Every month, our travel writer goes on a mini-adventure in Florida. She’s crisscrossed the state and has come back with some exciting tales of the people and places that make Florida so appealing to so many. We’re not talking about Disney or South Beach. But those out-of-the way places that are amazing in their own right but perhaps don’t get the same sort of publicity. Here, we’ve compiled a map of her road trips with links to her monthly Going Places column. Think of it as a starting point if you’re looking to experience the true essence of Florida. View Gulfshore Life's Going Places in a full-screen map.