Drone Zone: Bay Breeze Farms sod fields

From front yards to soccer fields and golf courses, Bay Breeze Farms in Ruskin has been helping beautify the Tampa Bay area for years. This week’s Drone Zone goes high above the farm to show you how they grow and harvest hundreds of acres of sod.

Drone Zone: Homeland Heritage Park

Several miles south of Bartow, visitors can experience what life was like in 1800’s Florida – long before air conditioning and motorized farm equipment. Homeland Heritage Park contains many of Polk County’s oldest buildings, including a schoolhouse built in 1878 and a Methodist Church built in 1887.

Drone Zone: Apollo Beach Park

The Apollo Beach Recreation Center has a skate park, a small dog park, running and biking track, tennis courts, and a brand-new playground and splash pad.

The view above Port Tampa Bay

It's a huge part of the area's economy, but few people really appreciate all that goes on at Port Tampa Bay. Here’s a view of the port that few have seen before.

High above the castle in the swamps

Off the beaten path in the southwest corner of Hardee County, you'll find one man's vision of a castle in the middle of the Florida swamps: Soloman's Castle.

Green Swamp keeps Florida waterways clean

Florida’s Green Swamp is is an area of ecological and hydrologic importance, and is crucial to the maintenance of our drinking water. FOX 13’s Drone Zone gives us an aerial view of its health and history.