Visiting Small-Town Florida

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This new edition of Bruce Hunt’s popular guide reveals the real, old-time Florida still to be found on the back roads of the Sunshine state in little towns that lure you in with their quaintness and keep you there for a spell with their friendly occupants. The towns featured all have a population of less than 10,000. The author revisited all the towns in the book for this update. He chatted with the inhabitants to get the inside story on how things have changed—and how they haven’t. He introduces each town’s ...

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Overview

This new edition of Bruce Hunt’s popular guide reveals the real, old-time Florida still to be found on the back roads of the Sunshine state in little towns that lure you in with their quaintness and keep you there for a spell with their friendly occupants. The towns featured all have a population of less than 10,000. The author revisited all the towns in the book for this update. He chatted with the inhabitants to get the inside story on how things have changed—and how they haven’t. He introduces each town’s history, museums, galleries, antiques shops, local eateries, and anything else he could find, including fishing holes and unusual and endearing local characters. This travelogue and guidebook lets you experience the flavor of Florida’s back-road burgs and provides directions, addresses, phone numbers, and websites. Illustrated with the author’s photographs. Includes maps.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781561644889
  • Publisher: Pineapple Press, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/15/2011
  • Edition description: Third Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 935,852
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Bruce Hunt is a native Floridian author, photographer, and illustrator living in Tampa. He has authored eight books on Florida travel and history, and has written and photographed numerous articles for newspapers and magazines. He spent five years as a regular feature writer and photographer for DuPont Registry Tampa Bay Magazine. His work has also appeared in the St. Petersburg Times, the Tampa Tribune, Backpacker Magazine, Rock & Ice Magazine, Skydiving Magazine, and Celebrity Car Magazine, among others. In addition he operates Bruce Hunt Images, an e-commerce website with over 1000 of his best images, available for publication and advertising businesses.

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Table of Contents

DEDICATION and ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

 

INTRODUCTION

 

NORTH REGION:

 Map

 Milton, Bagdad

DeFuniak Springs

Two Egg

Quincy

Havana

Fernandina Beach

Seaside

Apalachicola, St. George Island, Carrabelle

Wakulla Springs

St. Marks, Sopchoppy

Jasper

White Springs

Keaton Beach, Dekle Beach

Steinhatchee

High Springs

Micanopy, Cross Creek, Evinston, McIntosh

Crescent City, Welaka

Cedar Key

Rosewood

 

CENTRAL REGION:

 Map

Yankeetown

Dunnellon

Oklawaha

Cassadaga

Lake Helen

Mt. Dora

Lake Wales

Inverness

Floral City, Pineola, Istachatta, Nobleton

Aripeka, Chassahowitzka, Bayport, Ozello

Webster

Trilby, Lacoochee

Dade City

Christmas

Yeehaw Junction

Egmont Key

Anna Maria, Holmes Beach

Cortez

Lake Placid

Arcadia

 

SOUTH REGION:

 Map

 Boca Grande

Clewiston

Briny Breezes

Matlacha, Bokeelia, Pineland, St. James City

Sanibel, Captiva

Koreshan State Historic Site

Goodland

Everglades City

Chokoloskee

Ochopee

Card Sound

Stiltsville

Tavernier, Islamorada

Big Pine Key

 

APPENDIX

INDEX

 

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