Since you are in Tallahassee. Get a street legal dirt bike. The sand and clay in your region ( Apalachicola NF ) calls for a sub 300 lb trail bike and plated makes it easy to ride to trails when you don't want to tow it to the ride area. Lots of good choices used or new.
2013 Ducati Hypermotard SP, 2011 Husaberg FE570S, 2011 BMW S1000RR, 2010 BMW F800GS
2007 Husqvarna TE610 , 2003 KTM 525 MXC