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Washington Oaks State Park

Washington Oaks State Park

Just south of St. Augustine lies a quaint little State Park by name of Washington Oaks State Gardens. This park consists of approximately 400 acres of coastal scenery including a hammock area of towering live oaks, hickory and magnolia trees. The region is bounded on one side by the tidal marshes of the Matanzas River…

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Rainbow Springs State Park – Florida’s Waterfalls

Rainbow Springs State Park – Florida’s Waterfalls

Yes you read that correctly… Florida has waterfalls.  Although the waterfalls at Rainbow Springs State Park are man made, they are very picturesque and well worth a visit.   The falls were originally part of an amusement park in the 30’s.  The State purchased the land and Rainbow Springs State Park opened to the public in 1995….

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Souvenirs and Whiskey

Souvenirs and Whiskey

Exit 380 is the first Florida I-95 exit south of the Georgia line along . Normally one would have little reason to exit here.  Yulee or Jacksonville are your exits of choice. Quite by accident Telephoto Florida (TPF) came across this weathered, once vibrant, highway rest stop, closed when they built the interstate.  Souvenirs and whiskey, both are a billion dollar…