George Skene/Orlando Sentinel
Where: Kissimee Prairie Preserve State Park
Approximate travel time: 1 hour, 49 minutes
Hours: 8 a.m. until sundown, 365 days a year
Admission cost: $4 per vehicle (limit 8 people per vehicle); $2 pedestrians, bicyclists, extra passengers, passengers in vehicle with holder of annual individual entrance pass.
Highlights: 54,000-acre preserve, one of the largest remaining stretches of Florida dry prairie; home to endangered plants and animals including the Florida Grasshopper Sparrow; More than 100 miles of trailers for hiking, biking and horseback riding; remote location ideal for stargazing
Other notes: For more information, visit floridastateparks.org