida backroads travel with the information about old Florida towns and ruins along the way.

FLORIDA HISTORICAL SOCIETY
This is the oldest cultural organization in Florida, and the only state-wide historical society. It is headquartered in Cocoa, Florida. The Florida Historical Society publishes a quarterly journal of scholarly articles and book reviews.

FLORIDA HUMANITIES COUNCIL
The Florida Humanities Council is dedicated to building strong communities and informed citizens by providing Floridians with the opportunity to explore Florida heritage, Florida history, traditions and stories of Florida and its place in the world. Their website has some interesting Florida web links. They also publish a high quality quarterly magazine.

FLORIDA MAPS
Go to this site for just about any kind of Florida map you can think of, both antique and current.

FLORIDA MEMORY
This is one of our most popular Florida web links. The State Library and Archives of Florida has wonderful collections of photographs, an online classroom, highlights of Florida history and various collections and exhibits.

FLORIDA NEWSPAPERS
This is the U. S. Newspaper List (USNPL) website that gives you links to every Florida newspaper website. You can also access all newspapers in the United States once you reach this site.

FLORIDA RADIO STATIONS
This is the U. S. Newspaper List (USNPL) website that gives you links to every Florida radio station website. You can also access all radio stations in the United States once you reach this site.

FLORIDA RAILROAD HISTORY
A site that discusses the history of the Florida Railroad that was built in the 1840's between Fernandina Beach and Cedar Key by David Levy Yulee.

FLORIDA TELEVISION STATIONS
This is the U. S. Newspaper List (USNPL) website that gives you links to every Florida television station website. You can also access all television stations in the United States once you reach this site.

FLORIDA TRAILS
Take a walk in the woods with the Florida Trail Association. The historic Florida Trail is within an hour's drive of most Florida residents and major tourist destinations.

FLORIDA TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY
Florida travel opportunities are practically limitless. With thousands of miles of fresh and saltwater coastline, incredible beaches and hundreds of local, state and national parks about the only thing you won’t find are ski resorts and mountain climbing opportunities. Bring your fishing gear, camera and just relax.

NAPLES FLORIDA
This website has everything you need to know about what to do in Naples, Florida, and where to do it. If you can't find it on Florida Backroads Travel, this is the place to go.

NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES IN FLORIDA
The National Register of Historic Places is the official list of the Nation's historic places worthy of preservation. Florida has many towns, neighborhoods and buildings on the Register. This link is to those historic and archeological places located in Florida.

NATURAL NORTH FLORIDA
Focused information on North Florida old towns and natural attractions. Supplements our North Central pages.

OLD HERITAGE HIGHWAY
Enjoy a cell phone tour of Scenic U.S. 441 in North Central Florida. This is one of the nicest drives in Florida.

RIVERS OF FLORIDA
This site covers the rivers of Florida that were such an important part of Florida transportation history in the early days before the railroads.

ROAD SCHOLAR
This organization conducts education tours, trips and events.  It was formerly known as Elderhostel, and has been doing this since 1975.

WORKING WATERFRONTS
Interesting articles and photographs about Florida's major functioning fishing villages and ports. Covers Fernandina Beach, Sebastian, Key West, Cortez, Tarpons Springs, St. Marks, Apalachicola and Pensacola. Florida has a viable and vibrant marine industry. This is one of our most popular Florida web links.


Much of the information in our website has been published in a series of Amazon Kindle books for each of Florida's eight geographical regions.

Florida Backroads Travel, a separate Kindle book, covers all of the regions of the state in one volume.

All books can be read on a computer, tablet, Kindle and most smart phones.

Click on the book cover for free previews of these books at Amazon.com.

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