5 Places To See When Visiting Florida

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  1. Walt Disney World. – Walt Disney World is located in Bay Lake Florida.

This magical theme park opened in 1971 and the complex occupies over 27,000 acres. Walt Disney World attracts more annual visitors than any other vacation resort in the world.

Walt Disney World is a huge complex with various theme parks, water parks, golf courses and hotels. Imagine Cinderella’s Castle, meeting Mickey Mouse, enjoying fireworks.

Walt Disney World is a happy place and has something everyone will enjoy.

 

  1. Busch Gardens Tampa – Busch Gardens Tampa is located in the city of Tampa Florida. The animal theme park opened in 1959 and has continued to grow over the years. It has approximately 2,700 animals on 335 acres.

African themed decorations, animals and rides are the focus of this park. At the park you can enjoy animal exhibits, shows, adventure safari tours and roller coaster rides.

Busch Gardens Tampa is a family friendly vacation destination.

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  1. Key West – Key West Florida is located at the southernmost tip of the Florida Keys. It is an island connected to the Florida mainland by the Overseas Highway which is a portion of US route 1. Key West is only about 90 miles from Cuba.

Key West has many attractions such as a tropical garden and the aquarium.

Several United States Presidents visited and stayed in Key West at various times.

It is said that Ernest Hemingway wrote part of “A Farewell to Arms” while living in Key West and Tennessee Williams is said to have written the first draft of “A Streetcar Named Desire” while staying there.

Key West is a mix of different people with varying tastes. In Key West you can usually find a party as well as respect and fun for all people.

  1. St Augustine – St. Augustine Florida is located in Northeast Florida. This city was founded by the Spanish in 1565. It is the oldest continuously occupied European settlement in the United States.

St Augustine is a quaint charming city with a rich history. There are numerous attractions to enjoy in St. Augustine such as its beaches, museums, castles, lighthouses, military forts and even the Fountain of Youth.. St. Augustine also has wonderful cafes where you can relax and enjoy some refreshments.

  1. Everglade National Park- The Everglade National Park is in Miami-Dade, Collier and Monroe Counties in Florida. It is the third largest national park in the United States just behind Yellowstone and Death Valley. The Park was established in 1934 to protect the ecosystem.

Many endangered species reside in the Everglades. It is home to the American crocodile, the West Indian manatee, the Florida panther, dolphins, herons, turtles, and alligators just to name just a few.

You can walk around the park, bike, canoe or kayak or take a tour with a ranger. You can camp along the Wilderness Waterway.

Visiting the Everglades is a beautiful wonderful experience where you can observe animals living in their natural environment while you relax and enjoy the peace and quiet of this gorgeous wildlife spectacle.