Florida is best known for its warm weather and theme parks that draw in families for vacations year-round. If you’re planning a visit to the Sunshine State, don’t forget about the natural beauty the state offers. Carl’s Van Rentals provides a wide variety of car, SUV, and van rentals to fit any sized group you may be traveling with.

Little Talbot Island State Park

This island is located a little less than 20 miles northeast of Jacksonville, making for an easy drive in your rental van from Carl’s Van Rentals. There is a wide range of activities available throughout the park including the following:

  • Beaches
  • Bicycling
  • Camping
  • Canoeing & Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Surfing
  • Wildlife viewing

While at the park, you may see river otters, marsh rabbits, bobcats, or a variety of birds. If you’re fishing, look for bluefish, striped bass, redfish, flounder, mullet and sheepshead.

Admission is $5 per vehicle or $4 if there’s only one occupant in a vehicle. Pedestrians and bicyclists cost $2 to enter the park. Camping is $24 per night which includes water and electricity.

Big Talbot Island State Park

This island is located immediately north of Little Talbot Island State Park. The park is known for being an ideal location for photography. The breathtaking scenery will make for impressive photos, whether you’re an amateur or an expert.

Hiking on the nature trails is a great family activity for enjoying the beauty of the park. Imagine a relaxing day in the sun in Florida without the frustration of popular tourist beaches.

To access the fishing pier, admission is $2 per person. A fee of $3 is charged per vehicle to enter the picnic area, and usage of the boat launch is $4.

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Carl’s Van Rentals has locations all across the state of Florida, making for convenient van rentals. Contact us at 800-565-5211, or request a reservation online. Enjoy the peaceful and astonishing state parks that Florida has to offer instead of the theme parks for your next family vacation.

Source: http://www.floridastateparks.org