2. Hike the trails at Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park (Nearby Hotels)
Boasting a long list of recreational opportunities, Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park is an 8,3000-acre gem in Pasco County. A protected watershed and park area where nature enthusiasts can spend an afternoon hiking on the 13 miles of trails, biking or rollerblade on the 6 miles of paved trails, or bird watching on a nature trail. Those who want to extend their adventures overnight will also find camping sites available.