Hidden Places in Florida that you would only know if you were a Local.

Sunken Gardens, St. Petersburg Florida

Sunken Gardens is an awesome blend of historic landmark and beautiful natural attraction. Read more about what to expect here: The Secret Garden In Florida You’re Guaranteed To Love

Here you can wander paths through lush landscapes, full of exotic plants and water features.Here you'll find over 50,000 plants, including exotic species from around the globe. Features include a cactus garden, Japanese garden, and a butterfly garden.

Garden Room Cafe at Shoogie Boogies, Sarasota

This restaurant features gorgeous interior design and a magical secret garden. What more could you ask for? Learn more about it here: The Secluded Restaurant In Florida With The Most Magical Surroundings.The gift shop is almost as beautiful as the cafe itself, and here you can find a lovely gift for any occasion.

Wakodahatchee Wetlands in Delray Beach

This 50-acre preserve in Palm Beach County is full of turtles, alligators, frogs, and all kinds of native plants. It’s also heaven for bird-watchers, with more than 150 species seen on site. Start planning your visit, but read this first for more info: This Underrated Place In Florida Is A True Hidden Gem… And Will Take Your Breath Away

Dakotah Winery, Chiefland

You might not have even realized Florida had wineries, but you just have to know where to look. A day trip to this adorable little winery is well worth the drive. Learn more about it here: The Remote Winery In Florida That’s Picture Perfect For A Day Trip.Here you'll find your favorite classics like Chardonnay and Cab Sav, as well as unique varieties like Blueberry and Blackberry.

Eden Gardens State Park, Santa Rosa Beach

This historic park features 163 acres of lovely gardens shaded by oak, pine, and cypress trees, and an 1897 mansion. Learn about this and several other gardens to visit here: 8 Amazing Hidden Gardens To Visit In Florida This Summer.

Pigeon Key, Florida Keys

Most people probably drive right by this little island on their way to Key West, but it actually has a fascinating history that's still on display. Read more about it here: This Hidden Destination In Florida Is A Secret Only Locals Know About.

Dinosaur World, Plant City

This dinosaur-themed park features more than 200 lifelike statues and lots of educational fun for little ones. Read more about this and other less-crowded Florida attractions here: 10 Perfect Places In Florida For People Who Hate Crowds.

Coral Castle, Homestead

This impressive landmark has been compared to a Floridian Stonehenge, and it's just as mysterious. It's made of huge multi-ton stone structures sourced, moved, and carved by just one man (with no modern machinery). How One Man Built This Castle In Florida By Himself Is Mind-Blowing.

Bob's Train, Sarasota

We love finding a new restaurant, especially one with great food and a unique atmosphere. Bob's Train, a restaurant housed in an old circus train, full of circus memorabilia, is truly one-of-a-kind. There’s No Restaurant In The World Like This One In Florida

Edward Medard Park and Reservoir, Plant City

Not many people know about this fairytale forest of toppled-over ancient oak trees. This peaceful place is appropriately named Sacred Hills, and it's a great place to spend the day climbing trees or taking photos. Learn more here: There’s A Hidden Gem In Florida That’s Straight Out Of A Fairy Tale

Devil's Den, Williston

Its name may sound ominous, but this gorgeous underground spring is one of Florida's most breathtaking natural wonders. Only scuba divers and snorkelers are allowed in the cave, so it's a good excuse to learn something new. Learn more about Devil's Den here: What You’ll Discover Inside This Florida Cave Is Almost Magical

Tree Tops Park, Broward County

At Tree Tops Park in Broward County, the ancient oaks create quite the scenery, especially from the observation tower. Fishing, boating and hiking are all available here. Get a closer look here: The Hidden Park That Will Make You Feel Like You’ve Discovered Florida’s Best Kept Secret