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Florida Travel: Most Popular Articles

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Nude & Clothing-Optional Guide Undresses...
The naked truth about Florida's nude beaches and resorts.
Florida Day Trips: A Location-by-Location Guide...
These get-away-for-a-day excursions are perfect vacationers and Floridians looking for something fun in the sun!
Top 10 Florida Vacation Destinations
Florida's top vacation destinations include Disney World, the Keys, Daytona Beach and more.
Fun and Easy Tips for Cleaning Seashells
A step-by-step guide to cleaning those seashells collected from the beach.
How to Avoid Shark Attacks on Your Florida...
A look at sharks and tips on how to stay safe while swimming off of Florida's coasts.
Florida celebrates Independence Day with...
Florida celebrates Independence Day and America's freedom with family fun and fireworks for a red, white and boom blast!
The Best Florida Spring Break Destinations
Your guide to Florida's hottest spring break destinations.
Florida Driving Distances
Two easy-to-use charts of driving distances between Florida cities.
10 Best Florida Beach Vacations
Some of the best Florida beach destinations for vacationers aren't necessarily those that earn national recognition as the best beaches.
Florida's Climate and Weather: What to Expect...
The Sunshine State's economy depends on its pleasant climate, but Florida's summer weather is extremely hot and humid with nearly daily thunderstorms.
Florida Special Needs Traveler Guide
A guide for Florida's travelers with special needs, including those with limited mobility or wheelchair bound, vision impaired or hearing impaired.
The Ultimate Florida Vacation Guide: When to...
Here is all the information you'll need to plan an unforgettable Florida vacation - from choosing the ideal destination and accommodations to what to see and where to eat once you arrive.
Which Disney water park is for you and your...
If you only have time to visit one of Disney World's water parks, where should you go? Do you choose a tropical getaway or Florida's only ski resort?
Panama City: Your Monthly Guide to Weather
A look at the average monthly temperatures and rainfall in Panama City, Florida
Your Step-by-Step Guide to Planning the Perfect...
If you're planning a Disney World vacation, start here for helpful trip planning information.
Top 5 Attractions at Disney World's Animal...
Disney's Animal Kingdom showcases nature, animals and adventure featuring these exciting rides and colorful shows with an African theme.
Top 10 Things To Do for FREE in Florida
Top 10 Things To Do for FREE in Florida.
What's New at Disney World for 2015
Find out what's new and what's changed at Disney World in 2015.
The Top 10 Family-Friendly Resorts in Florida
Florida's family-friendly resorts have much to offer, including plenty of kid-friendly activities.
July in Florida: Events, Weather, and Tips on...
Highlights of Florida in July including best time to go, average temperatures, and special events.
Fort Myers Weather
Fort Myers is beautiful year-round. Here is a look at the average monthly temperatures and rainfall in Fort Myers, Florida.
Map of St. Petersburg-Clearwater Area Beaches
Map of Florida's Beaches. Florida Travel.
Amelia Island
Amelia Island is a vacation paradise that offers miles of white sandy Atlantic beaches, world-class resorts, spectacular golf, unique shopping and historically significant landmarks.
The Naked Truth about Florida's Playalinda Beach
Playalinda Beach is one of the few areas in Florida where nude sunbathing is still a practice. Find out directions, parking, and hours.
What's the Weather Like in Key West? A...
A look at the average monthly temperatures and rainfall in Key West, Florida, with an overall average high temperature of 83° and an average low of 73°.
Westfield Shopping Mall - Brandon
One of the Tampa Bay area's largest shopping malls is conveniently located just off I-75. Its great stores and many family-friendly amenities make it a popular destination where shoppers can choose from over 250 shops and restaurants.
Nickelodeon Family Suites Offers Kids and...
Holiday Inn has taken vacationing with your kids to a new level with their own Nickelodeon-branded bedroom suites in the most popular vacation spot in Florida — Orlando. The suites provide parents and kids with their own space and amenities, plus the hotel's family-friendly atmosphere and activities will keep everyone entertained.
Things To Do in Orlando Including Events,...
Theme parks, attractions, dinner shows, shopping, tours and other things to do in Orlando and the Greater Orlando area.
Florida Maps
This page links to several different Florida highway maps - maps for getting to and around Florida and Florida's major cities.
