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Discover Amazing Adventures in Northwest Florida 

Adventures in Northwest Florida will satisfy the thrill seekers to museum lovers. Northwest Florida is home to incredible natural wonders that are a must to experience. In other words, this region of Florida is a unique piece of paradise. Palms trees blow in the wind next to canopy oak trees draped with Spanish moss. Without a doubt, the diversity is robust and a must see.

Step back and relax, time seems to slow down in Northwest Florida. This region is also known as the panhandle of Florida where scenic wonders rule. The unspoiled terrain has rolling hills.  Therefore, hikers and bikers seek the elevation change. In addition, the fresh and salt waters gleam hues of turquoise which invites a variety of things to do in Northwest Florida.

Choose Your Adventures

Above all, visitors who seek the unknown and off the beaten path need to experience Northwest Florida. Visitors find either small or busy award winning beautiful beaches. Also, the lakes, rivers  and springs to inland small southern towns and roadside markers. When the lights go out after dark, the crickets start to sing under the stars.

Our landscape is filled with undiscovered places to see and things to do. Moreso, Northwest Florida is home to unique Florida State Parks loaded in nature-base tourism. It is blessed with natural wonders, wildlife, and mini-ecotourism marvels.

Northwest Florida Historically Speaking 

History stands strong as sections of the region were explored by Spanish missionaries. Northwest Florida is situated in the middle of the two oldest cities in the United States. Historically speaking, St.Augustine and Pensacola Florida are the two oldest cities. Narrow trails of their travels are evident and marked with roadside markers. 

Springs, Shores And Scenery Are Filled With Adventures

The river waterways flow in different currents ranging from fresh crystal clear springs creating lakes and rivers, to salty seas washing ashore. The water allows for so many adventures in Northwest Florida so you decided to kayak, stand up paddle or float down designated water trails.

In addition, the charming, quaint small towns dotted throughout the region are the essence of southern charm and hospitality. A must thing to do is admire sunsets, for instance. Fresh local eateries, shopping and discovering historic interest and natural marvels along the way entices visitors to stay an extra day and continue exploring the entire region.

This is a piece of paradise where you Choose Your Adventure—fresh or salt water activities, state and local parks, gift and antique shops, tour exhibits at museums, or relax at the beach.

Visit The Northwest Florida Region

The participating counties in Northwest Florida make up the tourism organization, these range from Gadsden, Gulf and Franklin to the east, Jackson, Calhoun, Bay, Holmes and Washington center the region, while Walton borders the west boundaries.