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Janes Scenic Drive


Janes Scenic ParkwayRecently, I had the opportunity to play tour guide with winter house guests. Besides seeing the usual southwest Florida sites I thought it would be interesting to finally tour Janes Memorial Scenic Drive. If you’re not aware, Janes is an eleven mile primitive road that was once a logging trail in the 1940-50’s. It runs through the Fakahatchee Strand and one of the most beautiful stretches of natural Florida.

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*This article was written by Chris Griffith, special to Southwest Spotlight Newspaper*

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Comments (5)

Bill Roberts
Brooks and Dunphy Real Estate - Oceanside, CA
"Baby Boomer" Retirement Planner

Hi Chris, I like your story, but like your guests, I would still be talking about the alligators. I had an "experience" with a snapping turtle in the middle of nowhere in Central Florida in the early '70s and I'm still talking about it.

Bill Roberts

Mar 28, 2014 11:40 PM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Thanks for telling us about Janes Scenic Drive. Many Maryland retirees are ready to move to Florida

Mar 30, 2014 10:00 PM
Joe Petrowsky
Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709 - Manchester, CT
Your Mortgage Consultant for Life

Good morning Chris. Nice job sharing about this scenic drive. When you are being tour guide, you might just a swell enjoy the drive and hopefully the company.

Make it a great week!

Mar 30, 2014 11:38 PM
Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Condo and Home Specialists

Very nice tour. Our Springtime has yet to arrive, but I know it's on the way!

Mar 31, 2014 07:20 PM
Jennifer Fivelsdal
JFIVE Home Realty LLC | 845-758-6842|162 Deer Run Rd Red Hook NY 12571 - Rhinebeck, NY
Mid Hudson Valley real estate connection

Chris, Janes Scenic Drive sounds like a great place to visit.

Apr 17, 2014 02:31 PM