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.
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.**
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