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May 20, 2018

Panama City Florida: Unofficial Capital of Redneck Riviera

Panama City is in the Panhandle amidst some of the greatest beaches in America.

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May 20, 2018

Seaside Florida Defines New Urbanism

Seaside is a lovely place to visit, but expensive to live in. It is worth a visit to see the first and best example of New Urbanism.

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May 20, 2018

DeFuniak Springs Florida. Home of the Southern Chautauqua

DeFuniak Springs is frozen in time with dozens of historic buildings and places. A treat to visit.

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May 20, 2018

Milton Florida Is One Of The Oldest Towns In The State

Milton Florida was established in 1844 before Florida became a state. It was an important trading center during the Civil War.

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May 20, 2018

Pensacola Florida: The Oldest Spanish Settlement in Florida

Pensacola Florida lays claim to being the oldest settlement in America. St. Augustine says yeah, but we are the oldest "continuously occupied" settlement in America.

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May 20, 2018

Is Bristol, Florida the Location of the Original Garden of Eden?

Bristol, Florida is in Northwest Florida, a part of the state sometimes known as Florabama. Elvy E. Callaway claimed that the Garden of Eden was nearby. His claims made Bristol and early Florida tourist attraction.

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May 20, 2018

Apalachicola Florida: A Living Monument To Old Florida

Apalachicola Florida is a small town on the Gulf of Mexico 80 miles southwest of Tallahassee. Its working seafood industry and preserved historic neighborhoods make it a monument to Old Florida.

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May 20, 2018

Florida Backroads Travel Site Map

The Florida Backroads Travel site map shows all of the website pages so you can find your way around.

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May 20, 2018

Florida State Parks: Camping In Natural Florida

In Florida state parks camping is not the only attraction. Nature walks and hiking, canoeing and swimming, are just as much fun as Florida state parks camping.

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May 19, 2018

Florida Towns: From Pioneer Villages To Large Modern Cities

Florida towns come in many sizes and flavors. There is a town for you whether you are looking for fun, history, shopping, dining or a place to live.

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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.  He has a love of Old Florida that is reflected in the pages of this website. Mike is the author of 16 separate Florida travel books that can be previewed or purchased at Amazon.

Mike has logged more than 2,000,000 miles in a variety of vehicles on the Florida back roads


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