If you’d like to dust off your bicycle and do some sightseeing on two wheels, Florida offers plenty of scenic opportunities to see nature from your bike.
These are just a few of Florida’s most interest bike routes:
- Sanibel Island features about 25 miles of bike paths running along shops, restaurants, parks and natural attractions
- Lake Okeechobee scenic trail is a110-mile route, mostly on a tall dyke overlooking the lake. The trail is accessible from various recreation areas around the lake
- Sarasota Legacy Trails is a designated pedestrian and biking route on a paved surface along a former railroad route from Sarasota to Venice. An historic train depot and parks are along the route
- Palm Beach Lake Trails provides an opportunity for biking along opulent resorts, homes and architecture.
- St. Johns River to the Sea Loop, about 260 miles, scenic route mostly along A1A and St. Johns River, includes St. Augustine, Welaka, Palatka, Flagler Beach, New Smyrna Beach and other towns. The route includes the popular Ormond Scenic Loop, featuring state and local parks
- Oleta River State Park, paved routes and rugged areas for mountain biking, 3400 NE 163rd St., North Miami Beach 33160, 305-919-1844