The Largest Natural Lake In Florida, Lake Okeechobee, Is Unbelievably Serene
When it comes down to it, Florida has a ton of natural lakes. In fact, there are nearly 8,000 natural lakes in Florida that have a surface area of at least one acre. But out of all of those beautiful lakes, which one is the largest? Lake Okeechobee, of course. Lake Okeechobee in Florida clocks in at 448,000-acres, making it the fourth-largest natural lake in the country and easily the largest in the state. Take a look…
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A New Jersey native with over 15 years of writing experience, Marisa has studied at both New York University and Florida International University. She has lived all over the country, including a decade stint in South Florida. Marisa is well-versed in exploration as she travels a good majority of the year in her self-converted Sprinter van. Her articles have been featured in various notable publications over the years, she has a published collection of short stories, and three completed screenplays under her belt.
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