Not only does Florida have ideal weather the majority of the time, but it also has many areas that are high tourist attraction hot spots. Orlando, Key West, Tampa and Miami are just some of the most visited areas in this sunny state. Each of these places offers a whirlwind of activities, shopping ventures, entertainment, water adventures and more.
The most popular of all Florida destinations is Walt Disney World in Orlando. With many theme parks, swimming and water fun areas, restaurants, shopping choices and various other types of entertainment, Walt Disney World is not just for kids as some might think. People of all ages come to Walt Disney World with or without children in tow.
Cape Canaveral, Cocoa Beach and Kennedy Space Center in Florida are a short distance from Orlando and fascinating to visit. This is the where you can learn all you wanted to know about NASA and space. There is a Space Museum and well-educated staff to guide you through to answer questions. The Space Center also offers a great Space Camp for your children to become involved in. There they will learn about the training of an astronaut.
Are you a racing fan? If the answer is yes, then head for Daytona. They are known for the ever-popular Daytona 500. However, car racing is not all they do. They have dog and horse racing there as well. Daytona is the host of such events as Bike Week and Biketoberfest. Daytona Beach is also a hot spot, as it is one of the most popular beaches in Florida.
Looking to sail away? Stop in Miami and take a cruise that you have been wanting to take. Visit Gator Park and watch the alligators in their natural habitat while they feed. Take a tour through the Everglades or ride in an airboat. Fishing is great here as well.
If you are looking for a bit of history visit St. Augustine’s, Florida. This center is known to be the oldest city not only in Florida, but also in the United States. There are old buildings along with forts, lookouts and stores that fill the area. Carriage rides are offered for a truly romantic ride to explore this historical city.
Tampa, Florida is home to Busch Gardens, a family oriented theme park. With rides, entertainment and water play you will be entertained and amused. This great city also offers its tourists the Florida Aquarium, the Museum of Science and Industry, the Lowry Park Zoo, camping and water adventures, the Worlds of Discovery and more.
For a relaxing and fun filled vacation, Florida is the place to be. It has everything that one looks for in a vacation. For those who want to kick back and relax a day at the beach followed by a romantic sunset is what you will enjoy. For the more energetic who want to be entertained, visit any one of the numerous activities or theme parks for a whole lot more action.
Author: Dan Carson