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Places visited in New Port Richey, Florida
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Homosassa, Florida

Yulee Sugar Mill Ruins Historic State Park

Ruins of an old sugar mill sitting quietly next to a park in rural Florida.
St. Augustine, Florida

St. Augustine Airplane Graveyard

Gutted airplanes slowly decay in a Florida field.
St. Augustine, Florida

The Fountain of Youth

A tribute to Ponce de Leon's supposed quest for eternal youth.
Jacksonville, Florida

Jacksonville Interchange Spiral

Must form and function forever remain at odds? Not if the Florida Department of Transportation has its way.
Jacksonville, Florida

Abandoned Annie Lytle Elementary School

Jacksonville's highways rendered this century-old grammar school unusable.
Apollo Beach, Florida

Big Bend Power Plant Manatee Viewing Area

Manatees congregate around a power plant's discharge canal where the water is especially warm.
Tampa, Florida

Tampa Theatre

One of the last of the great 1920s movie palaces is a Floridian Greco-Spanish-Persian dreamscape.
Tampa, Florida

Henry B. Plant Museum

Step back into the glory days of Florida's nascent tourism industry at this Gilded Age palace.
Tampa, Florida

Parque Amigos de Jose Marti

A tiny, unassuming park in Tampa that belongs to the Republic of Cuba.
Tampa, Florida

Odyssey 2001 'Spaceship'

The strip club's VIP lounge is actually a rare repurposed Futuro House.
St. Petersburg, Florida

St. Petersburg Post Office

A creative deviation in this post office's design was once a source of controversy.
St. Petersburg, Florida

Salvador Dalí Museum

Florida might be at its most surreal in this museum devoted to the famed Spanish artist.
St. Petersburg, Florida

Chihuly Collection

The first custom-designed building to showcase the works of Dale Chihuly is a wonderland of glass and light.
St. Petersburg, Florida

Sunken Gardens

A luxuriant botanical garden below sea level.
Sponsored by Visit St. Pete/Clearwater
St. Petersburg, Florida

Jungle Prada Site

The site of a gold-digging conquistador's bloody landing in the Americas.
Madeira Beach, Florida

The Church by the Sea

Visitors flock to see this church tower's unintended feature: It happens to resemble a giant chicken from multiple points of view.
New Port Richey, Florida

Hacienda Hotel

Built in 1927, this pink stucco hotel once hosted stars of Hollywood’s silent movie era. Now it's being brought back to life.
New Port Richey, Florida

Pasco County Stilt Houses

These simple structures are living monuments to the fishermen who built this community over a century ago.
Anclote Key, Florida

Anclote Key Lighthouse

Though it may look like it’s missing its outer shell, this skeletal cast-iron tower was built to withstand wind and waves.
Tampa, Florida

Hindu Temple of Florida

A gleaming white tower in ornate Indian style soars above the low-slung bungalows of north Tampa.
Seffner, Florida

Airstream Ranch

An octet of classic chrome trailers speared into the ground act as a tribute to the silver bullets of the open road.
Bath, Maine

Wyoming Sculpture

One of the largest wooden ships ever built is honored by a steel sculpture evoking her once-superlative scale.
Yarmouth, Maine

Eartha

The world's largest rotating world.
Lutcher, Louisiana

Bonfires on the Levee for Papa Noel

A Cajun-style Christmas on the river also involves sky-high pyres and explosives.