Florida Travel Guide

Florida vacations are particularly popular among families that have children of all ages. From hostels and hotels for families to luxury penthouses, Florida offers first class accommodation for all tastes. When it comes to dining out, visitors will have many options with restaurants for all budgets and palettes, from seafood restaurants to romantic outdoor dinners and much more. Shoppers will not be disappointed, since Florida is a shopper's paradise with incredible shopping centers, designer boutiques and small quaint local shops. For culture lovers, there are a variety of attractions that include state-of-the-art museums, art galleries, ballet and world-class opera. Entertainment ranges from elegant nightclubs to live music.

Sports fans are also taken care of, with golf and fishing especially well taken care of. With over a thousand golf courses, golf enthusiasts will have many options. The warm weather here is ideal for golfing throughout the year, although the high golf season is from January to April. Enthusiastic fishermen can choose between inland freshwater lakes, line fishing from the shore or sport fishing, where they can be lucky to fish barracuda, marlin, tuna, tarpon and grouper. Florida's sunny weather and warm waters are perfect for water sports that include diving, snorkeling, windsurfing, kite-surfing, water skiing, jet-skiing, parasailing, kayaking and more.

Orlando offers an unforgettable fantasy world with Disney and Universal theme parks, however, many people forget that there is much more in the & # 39; Sunshine State & # 39;.

Florida also has some amazing green regions with lakes and rivers, the Atlantic space coast and the beautiful sandy beaches of the western gulf coast and the Atlantic coast. Florida has 1200 miles of coastline with wide white sand beaches that are very popular with children and swimmers, as they glide smoothly into beautiful calm waters, which makes them very safe for families with younger children. Natural parks are abundant in the state, including the famous Everglades National Park, the Rookery Bay Nature Reserve and the Big Cypress Swamp. Children will love seeing crocodiles in the Everglades, an unforgettable experience of swimming with dolphins in the Keys and, of course, exploring the Kennedy Space Center.

Then there are the resorts of Naples, Marco Island, Sarasota, Clearwater and St Petes Beach, which are perfect bases for visiting places like Orlando theme parks and the Tampa Busch Gardens African Park.

Florida's Space Coast has 70 miles of wide sandy beaches, family resorts like Cocoa Beach, the world famous NASA complex in Cape Canaveral and excellent wildlife parks.

The vibrant city of Miami is famous for its modern style in South Beach, its lively nightlife and a large selection of trendy restaurants, cafes and bars.

When you need a relaxing break, a boat ride along the coast to watch the dolphins or a river cruise through the mangroves and manatees inside or a quiet catamaran cruise that looks at the beautiful Florida sunsets is just the ticket.

Florida has two distinct climatic seasons: the dry season during fall and winter, and the wet season during spring and summer. The winter months are considered to be the best time to visit, since temperatures average around 23 ° C and most days are dry. The summer months are hot, humid and humid, with temperatures that often reach 32 ° C. The sea breeze of the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean keeps Florida's coastal areas much cooler than inland areas.