The Ravine State Gardens is a special window into the Florida’s natural history. Originally created by the St. Johns River and established and maintained as a state park since 1933, the ravines are the 146-acre home to dogwoods, azaleas, alligators, fox, otters, and numerous bird species. The 2 miles of paved road that follow the ravine’s natural descent are gorgeous and peaceful. During a cool night in November and December, there is no better place in the area to view the stars.
Local time: 7:15 AM