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Big Cypress National Preserve
My drive through the Everglades was interesting, but not quite satisfying. So, as I made the long drive back to Tampa, I decided to take a detour, with hopes of finding some swampy excitement. I’m happy to say, I found it in the Big Cypress National Preserve. At first, the dirt road through Big Cypress National Preserve doesn’t appear to be very scenic. If you only look straight ahead, you’ll miss out. Instead, take it slow, and watch both sides of the road for windows to open. Those breaks in the trees and bushes reveal small ponds, where cypress trees …