© Historic May-Stringer House Museum
Just an hour north of Tampa sits Brooksville, Florida. Weekenders looking for an escape can visit the local parks, historic hideaways, and museums at this charming town in the Sunshine State. Lovers of the great outdoors can spend time in Brookville’s Withlacoochee State Forest, a large park perfect for hiking, biking, horseback riding, fishing, and camping. Golfers can tee off at one of several courses including the 36-hole World Woods course. Meanwhile, the historic Hernando Heritage Museum showcases over 10,000 vintage medical devices, antiques, and artifacts including from the Civil War and Vietnam War, but may also house the ghost of Jessie May.
2540 West Executive Center #200, Tallahassee, FL, Phone: 850-488-5607
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