FLORIDA BACK ROADS BLOG

By  Mike Miller 

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May 22, 2022

Havana, Florida - Old Shade Tobacco Town

Havana Florida is a historic north Florida town that specialized in shade tobacco

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May 22, 2022

Mayo Florida : Hometown of a Gator Football Folk Hero

Mayo Florida is a small town in North Central Florida. It is famous for producing a Gator football folk hero.

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May 22, 2022

Six Gun Territory Popular Before Walt Disney World

Six Gun Territory in Ocala, Florida, was a very popular attraction in the days before Walt Disney World.

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May 21, 2022

25 Fascinating Florida Towns at the End of the Road

Florida end of road towns attract the nonconformist. One way in and one way out.

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May 21, 2022

Ave Maria, Florida: The Town That Dominos Pizza Built

Ave Maria is about 25 miles east of Naples. The founder of Dominos, Tom Monaghan, was the leader of the effort that created this beautiful new town.

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May 21, 2022

Boca Grande, Florida: Peace and Quiet at the End of the Road

Boca Grande is a quaint village on Gasparilla Island that attracts people who like peace and quiet.

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May 20, 2022

Melbourne Florida: On the Space Coast and Indian River

Melbourne, Florida is a small city on the Indian River Lagoon in Central East Florida. It was named after Melbourne, Australia.

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May 20, 2022

History of Key West, Florida. Conchs, Cubans, and Cigars

Key West, Florida, both town and island, was originally called Cayo Hueso by the Spanish

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May 20, 2022

Interlachen,Florida. Town Between the Lakes

Interlachen, Florida is a small Northeast Florida town that developed as a agricultural and tourism center.

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May 19, 2022

Florida Ghost Towns. Memories on the Back Roads

Florida ghost towns still exist in a fast growing state. As natural resources were depleted and railroads closed, some towns faded into history.

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Mike Miller, Florida Author and owner of  Florida Backroads Travel



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Mike Miller has lived in Florida since 1960. He graduated as a civil engineer from the University of Florida and has lived and worked in most areas of the state.  His love of Florida is reflected in the pages of this website. Mike is the author of 25 books.  Many of the books are about Florida and can be previewed or purchased at Amazon.


Mike has logged more than 2,000,000 miles in 37 different vehicles on the Florida back roads



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