4 Best Places For Sightseeing In Florida

Florida is a great place to relax on the beach, soak in the sun, and visit some of the most beloved characters at Disney, but it is also a historical gem polished with captivating culture. You will find below the 4 Best Places For Sightseeing In Florida!

Best Places For Sightseeing In Florida
Fort Clinch State Park. Photo credit: Florida State Parks

4 Best Places For Sightseeing In Florida

1. Fort Clinch State Park

Fort Clinch State Park, located in Fernandina Beach, is a step back in time to the Civil War era. On the first Saturday of each month, reenactors bring the fort to life with a living history event that is sure to please even those that used to think history class was simply an hour to catch up on sleep.

Volunteers are cloaked in period dress and are eager to share their knowledge of weaponry with the opportunity to hold a carbine rifle, witness military drills, and see shots fired by military commanders. Behold as the skilled craftsmanship of a blacksmith shows how nails were made. Don’t miss out on the most entertaining of all, the medical practices! Fort Clinch offers camping, night tours of the fort, biking and jogging trails, and scenic photo opportunities. One of the best historical parks for sightseeing in Florida!

2. The Old Florida Museum

The Old Florida Museum in Palm Coast is located in the Florida Agricultural Museum. This museum is another great place to soak up some history in Florida. The opportunity to dig as an archaeologist brings to life the differences of artifacts and ecofacts. Members in period dress demonstrate Timucuan rituals, and lifestyle, in hands on fashion. Try to dig out a canoe by hand or get a tribal tattoo to show your Timucuan status. Learn about black history, pioneers, and Spanish settlements in Florida as well. Be sure to visit the gift shop which offers an abundance of various collectibles. One of the best historical museum for sightseeing in Florida!

Best Places For Sightseeing In Florida
Photo credit: The Pirate and Treasure Museum

3. The Pirate and Treasure Museum

The Pirate and Treasure Museum is a newer site on the sightseeing list of adventures in Florida. Transported from Key West, this museum has found its home in St. Augustine. The museum is decked out in state of the art hands-on learning experiences. See movie memorabilia, touch a buried treasure chest, and use your skills to navigate the interactive touch screen computers to go on a treasure hunt for knowledge. View beautiful pearls and gold coins and fire a canon. This place truly is fun for the whole family. One of the best family museums for sightseeing in Florida!

Best Places For Sightseeing In Florida
Photo Credit: Ponce de Leon’s Fountain of Youth

4. Ponce de Leon’s Fountain of Youth

Ponce de Leon’s Fountain of Youth is sure to bring out the younger side of anyone. Watch as a conquistador fires a cannon and peacocks stroll through the park. The planetarium offers an informative exhibition about European exploration and a knowledgeable staff is glad to discuss the archaeology of the area. Make sure you don’t leave without a sip from the legendary fountain. One of the best adventure parks for sightseeing in Florida!

Best Places For Sightseeing In Florida
Best Places For Sightseeing In Florida

When visiting these 4 Best Places For Sightseeing In Florida, you will certainly make one or all of these part of your adventure, along with beach fun and relaxing in the sun of course!

Lyne is a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. It has always been her dream to create a website dedicated just for Moms since her children were young. Thus, after 10 years, she finally accomplished it, and the Ottawa Mommy Club was born in May 2011. She loves all things Disney and is an avid chocoholic. She was also the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto.She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the City of Ottawa Mayor's City Builder Award.

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  1. Sounds like great places to visit. I will have to check them out the next time I go to Florida. The reenactments at Fort Clinch State Park sound interesting.


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