This article first appeared on OnlyinYourState.com
Exploring those unique day trip destinations in Florida that you stumble across by accident is always fun. Boca Grande, Florida, is one of those places. This small residential community on Gasparilla Island in southwest Florida is small, to say the least, but it is the perfect place to kick back for a weekend away. Bring your flip-flops, your swimsuits, and your beach chairs – this day trip is going to feel like paradise.