Visiting Florida

Going on holiday to Florida can be fantastic if you’re seeking a fun-filled break that has something for everyone in your family.

And while visiting Walt Disney World can certainly provide you with memories that last a lifetime, you should endeavour to see some of the other attractions that the US state has to offer.

Whatever your interests, you can be certain of having fantastic cheap summer holidays in Florida. So while the Mickey Mouse resort is certainly an iconic part of trips here, it is by no means the only place you should check out.

Perhaps you’ve already been to Walt Disney World and are wondering what other theme parks can be found in the region. You will certainly find yourself in luck; the state is awash with resorts that provide fun for all the family.

And one place that is sure to offer plenty of thrills and spills is the Magical Midway. With a go-kart track and numerous arcade games, you could find a trip here makes for a fantastic day out.

You may also want to visit Busch Gardens. If you’re keen to go on high-octane rides during Florida holidays, you are sure to find that its numerous rollercoasters and log flumes will satisfy.

But Busch Gardens is not all about adrenalin-pumping action. The resort contains a number of animal enclosures, giving you the chance to get up close to exotic creatures such as hippos, gorillas, meerkats and chimpanzees, while there are also rides and attractions suitable for young children.

If underwater creatures are your thing, then SeaWorld Orlando may be the perfect place for you. The marine wildlife that can be found here ranges from sea lions to whales, as animals and staff come together to put on an array of family-friendly shows all year round.

But holidays to Florida offer much more than just theme parks. Should you want to go on a captivating city break, it can be the ideal destination. Orlando is one of the state’s biggest cities and while also containing SeaWorld, it is home to some captivating cultural institutions such as the Orlando Science Center and the Orlando Museum of Art.

Alternatively, you might wish to visit Miami. The coastal city is famous for its bustling nightlife and fantastic restaurant scene.

For a respite from the urban landscapes during your Florida holiday, a trip to the Everglades National Park may be advisable.

Spanning some 2,400 square miles, getting back to nature while at the national park should be a cinch.

A designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, canoeing, cycling and kayaking are among the many activities you can take part in, with its vast number of walking trails making it perfect for hiking.

And as it is home to the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States, there should be plenty of opportunity to spot some wildlife, whether it’s crocodiles, alligators, toads or newts. You can even indulge in a spot of fishing at the Everglades, a pastime you can enjoy while visiting the Florida Keys.

With so many things to see and do in Florida, you may struggle to fit in a visit to Walt Disney World during your holiday. Whatever you get up to, you can be sure that a trip here will be an experience to remember.

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