Florida, the Sunshine State, remains America’s most famous travel destination; with the beautiful Floridian cities offering several interesting things to do and different experiences to be a part of. Take a look at some of the state’s most incredible offerings for the travellers.
Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, St Augustine
The oldest masonry fort in North America, the Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, is a terrific place to learn about the rich cultural heritage of St. Augustine. There are plenty of things to do at the Castillo de San Marcos National Monument such as visiting the rooms that once housed soldiers and prisoners and exploring the gun deck which provides fabulous views of the city. Enjoy the ranger-led tours that are available to you for free with admission, as are cannon firings and weaponry demonstrations (weather permitting).
Everglades National Park
Everglades is a huge national park and is home to several species of animals and birds and also protects rare and endangered species like the manatee, American crocodile, and the Florida panther. There’s a lot to do here such as explore the Anhinga Trail, climb up the Shark Valley’s 65-foot observation tower, enjoy the pinelands on bike, or take a tour of the Nike Hercules missile base. With so many adventure opportunities waiting for you at Everglades National Park, you will certainly have an exciting time here.
Edison and Ford Winter Mansions, Fort Myers
These interesting places were home to two of the most innovative and intelligent men in the world and of course, their inventions have been revolutionary. If you wish to learn about the kind of lives they led, you can visit these glorious sea facing mansions that are not only architecturally aesthetic but they also tell us about their owners. Do learn about Edison’s curious experiments on the potions tour!
Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota
This museum of art is a beautiful place to visit and is home to several thousand pieces of art created by artists from across the world. The former home of John and Mable Ringling, this place, together with Barnum and Bailey Circus displays several exhibits. There are several other places nearby that you can visit such as Ca’ d’Zan.
Universal Studios Florida, Orlando
There is no way you visit Florida and don’t go to Universal Studios. This iconic place is not only a huge studio where some of your favourite movies and TV shows have been shot; it is also a theme park where you can have an amazing time with your friends and family. The rides and attractions can transport you to a fantasy world of Hollywood where you can have the most fun.
Discovery Cove, Orlando
This is a major marine attraction and theme park in Florida where you will be able to see different kinds of marine animals in their natural environment. Ever imagined playing with dolphins? It is possible at Discovery Cove. It has a coral reef which allows guests to swim with the fish.