Category Archives: Florida

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Bahia Honda State Park – Florida Keys

Bahia Honda State Park – Florida Keys

Bahia Honda Campsite #14

Bahia Honda Campsite 14

Camping at Bahia Honda State Park can be a mixed bag. I say this even though I believe our campsite on our last visit is probably the best campsite in all our travels. Emphasis on campsite. The views from campsite #14 at the Buttonwood Campground at Bahia State Park in Big Pine Key, Florida has amazing views of both bridges, the ocean, an inlet brimming with fish and a glimpse into the camper’s marina. It’s truly spectacular at sunset. So, how did we get this site in the middle of winter when anyone who has ever tried to reserve a site at Bahia Honda knows it’s always fully booked through the winter? Like all the other Florida State Parks I reserve, I get them through last minute cancellations, usually a week before. This drives my husband batty Read the rest of this entry


Long Key State Park

Long Key State Park

Long Key State Park dinner at Sunset with Tom from our Camphosting days at Ft. Desoto

Easily one of my favorite campgrounds is Long Key State Park in Layton, Florida.  Every site has an ocean view and at around $42 per night it’s one of the more affordable options when camping in the Florida Keys. As one of four Florida State Parks in the Keys region, each one is just as hard to get a reservation as the next, especially  Read the rest of this entry

Gamble Rogers Memorial SRA – Flagler Beach, FL