We're a family of 4 going to Florida next month. We're staying 3 nights in Fort Lauderdale/Miami area, and we'd then like to se the Gulf Coast. We are not Beach or boat people in the sense that we need to stay next to water. Kids much prefer private pool, so I'd be looking for a private home with pool to rent. I was looking at Cape Coral area, but have been warned that it takes a long time to get to the large roads, to explore. We've been to Orlando area and the Keys before, and would like drive around the west coast of Florida. We love nature, animals, hot springs and lakes.
Could anybody recommend a nice place to stay?