Don't miss these Magic Kingdom attractions...
Disney World's Magic Kingdom has been entertaining crowds for over 40 years and the theme park is still as popular as ever, featuring long-running popular rides and attractions.
Average Monthly Temperature and Rainfall for...
A look at the average monthly temperatures and rainfall in Disney World, with an overall average high temperature of 83° and an average low of 62°.
Florida Beach Vacation Planner
As you may know, Florida has some of the best beaches in the world. It is not surprising... the Sunshine
Visit Disney World for the theme parks and get...
Although Disney World is located in the middle of the state instead of on the coast, you can still get sand between your toes. A stay at any of the following resorts, along with Magic Your Way tickets, will give you the best of both worlds — access to Disney's four theme parks and wonderful beaches too.
Collected Shells During Vacation? How to...
Great decorative ideas to display the shells you gathered while on Florida vacation.
Pensacola Weather
A look at the average monthly temperatures and rainfall in Pensacola, Florida
High Score Tips for Buzz Lightyear's Space...
Tips and tricks for improving your score on Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin in Disney World.
Do You Need the SunPass? How Does It Work?
Florida's SunPass is a prepaid toll program available on most of Florida's toll roads. Learn about how the SunPass works and how to get one.
Lake Mirror Park, Lakeland, FL
Scenic and historic Lake Mirror Park in the heart of downtown Lakeland, Florida offers a tranquil environment for walking or just enjoying the sights.
August in Florida: What to Expect for Weather,...
Highlights of Florida in August including best time to go, average temperatures, and special events.
Design Your Own Disney World Tickets
Guests to Disney World can tailor their own tickets with Magic Your Way ticketing, depending on length of stay and interests.
10 Best Places to Eat in St. Augustine, Florida
Florida Travel names the 5 best places to eat in St. Augustine.
Need help in planning a Universal Orlando...
Universal Orlando is a complete multi-day vacation destination, offering guests two theme parks, an entertainment complex and a choice of three on-property luxury hotels.
Florida's Fabulous Fairs... There Is One Near...
Florida has 50 county fairs and live stock exhibitions, located in communities throughout the state, where you'll find fun for the entire family/
Orlando Vacation Planner
Orlando is an ever-growing metropolis that also just happens to draw millions of visitors each year to its wonderful weather and numerous attractions.
Fred H. Howard Park
Fred H. Howard Park is one of Pinellas County's best kept secrets. Located in the northern portion of the county, it boasts one of the best beaches along Florida's Gulf Coast. Page 2.
Downtown St. Petersburg Photo Tour
Downtown St. Petersburg offers six major museums, a number of art galleries, shops, restaurants and entertainment options, all in a charming waterfront setting.
Florida's Top 10 Most Walkable Cities
While AAA has named America's most walkable cities, here are my picks of Florida's most walkable cities.
Amelia Island Plantation
Omni Amelia Island Plantation is Florida's award-winning island resort destination - an oasis on the water.
Florida Driving
What you need to know before taking to the roadways in Florida.
Free Things You Should Totally Do in South...
While most people think of South Florida as being an expensive place to visit, there are actually a wide variety of things to do that will not cost a cent.
Caladesi Island State Park Photo Tour
Picture yourself on the island soaking up the sunshine on America's number one beach. Caladesi Island State Park is one of the few parks in Florida's state park system that is only accessible by boat. While this makes the island a bit exclusive, a ferry from Honeymoon Island State Park makes access available to anyone.
Destin Weather
A look at the average monthly temperatures and rainfall in Destin, Florida
Top 5 Romantic Florida Getaways
The 5 best memory-making Florida romantic getaways under the sun.
10 Unique Camping Adventures for Your Next...
If you're looking for a camping experience in Florida that is really different, look no further than these suggestions.
Orlando Weather
A look at the average monthly temperatures and rainfall in Orlando, Florida
Find the Best Camping Spots in the Florida Keys
Looking to camp your way through the Florida Keys? Here's a directory of Florida Keys campgrounds, from Dry Tortugas National Park to Sugarloaf. Page 2.
What to Know about Visiting Disney World in July
Visiting Disney World in July? Learn how to beat the heat and still have fun with this guide to summers at Disney.
Your Year-Round Guide to Florida Events
Links to Florida celebrations of history, culture, and legendary annual events.
