Historic Babb Landing, 2491 Babb Road, Kissimmee, FL. The Shingle Creek Regional Park is most notable for having the northernmost waterway feeding the Everglades ecosystem. Because this 1.8-mile area was an important link for settlers in pioneer times, hikers can take a walk down to the cypress-lined waters to take a look at a pioneer homestead. And if you want to bring your furry friend along for the hike, go right ahead because this area is dog-friendly.
<b><a href=“http://www.scenicboattours.com/”>Scenic Boat Tour</a></b><br> 312 E. Morse Blvd., Winter Park | 407- 644-4056<br> Right in Winter Park's backyard is the totally unique Scenic Boat Tour, which takes you on a journey to some of Orlando's littler-known gems like Mr. Roger's old house. Besides learning about the history of Winter Park, ons of the best things about this tour is the never ending supply of "dad jokes" from the boat captains.<br> <br> Photo via burtmay
Fort Christmas; Located in Christmas, Florida just off State Road 50, twenty miles east of Orlando. On December 25, 1837, a force of 2,000 U.S. Army Soldiers and Alabama Volunteers arrived near this spot to construct a fort which was aptly named, Fort Christmas. This fort was only one of over 200 forts built during the Second Seminole Indian War, 1835 - 1842.!