The Panhandle

Another Sailboat at East Pass - Destin, Florida

One of Florida's best-kept secrets is known as the Big Bend for the way it curves around the southwest coast.

It has a sparsely populated coastline far from the theme parks and tourist beaches, made up of thousands of mangrove islands, spring fed rivers, marshlands and very quiet roads.

This is the place to spot some of Florida's best wildlife.