Popular runs include the 9.5-mile Titi Creek, up to 6 miles on Turkey Creek (see
Tubing), the crystal-clear 5-mile Boiling Creek, ... PARKS, PRESERVES, AND
CAMPING Originally the Choctawhatchee National Forest, established in 1908
by executive order by Theodore Roosevelt, Eglin Air Force Base became the
prime use for what was working federally owned timberland at the start of World
Author: Sandra Friend
Publisher: The Countryman Press
The most comprehensive guide to the Sunshine State's northwest region Welcome to the quieter side of Florida. The northwest has it all—prime Gulf Coast vacation spots, powdery quartz beaches, unexpected waterfalls, and historic downtown areas across the Panhandle. Florida's history runs deepest here, from prehistoric settlements at Cedar Key and along the Aucilla River to the Spanish colonies at Pensacola and St. Augustine. Sandra Friend and John Keatley show readers the best of their state's natural wonders and historic sights, the seafood restaurants most worth your time, the most unique lodgings, and a beach for everyone, whether you're seeking serenity or a busy social scene. As with every Explorer's Guide, you'll get the latest, most thoroughly researched recommendations for everything from eating, sleeping, exploring, local festivals, transportation options, and much more. Full color photographs bring the destination alive, while color maps and clear, concise directions guide you in your travels. Now in its third edition, this guide is indispensable for any vacationer hoping to enjoy the region to its fullest.