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Roadside Attractions Map - Florida. Fodor's Travel. Animal Encounters While Florida is known for one particular animated mouse, there is a lot of genuine wildlife here, too.

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In terms of biodiversity, the state ranks third in the country, with approximately 1,200 different kinds of critters. Alligators. Florida has more than 1.3 million resident alligators. You can witness them doing inane tricks at places like Gatorland, but gator spotting in the wild is far more rewarding. Birds. Manatees. Sea Turtles. Life in the Fast Lane The Sunshine State has been satisfying visitors' need for speed ever since Henry Ford and his snowbird buddies started using Ormond Beach as a test track. Fort Lauderdale.

Fort Lauderdale is located on the southeastern coast of Florida just thirty miles north of Miami.

Fort Lauderdale

It has beautiful broad beaches, an affluent waterfront neighborhood along its Intracoastal Waterway, a vibrant downtown commercial district and vast areas of suburban neighborhoods. Fort Lauderdale is very similar to nearby Miami, but smaller and less congested. Its beaches are a bit more approachable with ample parking and affordable accommodations. © Mike Leco / USATourist.comLuxury home in Fort Lauderdale situated on man-made canal. The Venice of America The Intracoastal Waterway, that navigable series of rivers, bays, canals and channels that extends along the entire eastern seaboard of the United States, divides the beach areas from downtown Fort Lauderdale.

Tampa & St Petersburg

Problem loading page. Everglades. Miami. Key West. Fort Myers, Florida. Fort Myers grundades 1876 som ett fort som försvar mot Seminoleindianerna.

Fort Myers, Florida

Idag lockas människor hit av helt andra orsaker. Framför allt lockar områdets fantastiska sandstränder, 80 kilometer långa och bitvis upp till 400 meter breda. Till Fort Myers räknas också Sanibel Island och Captiva Island. Dessa öar är exklusiva och har en härlig karibisk atmosfär. De breda och vackra stränderna är täckta av miljontals snäckskal. Biscayne National Park. Amerikaexpertens Floridafavoriter. Ocean Drive, Miami.

Amerikaexpertens Floridafavoriter

För kändisspotting och färgglada drinkar. Foto Thinkstock Johnny GardsäterYrke: Ordförande för USA:s turistbyrå i Sverige. Gillar på resan: aktiviteter i alla dess former. Många drömmer om The Sunshine State, Florida. 1 Orlando Barnens favorit Orlando är alla barns och vuxnas stora lekplats där utbudet av attraktioner är enormt. 2 Fort Lauderdale Shopping i USA:s Venedig Fort Lauderdale var för länge sedan en trist charterort, men har sedan dess genomgått många förändringar till det bättre. 3 Miami Beach Nattliv & kändisjakt. Florida – från Disney till månen. Florida.

Florida – från Disney till månen

Symbolen för det konstgjorda USA. Med grädde utan grädde, ost utan ost och muffins med konstgjorda blåbär av färgade sojakulor. Det är kylig gryning i Clearwater Beach. Jetlagad och felvaknad simmar jag längd efter längd i den uppvärmda poolen. På en telefontråd sitter sju papegojor som för att markera att jag inte längre är hemma. Torkar mig och går in för att göra frukost åt familjen.

När jag var liten trodde jag bestämt att livet skulle bli såhär. Ont om naturliga produkter I dag har Florida i stället kommit att bli symbolen för det usa vi älskar att hata. Best Beaches in Florida. © Jorge Gonzalez With its Art Deco motif, active nightlife and world-class sand, Miami's South Beach is a popular destination for both American and international tourists.

Best Beaches in Florida

There are a lot of beaches to choose from in Florida. The state is surrounded by ocean on three sides and has over 800 miles of beach front with thousands of miles of additional shoreline on the many bays and inlets. As is common along most of the eastern coast of the US, the Florida beaches are usually located on long narrow islands or sand bars separated from the mainland by back bays or salt water marshes.

The beaches are usually accessible via long bridges or causeways. It would be impractical to describe every one, so we will limit this page to those considered to be the best beaches in Florida. Florida Atlantic Coast Beaches The Atlantic Coast beaches on the eastern shores of the state offer the best surf and attract the most tourists. Florida Beach Vacation Planner. Updated January 21, 2016.

Florida Beach Vacation Planner

As you may know, Florida has some of the best beaches in the world. It is not surprising... the Sunshine State is nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico providing coastline – some 1200 miles – which offers sun worshipers many types of beach experiences. No matter where you are in Florida, there is a beach just a short drive away – from the Panhandle to the Keys and every place in between. So, sit back and explore... surf some of Florida's best beaches from the comfort of your home. We've got everything beachy right here on the next few pages! Florida's Top Beaches - For almost 15 years, every Memorial Day weekend, Dr. Simply Sand-sational Beaches - Beach lovers love sand, and Florida has some of the finest!

Disabled Beach Access - No vacation to Florida is complete without a trip to the beach, and that also goes for the disabled.

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