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Barberville Pioneer Settlement

This bridge tender's house (pictured below) was built in Astor in 1926 and is one of the last still in existence in Florida. The men who lived here over the years operated the bridge's swing span to allow boat traffic on the St. John's River to safel...

Willie Green Sings the Blues at The Yearling

If your timing is right, you might just be lucky enough to have dinner while being serenaded by a true blues legend. Willie Green has been treating customers at the world-famous Yearling Restaurant in Cross Creek to his brand of Delta-style blues ...

Glamp It Up in a Florida Chickee Hut

Sleeping under a thatched roof on a prairie in the middle of the Everglades. It's not for everyone. But for travelers looking to have a more authentic experience when visiting Florida, it doesn't get any more real than staying in a chickee hut. Semi...