Grab your friends, grab your picnic basket, and head for some gorgeous Orlando canoe fun. November is the perfect month in Florida for canoeing. It’s warm by noon and balmy with cool air in the evenings. It’s the perfect season to be outside, and Orlando has several lovely spots to rent canoes and kayaks. My favorite is King’s Landing.
Nature / Outdoors
A beautiful hidden gem of a park, Kraft Azalea Garden is a great piece of Florida nature. Enjoy the oak trees and hanging moss. Read a book while enjoying the cool breeze from the lake. You won't find many people there!
It’s free, it’s wild feeling, it’s got a nice abandoned vibe — what’s not to love? Mead Gardens boardwalk is usually empty and a beautiful place for an evening run. It feels like you’re away from the city and exploring nature. You run over little creeks and around the brush. Jog along a little creek and through the woods and wild flowers. Running the jogging trail only takes about 20 minutes, but if you do it twice, it’s quite a bit of a run.
Where in the world is Dunnellon Florida?! It’s not that far. It’s actually only one hour from Orlando, and it’s got a STUNNING spring called Rainbow Springs Florida. It’s the 4th largest spring in Florida. And good news! There’s usually not many people there at all. Because it is a full one hour car ride away, this dissuades pretty much ALL tourists. (A good thing, dear readers.) There are 2 options for Rainbow springs. Option #1 – Canoe / Kayak / Tubing ...