Wednesday, February 13, 2008

Florida- A Great Place to Visit

The perennial theme park favorites such as Walt Disney World, Sea World Orlando, Universal Studios and Busch Gardens are the focal points for the majority of Florida vacations. But Florida is not just about theme parks. The entertainment parks are complimented by superb natural attractions such as The Everglades, Florida Keys and the Gulf Islands that have been attracting visitors for many generations.

The state offers a wonderful mix of superb locations, each one providing unique opportunities to soak up the local history, enjoy some incredible golf and take advantage of beach and family vacations that cater to all tastes and interests.**

Florida Golf Vacations

An unrivalled golf vacation on the manicured greens of some of Florida's leading courses is a powerful magnet for any serious golfer. A mix of over 1100 public and private membership golf courses throughout the state cater to all skill levels. Given the enormous popularity of golf throughout the state, it's only natural that golf vacation packages are available to suit all tastes and budgets.

Most of the major courses are available via resort and vacation packages that incorporate an agreed number of rounds of golf combined with resort accommodation and access to the resort's guest facilities.**

Florida Beach Vacations

A Florida beach vacation is all about relaxing on the squeaky, fine powder sands, basking in the sunny warmth, cooling off in the clear waters and enjoying the relaxed Florida lifestyle. There are numerous beach vacation destinations to choose from within the 1100 miles (1760km) of incredible Florida beaches that fringe this unique peninsula. Both the east coast, west coast and panhandle region have numerous white sand beaches that stretch as far as the eye can see.

Nearly all of the best destinations for Florida beach vacations are available throughout the year. Birding, surfing, shelling, hunting for treasure, collecting sharks teeth, snorkeling in the emerald waters, reliving Florida's history, enjoying a romantic getaway are all part of the beach experience. You can be sure that Florida has a beach that's perfect for you.**

Florida Family Vacations

Family vacations are available throughout Florida to suit every taste and budget. It's easy to understand why family vacations in Florida are the preferred choice for both visitors from overseas and USA families. The lifestyle is relaxed, the prices are sensible and there is always something to do or places to see.

Some visitors come to swim with dolphins while others appreciate the preserved Florida heritage and history. Florida is driver friendly with an excellent road network and numerous RV parks.

A Florida driving vacation is a sensible option for visitors wanting to see more than just the theme parks. Overseas visitors need not be worried about driving in Florida as the state has a good network of well sign-posted highways and the local drivers are both courteous and well behaved.

It's not by accident that Florida is the 3rd most popular USA vacation choice after Las Vegas and New York. It truly is a wonderful destination for all ages, all tastes and all budgets.

Copyright © 2008 Terry Hely
Terry is an experienced traveler and author of several highly regarded, content rich travel destination guides. This article is an excerpt from his Florida destination guide which is a comprehensive whole of Florida travel resource.

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