Lake Buena Vista, Orlando, Kissimmee, ..
Tourism in central Florida is dominated by the world of Disney and the kids’ fantasy land of amusement parks that have sprung up on its shirttails. The Orlando-Kissimmee hub can provide enough...
Tampa, Sarasota, Saint Petersburg, ..
The stretch of Gulf shoreline from the so-called Big Bend south to Sarasota and its environs undergoes many mood swings. At its northern reaches, mangrove coast replaces barrier island beaches,...
Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach, ..
Southeast Florida—home of Miami Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach, and other giant resort towns—is the first Florida many get to know. From the north, you first enter Palm Beach...
Pensacola, Panama City Beach, Destin, ..
In the Panhandle or Northwest Florida, folks talk with a twang and invite you in with Dixie hospitality. Oaks and pines, not palms and orange trees, grace roadsides brightened by magnolia, camellia,...
Jacksonville, Saint Augustine, Fernandina Beach, ..
Just imagine! History was being made in Florida fifty years before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock—history of the most raucous, adventuresome sort! The city of St. Augustine, hub of the...
Fort Myers, Naples, Sanibel, ..
Primal wilderness lies less than an hour away from the skyscrapers and bright lights of Miami. Homestead is the threshold between two unique federal parks. At the juncture of Palm Drive, head in one...
Melbourne, Titusville, Daytona Beach, ..
Much of east central Florida was built with an eye toward travel—whether by train, race car, motorcycle, or spaceship. Still, the area balances space age technology with untamed wilderness to...
Key West, Big Pine Key, Marathon, ..
You are now leaving Florida and the United States as you know it and entering the world of the Florida Keys—part Bahamian, part Caribbean, and part plain unclassifiable. This becomes especially...
Everglades City, Homestead, Chokoloskee, ..
Florida is a natural for families, and not only because of the universal attraction of Disney World and the countless theme parks that have cropped up in its wake. In the Orlando area alone, there are kid attractions enough to delight families for days. Many concentrate on pure showbiz or get-wet entertainment; others enrich with lessons on nature, science, history, and outer space. The Disney influence has spread throughout Florida, and here you’ll find the widest assortment of twisting, twirling, often enlightening, sometimes frightening diversions in any one state. On the quieter side of things, however, visitors are often surprised to discover all that Florida has to offer in... + full overview
- Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
- Jacksonville International Airport
- Miami International Airport
- Orlando International Airport
- Palm Beach International Airport
- Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers
- Tampa International Airport
Eastern Standard Time
Central Standard Time (western Panhandle area)
Tallahassee - The state capital.
The Florida Keys and Key West
West Palm Beach and Boca Raton