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Backpacker Magazine – January 2014
Experience the best the south has to offer: a shoreline hike in Florida, stargazing in North Carolina, and spelunking in Kentucky.
Caspersen Beach, FL
Make sure you scan the sand on this 8-mile out-and-back hike south along the Gulf of Mexico near Venice: This stretch of coastline is littered with sharks’ teeth. “Dig in the sand right along the surfline for your best chance at finding some,” says Jessica Eilerman. Contact (941) 861-5000; Website