Great Ways To Discover Florida

for​ fun and​ adventure and​ culture, yes culture! Read on…

Here are Some Great Ways to​ Discover Florida.

# 1. Fun and​ Adventure

With over 34 million​ visitors each year, Orlando is​ the undisputed theme park capital of​ the world. But if​ you​ are after more fun and​ adventure after visiting the theme parks at​ Disneyworld, Universal Orlando Resort and​ Seaworld, you​ should try the sensational Busch Gardens in​ Tampa, the world famous Daytona International Speedway and​ exploring the Everglades national park.

Don’t Miss a​ Space Shuttle launch…

Cape Canaveral on​ Florida’s ‘Space Coast’ is​ the only place in​ the West where people are launched into space. Being there when the Space Shuttle blasts into space is​ a​ truly incredible experience.

Don’t Miss Florida’s largest and​ fastest roller coaster…

Is Busch Gardens, Tampa

Prepare for​ the thrill of​ your​ life on​ Sheikra, Florida’s tallest roller coaster and​ the world’s tallest dive coaster. 70mph of​ pure adrenaline-pumping excitement. Travel 200 feet up and​ then plunge to​ the depths of​ an​ underground tunnel, with water!

Don’t Miss Bush Gardens Zoo…

With over 2600 animals, the zoo at​ Busch Gardens is​ one of​ America’s top zoos

# 2. Culture

Look beyond the more obvious tourist attractions and​ you​ will be surprised at​ what you​ find.
There is​ an​ abundance of​ architecture, museums, forts, art galleries.

Don’t Miss Historic Wrecks…

Pensacola has fascinating wrecks to​ explore. this​ includes the 500-foot World War 1 battleship USS Massachusetts, the Russian freighter San Pablo and​ an​ A-7 Corsair aircraft that fell off the deck of​ the USS Lexington.

Don’t Miss Art Deco Buildings…

Take a​ stroll down Ocean Drive, Miami, and​ enjoy South Beach’s Art deco buildings. Painted pink, lavender and​ turquoise, they line the palm-fringed walkway.

Don’t Miss a​ Driving Tour…

if​ you​ have a​ car whilst visiting Miami, do yourself a​ favour, and​ take a​ driving tour of​ Coral gables. Coral Gables Driving Tour isn’t just one of​ the country’s richest neighbourhoods, it’s a​ separate city within​ Greater Miami. Known as​ ‘The City Beautiful’ for​ good reason, its elegant homes line winding avenues shaded by banyans and​ live oaks. this​ driving tour winds its way along the lush peaceful lanes and​ is​ both relaxing and​ cultural.

Along the tour are these beautiful sights:

1. The Granada Entrance – a​ replica of​ the gate to​ Granada in​ Spain.
2. The Country Club Prado Entrance – complete with ornamental pillars.
3. Alhambra water Tower – built in​ 1925.
4. Coral Way – lined by live oaks and​ Spanish-style houses.
5. Venetian Pool – a​ beautiful public swimming pool.
6. Coral Gables Congregational Church – built in​ Spanish Baroque style.
7. Biltmore Hotel – one of​ the most stunning hotels in​ the country, beautifully restored to​ its 1920s century grandeur.
8. The Lowe Art Museum – contains European and​ Native American Art.
9. French City Village – one of​ several international villages built to​ add variety to​ the city.
10. Dutch South African Village.
11. French Country Village.
12. Chinese Village.
13. French Normandy Village.
14. Coral Gables City Hall
15. Miracle Mile – the district’s most important shopping street.

Other Bits of​ Culture:

- Hemingway’s House in​ Key West, where the novelist lived from 1931-1940.

- Little Havana in​ Miami – 3.5 square miles of​ Cuban culture and​ life.

- The Ringling Museum of​ Art and​ Ringling Museum (Sarasota).

- Fernandina Beach on​ Amelia Island​ – a​ charming Victorian resort.

- Salvador Dali Museum, St Petersburg.

Where to​ Stay

Choose your​ home away from home. if​ you​ are after home comforts, fully equipped Orlando and​ Gulf Coast homes can be rented directed from the owners at​ and​ They have their own separate pools and​ are set in​ private communities and​ offer you​ and​ your​ family the freedom to​ do what you​ want and​ the space to​ do it​ in.

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