Fort Lauderdale Vacation Planner
Fort Lauderdale is not just for the rich and famous. It offers a wide variety of accommodations and experiences for every budget and lifestyle.
5 Florida Budget-Friendly Destinations
If you're looking for a vacation destination away from the crowded and expensive theme parks, look no further than these budget-friendly Florida vacation destinations.
October in Florida: Weather, Festivals and Events
Highlights of Florida in October including best time to go, average temperatures, and special halloween events.
How to plan a cool vacation during the hot...
Resources for everything you need to know before traveling Florida in the summer — weather, travel tips, activities and the best deals.
Florida Beach Campground Directory
Florida beach campground directory, listed alphabetically. Page 2.
Honeymoon Island State Park Photo Tour
Honeymoon Island State Park is one of Florida's most popular beach destinations.
10 Free Things To Do in Central Florida
From one coast to the other, Central Florida offers a variety of things to do... some of them are free!
You Won't Believe These 10 Unusual Places to...
Whether you choose to stay at a nudist resort, be slimed at the Nick Hotel or sleep underwater in the Keys, Florida offers a wide array of hotels and sleepover accommodations that are unique.
What's Bugging Florida? Common Pesky Bugs...
Arm yourself with the information needed to do battle against these pesky armies of insect intruders.
Where to Find the Best Shelling in Florida
Shell seekers find treasures along the Lee Island Coast in Florida.
A Month-by-Month Guide to Florida's Weather and...
Monthly index of average temperatures, weather forecasts, best times to go and special events for Florida.
Florida State Road Atlas
A review of the Florida State Road Atlas, a large-scale Florida and Disney World road map with city enlargements, comprehensive index and Florida Discovery Guide, featuring information on points of interest.
10 Ways to See Celebrities in Florida
10 best ways to increase your chances of seeing celebrities in Florida.
Florida Red Light Cameras
A close look at Florida's red light cameras, their locations and how to avoid a citation.
Tampa Bay Vacation Planner
Besides its outdoor recreational opportunities, Tampa Bay is unique in its diversity of available activities. Home to the African-themed Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, it also boasts major sports, museums, shopping and entertainment venues and water parks.
Jacksonville Weather
A look at the average monthly temperatures and rainfall in Jacksonville, Florida
Your Monthly Guide to Weather in Fort Lauderdale
A look at the average monthly temperatures and rainfall in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Average Temperature and Rainfall for Clearwater...
A look at the average monthly temperatures and rainfall in Clearwater Beach, Florida
Why Haulover Beach, FL, Is Great for Naturists...
Portions of Haulover Beach have been designated as clothing-optional and is a popular spot among gays and naturists.
When Is the Best Time to Visit Disney World?
When is the best time to visit Disney World? Find out here the busiest and least busy times of the week and year for Disney World theme parks.
St. Augustine Weather
A look at the average monthly temperatures and rainfall in St. Augustine, Florida
Dine with Your Kids' Favorite Characters at...
A variety of dining experiences with favorite characters are available at Walt Disney World Resort, including breakfast, lunch and dinner opportunities.
The 7 Wonders of Florida
Tour the amazingly wonder-ful Florida where you'll see my picks for the Seven Wonders of Florida.
Fort Christmas Historical Park
Fort Christmas Historical Park is set on 25 acres located in Christmas, Florida. It features a replica of the 1837 fort that was built during the Seminole Indian War.
Downtown Orlando Photo Tour
Take a photo tour of Downtown Orlando showing Lake Eola, the Orlando Museum of Art, the Citrus Bowl and more.
Theme Park Annual Pass Payment Programs and...
Would you like to buy an annual theme park pass, but think you can't afford one? Disney World, SeaWorld and Busch Gardens now offer easy monthly payments.
Top Tampa Bay Beaches
These top beaches in Tampa Bay, situated on the Gulf of Mexico, include award-winning beaches that regularly appear on Dr. Beach's annual list of best beaches in America.
Daytona Beach Weather
Daytona is beautiful year-round. Here is a look at the average monthly temperatures and rainfall in Daytona Beach, Florida.
Average Monthly Temperature and Rainfall in...
