Photo: News-Journal, Jewell Tomazin
“Between the Ormond Scenic Loop and Trail, The Casements and Rockefeller Gardens, and beachfront parks, Florida’s north Volusia County is home to many photo-worthy places.

One of Florida’s well-known scenic routes, the Ormond Scenic Loop and Trail, is stunning and diverse from start to finish.

Narrow roads pass through preserved oceanfront on Highway A1A, wind along rivers and creeks on High Bridge Road and Walter Boardman Lane, venture beneath oaks and beside sugar mill ruins on Old Dixie Highway and are lined by the luxurious waterfront homes on John Anderson Drive…

With a loop of more than 30 miles surrounding the Halifax River, there are beautiful sights on every corner. Pictures do no justice to the trail, best explored by car or by bicycle, for those who have the endurance.

Only a few feet of land separates the road in some areas, which winds along marsh, creeks and rivers on High Bridge Road.

Preserved barrier island and dune habitats can be seen along parts of John Anderson Drive and A1A, giving passersby a glimpse of Old Florida…”

— Jewell Tomazin, News-Journal
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