Holiday (and Everyday!) Shopping at Base and Range in Madison, Florida

Welcome to Madison, one of Natural North Florida’s most scenic small towns.  Located in Madison County, just south of the Florida/Georgia line, Madison is an exciting place to spend a day of holiday (or any day!) shopping and dining. Expect bargains galore, year-round, at Madison’s many antique shops! Even if you don’t make it to …

4 North Florida Destinations Worth Exiting I-10 For

If you’re road tripping across the country, exploring big cities like New Orleans or San Antonio, or simply heading to the beautiful beaches in the Florida Panhandle, you’re bound to spend a good deal of driving time on Interstate 10. The 330 miles across Florida from Pensacola to Jacksonville may seem lengthy at first. But …

10 Wonderful Waters For Summer Heat in Natural North Florida

For folks looking to escape the summer heat, Natural North Florida provides countless opportunities to cool down with its extensive collection of springs, rivers, lakes, and coastline. Most of Florida’s 700 identified freshwater springs are located in North Florida or along the Gulf Coast, and more than 40 are open to the public. Our section …

Grace Manor Bed and Breakfast, in Historic Greenville, Florida

    Before I extol the beauty and comfort of Grace Manor B&B, a few words about Greenville.  Located between Monticello and Madison on US90, Greenville was an early rail hub for a booming forest products industry.  In fact, it was at one time a larger town than either Monticello or Madison, the Madison County …

Heading To The Water? Use Florida Boat Ramp Finder For The Best Access

If you’re heading to the Gulf, the rivers or the lakes in our Natural North Florida region, be assured we have plenty of boat ramps with public access for your use.  And the best way to find them is to use the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Boat Ramp Finder.  It’s a complete listing, …

Homecoming Days, Lee, FL, March 20 and 21, 2015

Activities for this year’s Lee Days include a children’s tractor pull, cake auction and a Pine Wood Derby.  Lee is located in Madison County and the event promises to be fun for folks of all ages. Lee Homecoming Day Schedule March 20-21, 2015 SATURDAY MARCH 21, 2015 7:00 a.m. PANCAKE BREAKFAST AT (LEE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH) 10:00 …

Greenville’s Dixie Plantation

Exploring the 9000-acre Dixie Plantation, it’s not hard to imagine yourself many decades in the past. The Continental Field Trial for quail hunting dogs are still held here each year, as they have been since 1937. The imposing plantation home still stands. Although it was damaged in a fire that set back its renovation efforts …

Natural North Florida Album: Honey Lake Plantation

With services ranging from a salon and spa to a smokehouse and wild-game processing facility, Honey Lake Plantation in Greenville is a truly one-of-a-kind destination. Offering lodging, event hosting, hunting and fishing, corporate retreats and more, Honey Lake occupies 4,700 acres of Madison County that underwent a $30 million renovation to become a resort. With …

‘Going Down The Road Being Bad’–Well, Maybe.

With apologies to the late, great Carl Perkins for stealing his song title…just an announcement that the travel.naturalnorthflorida blogger crew is meeting up with famous writer and raconteur Doc Lawrence later today for a grand tour of Madison, Jefferson and Leon counties. With the major emphasis on food and food producers in these northernmost Florida …