Things I collect - Arkansas quartz crystals. Hubby and I enjoyed crystal digging when we lived there. And we always loved seeing the lady with the Mimi makeup who worked in the shop at one of the mines.
Hot-Spring Hopping in Central Florida averages winter highs of 73, has more than 240 days of sunshine a year & 700 freshwater springs. Each crystal-clear springs maintains a year-round temp of 72. Blue Springs State Park ($6), 40 min. from Orlando, is a winter fave among scuba divers, snorkelers, & manatees as well as hikers, kayakers, & riverboaters.