Top Ten Active Spring Vacations
Florida's big three offer classic spring-break scenes for college students and—bonus, they're stateside. Life is literally a beach here: beach volleyball, beach contests, beachside clubs, bars, and cruising—all just a drunken stumble away from your hotel. Then, of course, there's the all-inclusive madness of a Disney vacation. Once this "redneck Riviera" wears thin (or wears you out), try this wild life on for size.
Sure, you can do all the usual outdoorsy activities in Florida: camping, paddling, hiking, and biking. And no visit to the Sunshine State would be complete without exploring the Everglades. But have you ever been snorkeling in a hot spring? Ever visited Florida's wild, pristine beaches? In central Florida, try little-known and little-visited Lake Kissimmee State Park (sure sounds like a spring breaker's idea of fun) for a world of recreational opportunities without the crowds; along the panhandle, Apalachicola National Forest is your best bet.
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