Walking at sunset on Coquina Beach in Bradenton
Lifeguard post on the white sands of Siesta Key Beach in Sarasota
Old-fashioned trolleys in the historic Ybor City district of Tampa
Luxurious accommodations at a Key West hotel
The Lightner Museum inside the historic Hotel Alcazar building in St. Augustine
Soaring with Warbird Adventures in Kissimmee
Expansive bay and views from bustling downtown Miami
Exciting sightseeing tour on an airboat through the Everglades
Florida, a where-to-go-in-America absolute must
Then, move on to all the magic happening outside of the major parks: Step aboard a pirate ship, watch a shuttle launch, or zip across swamps on airboats. Hike, paddle or cruise along thousands of kilometers of trails and waterways. Spot alligators, manatees and 500 species of birds in the lakes, springs and woods here. Visit the one-and-only Everglades or the paradisiacal Florida Keys. Sophisticated cities beckon to you as well. Discover world-class museums and performing arts venues, as well as vibrant streets pulsing with global flavors, festive hang-outs and friendly people.
Florida is a place where you can tailor your holiday to whatever your soul seeks. Start your day snorkeling among colorful fish and end it by savoring a five-star meal. Come for theme parks and beaches, and leave with memories of salsa dancing and space exploration. There are endless opportunities to make your trip unforgettable. So, pick your starting point and build your Florida dream holiday.
Early explorers of Florida claimed to have seen mermaids; what they actually saw were the docile manatees who thrive in Florida’s waters.