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Florida Fun: My Destination Getaway

USA | Thursday, 11 January 2018 | Views [128]

Florida has always been one of my favorite destination getaways. From theme parks, adventure tours, and shopping I’ve always been able to do just about anything in the great state of Florida. For someone who enjoys traveling, I find that Florida is one of the most attractive states in the US. For this reason, I decided to share a few of my favorite things from my most recent trip to get out of the house a bit this winter. 




Miami is famous for its tourism. From beaches, fine dining, and shopping; it was a must on my recent Florid adventure. Beautiful white beach sands and crystal blue waters definitely made this spot on of the major highlights of my trip. Not only is it one of the most popular vacation spots in Florida, but the nightlife of South Beach makes the area even more attractive.


Although the beaches and shopping never disappoint in Miami, we did take a detour to a major attraction in the area. A wildlife park with airboat tours in Sawgrass, Florida exhibited exciting alligators and other wildlife. For anyone looking for adventure in the area, I highly recommend checking out Sawgrass Rec Park. It may seem like a high from the heart of Miami, but the adventure is worth the car ride.


 As appealing as the area is, I did find the traffic to be a major issue; however, there were helpful tools, such as the Florida Nav-Map, that I was able to use to check my route for traffic updates before getting on the road.




Another stop on my destination adventure was Orlando. This is a city that has something for everybody. Orlando is home to major theme parks such as Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, and Islands of Adventure. This time I decided to check out the new Avatar Ride in Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park. The line was long, but certainly worth the wait. The virtual simulator puts you on Pandora’s infamous flying banshee and gives you the full experience of all that Pandora has to offer.


While in Orlando, I was able to able to visit one of my favorite magical worlds. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Universal Studios was an amazing experience. The rides, food, and butter beer was enough for me to conclude that I will most definitely be revisiting this park. I highly encourage any Harry Potter fans to check this theme park attraction off of your bucket list.


Key West


There is so much to be said about the southern-most point of the continental US. Key West, Florida is a memorable destination. Breathtaking sunsets and watersport adventures to last memories of a lifetime make this spot a highly anticipated destination. From jet skis, dinner cruises, snorkeling, and fishing; I think Key West is a must for any thrill-seeker.


Be sure at the end of the day to make your way to Mallory Square and experience a sunset you’ll never forget. Each day we were there, it seemed like the entire population of Key West would flock to Mallory Square for food, street performers, and the breathtaking sunset.


There is only so much that can be relayed by words, but Florida is a destination for everyone. I will confess that the attractions and beautiful scenery has made it one of my favorite destination in the United States. Traveling is such a healthy way to indulge in new experiences. Consider looking into a few destinations that you'd be interested in and check out helpful travel hacks to make it work. 

Tags: disney, key west, miami beach, sunset

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