Top 5 Unusual Attractions in Florida That You Didn’t Know Existed

1. The Neptune Memorial Reef – Miami Beach Marina, Miami Beach, FL
The Neptune Memorial Reef currently spans over a half acre of ocean floor off of the coast of Key Biscayne.  The beautiful attraction welcomes boating and diving, but doesn't allow fishing or lobster-taking. This man-made reef is unique, as it is an “artistic interpretation of the Lost City of Atlantis”.

 

Source: http://www.nmreef.com/ 


2. Devil’s Den Spring – Williston, FL
Devil’s Den is a privately owned natural sinkhole in Williston, Florida. Since opening it’s doors to the public in the early 1990’s, diving enthusiasts from across the nation flock to the sinkhole to SCUBA dive and snorkel this beautiful natural wonder.

 

 

Source: http://www.devilsden.com/


Solomon’s Castle Ona, FL

3. Solomon’s Castle – Ona, FL
Solomon’s Castle is a unique experience for anyone who visits it. Located in the lush Florida woodlands in Ona, FL, the castle is decorated with stained glass windows and metal sculptures. Tour information for the attraction is available on the Solomon’s Castle website.

 

 

Source: http://solomonscastle.com/


4. Florida Caverns State Park – Marianna, FL
Florida Caverns State Park is a rare attraction as one of the few state parks in Florida with dry caves. The caves contain limestone stalactites, stalagmites, flowstones and more, making each cave a beautiful sight to see. A nearby river, the Chipola River, provides a place to go canoeing, boating and fishing as well.

Source: https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/Florida-Caverns


5. Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens – Del Ray Beach, FL
Located in Palm Beach county, Florida lies a center for Japanese arts and culture: The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens. The attraction includes the museum, Garden of the Drops of Dew, a bonsai garden, library, a dining area and a gift shop. One can watch demonstrations, and even attend a tea class or ceremony while visiting the site.

 

Source: http://morikami.org/?gclid=CNWG9faw-dICFQymaQodIdUD_w


Written by Front Street Intern Connor Healey.