Florida is the southeastern peninsula of the United States. In fact, Key West, the island at the tip of Florida’s archipelago, is the Southernmost tip of the U.S.
Despite having a reputation as a retirement state, Florida is a popular tourist destination all times of the year due to its mild year-round temperatures, especially during Christmas, New Years, and Spring Break. Specifically, Miami is popular for it’s beachside nightclubs, expensive lifestyles, and celebrities. Orlando is popular for its theme parks, including Disney World and Universal Studios among the top two. Key West is a three hour drive down one road from Miami, over the famous seven-mile bridge, and is a popular little island town made famous by Jimmy Buffett. Naples is a notably wealthy beach town of Florida. Daytona Beach found fame with the Daytona Speedway and Daytona 500.
Florida is a large state with many international and domestic airports (about 30!) The famous Florida Everglades are a wild, rugged, beautiful landscape with mangrove trees, alligators, large snakes, rare birds, and other natural wonders. You can experience the Everglades by boat, plane, van, bike, or foot. Whether you’re looking for pristine beaches, fairytale-like natural parks, rare and unusual wildlife, family theme park fun, exciting sporting events, or fishing towns with drinking problems, Florida has it all.