A look at the average monthly temperatures and rainfall in Tampa, Florida
FREE Museum Days in Florida
Florida's museums are interesting places and many offer free admission to the public on certain days... some every day.
Downtown Tampa Photo Tour
Tampa is more than just the commercial center of Florida's West Coast. It is an historic city bustling with attractions. Take this photo tour of one of Florida's fastest growing cities.
10 Things To Do at the Beach
Think the beach is just for sunbathing or swimming? Think again. Here are 10 things to do at the beach.
4 Ways to Celebrate Your Birthday at Disney World
Going to Disney World for a birthday? This guide will help you find some great ways to celebrate your special day in the Disney theme parks and resorts.
When Should You Go to Disney World? A...
Month by Month guide to the best times to visit Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.
September in Florida: The Scoop on Weather and...
Highlights of Florida in September including best time to go, average temperatures, and special events.
Driving or Flying: What's the Cheaper Way to...
Deciding whether it is cheaper to drive or fly is getting more difficult. Gasoline prices and airline tickets are soaring. Check out these links to help you decide which is cheaper.
Melbourne Weather
A look at the average monthly temperatures and rainfall in Melbourne, Florida
What You Should Know about Visiting Disney...
Visiting Disney World in October? Learn how to make the most of your fall visit with this handy guide.
12 Small Florida Towns That Offer Big Surprises
Small towns in Florida offer some big surprises when it comes to things to do. They often make perfect day trips or weekend getaways.
See Biblical Sights at Florida's Holy Land...
Experience the sights and sounds from the Bible in a unique way spectacular recreations of architecture and meaningful events of the Holy Land Experience.
Florida in December: The Weather, Festivals,...
Highlights of Florida in December including best time to go, average temperatures, and special holiday events.
Hillsborough River State Park Photo Tour
Located northeast of Tampa, Hillsborough River State Park is one of the oldest parks in the state park system.
St. Pete Beach
St. Pete Beach is located on Florida's central west coast along the Gulf of Mexico.
10 Best Disney World Rides for Kids Under 10
Traveling with kids under 10? This guide will help you choose some great Disney rides and attractions that are perfect for the elementary school set.
Map of I-4 and Hwy 27 - Exit 55
Map of Interstate 4 and Hwy 27 (Exit 55) in Davenport, Florida.
6 Things You Should Know Before Flying to Florida
Every region in Florida is served by major airlines. Here is a guide to Florida's airports along with air travel tips.
Key West Express
The Key West Express is a high speed ferry providing fun travel to Key West from Southwest Florida.
Siesta Key Public Beach
Situated along Florida's Gulf Coast just off of Sarasota Siesta Key has some of the area's finest stretches of sand.
Anna Maria Island
Florida Travel. Page 14.
Senior Havens and Hideaways in Florida
Favorite Florida senior destinations cater to their needs and are affordable. Page 2.
Disney World in August
Visiting Disney World in August? Learn how to make the most of your early fall visit with this handy guide.
Great insider tips for your next Disney World...
While visiting Disney World may seem as simple as buying your theme park tickets and making your hotel reservations, these expert tips can help you get the most from your Disney World vacation.
Daytona Beach: Big Beach... Big Fun!
Daytona Beach, Florida is a big beach with big fun for all ages!
Enjoy Must-See Florida Events in June
Find out all the current events and activities taking place in Florida in June 2015, including Star Wars weekends, rodeos, and more.
Best Disney Resorts for Toddlers and Preschoolers
Traveling to Disney with a toddler? You'll love this list of the best Disney hotels for toddlers and preschoolers!
Top 10 Disney World Snacks
Helping you find the right bite, no matter where you are in Disney World.
Hot ideas for keeping cool in the Florida sun!
Hot ideas for keeping your cool in the Florida sun.
Beach Trolley
Beach Trolley. Florida Travel. Page 3.
What to Expect from Disney World in September
Visitors to Disney World in September can expect to see lower crowd levels and experience less waiting in line at the theme parks.
Caladesi Island
Caladesi Island. Florida Travel. Page 5.
Weird Florida Facts
Did you know that Gatorade was developed in Florida? Find more fun and weird Florida facts here.
Key Largo Weather
A look at the average monthly temperatures and rainfall in Key Largo, Florida
Mount Dora, Florida
Mount Dora's charming downtown with quaint shops and interesting tours, along with an abundance of bed and breakfasts make it the perfect weekend getaway.
