Florida, popularly known as the ‘Sunshine State’ attracts tourists globally with some of the best sight-seeing spots in the world. The sunny beaches, various themed parks, the Kennedy Space Center and the all-inclusive resorts are just some of the options in Florida that make for a fun filled vacation. Here are some of the local hot spots:
Universal Orlando Resort: This resort which is a strong contender with Disney world for attracting travelers, consists of two themed parks. The first is Universal Studios Florida and the next is Islands of Adventure. The Universal Studios recreates the magic from popular films like Jaws, Men in Black, Transformers and enables you to experience the movie adventures. The roller coaster rides in Islands of Adventure such as Incredible Hulk Coaster or Dr. Doom’s Fearfall and the latest, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is sure to be a great source of thrills and enjoyment.
SeaWorld Orlando: Marine life can be best explored by being a part of it. Get to experience your favorite aquatic friends at SeaWorld Orlando. Discovery Cove is another place where you get to be close and personal with dolphins and tropical birds. Either choice will leave you with awe, wonder and happy memories of your trip.
Disney World: Who can forget the magic of Disney World? Disney’s Animal Kingdom is a delight for wildlife lovers as visitors move around in open safari jeeps to watch hippos, giraffes, lions and many more in close quarters. The Magic Kingdom and Epcot are also continuous delight to the kids and a great source of family fun.
John F. Kennedy Space Center
Travelers can feel like astronauts standing beside the huge rockets that carried the first NASA astronauts into space. With some luck then you can experience the night launch, an opportunity that is not to be missed. Other attractions here are museums, bus tours which carry you to points of shuttle preparation and facilities for launching of rockets.
The Florida Keys forming a chain of tropical islands are famed for its stunning beaches and locales for many film shoots. It’s a tanning and sightseeing opportunity that travelers can’t miss.
One of the most popular areas of Miami Beach and a hotspot for wild nightlife, South Beach attracts hordes of tourists every year. It rose to popularity largely due to the TV show ‘Miami Vice’. Besides the above mentioned, other attractions like the Everglades, Key West and Castillo de San Marcos beckon tourists from the world over to Florida to sample its varied fare.