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Here you will find everything from Gardens
and Theatres to Theme Parks and Aquariums.
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Soto National Memorial
Located in Bradenton, FL
De Soto National Memorial commemorates the landing and legacy
of the 1539 expedition of Hernando De Soto
Tortugas National Park
Located in Key West, FL
The area is known for its famous bird and marine life, and its
legends of pirates and sunken gold. Ft. Jefferson, the largest
of the 19th century American coastal forts is a central feature.
Lakes State Recreation Area
P.O. Box 989 Wewahitchka, FL 32465. Tel:850-639-2702
Dead Lakes is reported to have been formed when sand bars created
by the current of the Apalachicola River blocked the Chipola River.
The ensuing high water killed thousands of trees in the floodplain,
giving the area its name.
Pass State Park
Separated from the mainland by mangrove swamps and tidal creeks,
this recreation area is a narrow barrier island on Florida's southwest
Pedro Island State Recreation Area
P.O. Box 1150 Boca Grande, FL 33921. Tel:941-964-0375
Recreational activities offered at Don Pedro Island State Recreation
Area include year-round swimming in the Gulf of Mexico, sunbathing
and shelling. Caution should be taken when swimming as there are
no lifeguards on duty at this site. Visitors are reminded that
it is prohibited to remove live shells
Explore the magic of the 4 Disney Theme Parks - Magic Kingdom,
Animal Kingdom, Epcot & MGM Studios
Leon Springs State Recreation Area
De Leon Springs, Florida
One of the most popular attractions at De Leon Springs State Park
is their unique restaurant. Inside the Old Spanish Sugar Mill
building you will find people grinding grains on French buhr millstones
to make pancake batters, breads and cookies. Each table in the
restaurant has a griddle in the center, you will be bought pitchers
of homemade pancake batter to make your own pancakes.
Wonderful water park with plenty of slippery slides and waterfalls
to make anyone whoop and holler into the water
You can swim with the dolphins in Southeast Florida. Structured,
Natural, and Wild Dolphin Swim programs available. Also providing
1 to 4 day Marine Animal Vacations which can include the dolphin
swim programs, ocean snorkel trip, environmental and crocodile tour.
Battlefield State Historic Site
7200 CR 603 South Battlefield Drive Bushnell, FL 33513. Tel:352-793-4781.
The park consists of the historic battlefield, beautiful visitors
center and museum located on 50 acres of pinelands which contains
graceful large live oak trees, magnolias, gopher tortoises, woodpeckers,
songbirds and many other species of wildlife.
P.O. Box 2728, Key Largo, Florida 33037. Tel:305-451-1993
An education and research facility located in sunny Key Largo, Florida.
Dolphins Plus houses 10 Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins and 2 California
Sea Lions. Their focus is to educate the public about dolphins and
their environment, and to give guests the opportunity to join their
Disney's Blizzard Beach is so much fun in the Florida sun. The Typhoon
Lagoon is a relaxing tropical retreat, complete with exotic fish.
Interstate 4 east to Interstate 95 north; 1-95 to Exit 87 at US
Highway 92; east on US 92 to Daytona USA.
A one-of-kind interactive motorsports attraction, which features
a variety of hands-on activities featuring both advanced technology
and historical elements. The Official Attraction of NASCAR is a
high-energy experience designed to appeal to everyone, regardless
of their level of racing knowledge or enthusiasm.
A tropical paradise where families can escape to high waves of excitement
and cool, relaxing fun. The fun takes place at the foot of Mt. Mayday.
5145 Harvey Tew Road, Plant City, FL 33565
At Dinosaur World in Plant City, Florida, you can experience up
close and life-sized the amazing giants that ruled the earth for
almost 200 million years. Dinosaur World, the world’s largest dinosaur
attraction, offers you and your family a unique opportunity to meet
over 100 scientifically accurate, lifelike dinosaurs in a lush subtropical
jungle where you can learn, have fun, or just relax.