The Airstream/KOA Camping Experience
If you're up for an adventure and don't mind immersing yourself in campground culture, the KOA/Airstream experience is a novel way to experience the Florida Keys.
Rainy Day Ideas for Your Florida Vacation
Don't let a rainy day spoil your Florida vacation. There are still plenty of things you can do and stay dry.
How to Stay Safe in a Hurricane
What to do and what not to do before, during and after a hurricane.
Step Back in History at Fort Clinch State Park...
Enjoy a walking tour of historic Fort Clinch, located within Fort Clinch State Park. You will be greeted and admonished by a Union soldier who will educate you on what it was like to be a Union soldier. He offers a very unique and entertaining glimpse into the past.
Where to Find the Best Seashells in Florida
When in Florida, finding shells to collect or for craft projects is as simple as knowing where to look.
4 Things To Do at Disney World on Thanksgiving
Going to Disney World for Thanksgiving? This guide will help you find some great ways to celebrate this special day in the Disney theme parks and resorts.
Disney Decisions: Should You Get the Park...
Disney's Park Hopper option allows you to pack plenty of fun into each day of your trip, if you actually use it. Is this ticket option really worth the extra expense for your family?
Disney World Henna Tattoos
Everything you need to know about henna tattoos in Disney World, including tips for using this service.
St. Petersburg Weather
A look at the average monthly temperatures and rainfall in St. Petersburg, Florida
Walt Disney World Resort: All-Star Resorts
A photo tour of Disney's All-Star resorts - All-Star Movies Resort, All-Star Music Resort and All-Star Sports Resort.
November in Florida: Holiday Events, Weather,...
Highlights of Florida in November including best time to go, average temperatures, and special events.
FREE Things To Do in North Florida
North Florida offers a wide variety of things to do... some of them free — from the beaches to the state's capital of Tallahassee and from Jacksonville to the University of Florida's campus in Gainesville — there are museums, memorials, flea markets and more.
Fun festivals fill up February in Florida.
Highlights of Florida in February including best time to go, average temperatures, and special holiday events.
Driving from Miami to Key West is a Vacation in...
The Overseas Highway, the southernmost leg of U.S. Highway 1 and sometimes called the Highway That Goes to Sea is a modern wonder that stretches from Miami to Key West.
Caladesi Island State Park
Caladesi Island State Park consistently ranks among America's top beaches. Only accessible by boat or ferry, the park's natural setting offers an array of outdoor activities.
January in Florida: Your Guide to Weather,...
Highlights of Florida in January, including the best time to visit, average temperatures, and special holiday events.
Honeymoon Island
Honeymoon Island. Florida Travel. Page 4.
Sunsational Off-Seasons
Want to avoid large crowds, packed attractions and expensive lodging? Make plans to visit Florida during one of the Sunshine State's off-seasons.
The Magic Kingdom
Disney World's first theme park transports imaginations into worlds of fantasy, adventure and wonder. Highlights, directions and tips
Florida Beaches
If life is a beach, then this is where to live it! Here you'll find pictures of Florida's finest pristine white sand beaches and those left the way nature made them.
Florida Greyhound Racing
“Going to the dogs” has long been a Florida tradition. Follow these hints and steps to greyhound racing to place a bet like a regular.
Top 7 Spots for Naptime in Disney World
List of the best quiet places for napping in Disney World, including tips and tricks for traveling with an infant.
Florida Coupons and Discounts
Travel deals for the Florida visitor including contests, freebies and discounts galore.
Camping in Florida
Florida offers a variety of camping opportunities from coast to coast.
What You Should Know About Visiting Disney...
Visiting Disney World in February? Learn how to get the most out of off season travel and enjoy a romantic time of year with this guide to winter at Disney.
Clearwater Beach
Clearwater Beach. Florida Travel. Page 6.
Off the Beach-Beaten Path: East Central Florida
Florida features one eccentric beach enclave after another... follow us off the beaten path to discover a Florida you never knew existed.
In Lake Placid See More Than 40 Murals That...
Lake Placid, known as the Town of Murals, now has 44 murals painted on the sides of buildings around town depicting its history.
Sand Key
Sand Key. Florida Travel. Page 7.

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