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“A historical walk”

De Soto National Memorial
Bradenton, Florida
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A historical walk”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2013

The DeSoto Memorial has an informative museum, interesting enactments, and a wonderful trail along the river. Well worth an afternoon, especially if you take a picnic.

Visited September 2013
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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“A real treasure”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2013

This is a great place to wander around - it is really quiet, great views out over the water, and a good handout is available, giving detail on the things which you can see on your way along the short trail (maybe 3/4 mile long). All the adults and children in our group enjoyed themselves greatly. It was a Sunday morning when we visited - the park itself was quiet, but it was quite busy out on the water so plenty of boats to see. Even so, there is always a feeling of tranquillity at this location...

Visited November 2013
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Sun City Center, Florida
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55 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great find”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2013

Great little park with nature trail and informative talks by rangers. Has a small museum with very friendly staff. A great place to pack a lunch and enjoy the scenery and outdoors

Visited August 2013
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Tarpon Springs
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245 reviews
32 attraction reviews
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“Nice & historic place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2013

There is a nice (and easy) 3/4 mile walking trail along the water. There are picnic benches and plenty of free parking. A short movie can be seen inside the office building which also houses a book store, displays, and the rest room facilities. The staff was very friendly and pets are welcome - we saw about 6 dogs. We visited on a weekday so there was no reenactment. Plan on spending about one hour to see everything (or just relax and watch the water)!! Also check the botanical gardens (another thread) which is also free and several miles away.

Visited October 2013
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Tampa, Florida
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94 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Beautiful waterfront area, nice for a quiet stroll.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2013

Lovely quiet spot on the water. Nice to share a sunny afternoon stroll. Lots of benches to still and just soak in the sounds of the water and watch the world go by.

Visited November 2012
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