No Wallet, No Worries: 10 Florida Escapes That Won't Cost a Dime

1. Visit a Beach: Daytona (surfing/partying), Miami (nightlife), St Pete (quaint/sunsets)

2.  National Naval Aviation Museum: free exhibits, flight simulators for a fee

3. Free Wine Tastings: Largest winery in Clermont, Lakeridge Winery & Vineyards

4. Holocaust Memorial: learn about history, free tour

5. Swim with Manatees: Blue Springs State Park, open 8 a.m.–sundown

6. Disney's Wildlife Preserve: 11,500 acres of protected land, free hiking trails

7. Fort George Island Cultural State Park: free park, learn about history, see slave quarters

8. Lighthouses: Cape St. George (climb for free as a veteran), Sanibel (free to visit)

9. Downtown Districts: free events, art walks, farmers markets

10. Parades: Edison Festival of Lights, Gasparilla, Key West Pride, Fantasy Fest