When you think of Florida, what springs to mind? Is it the thrills and spills of the Orlando theme parks? Maybe the Disney firework shows that light up the night sky? Or is it the never ending shopping malls that let you shop until you drop? Whatever you picture, change your view of this destination with a few top tips on places to visit…
For total relaxation, with a fun tropical vibe, head south to the Florida Keys. Bob Marley would have loved it here. The people are friendly, the pace is slow and the sun is hot – what more could you want from a chilled-out escape to the sun?
Key Largo holidays are a popular choice if you don’t want to travel too far. It’s the first Key you come to as you venture down the Dixie Highway to the Florida Keys. There’s lots for the kids to enjoy here, including a visit to the National Marine Sanctuary, home to colourful reefs and protected species just waiting to be discovered. Key Largo is famed for its many bars and restaurants offering award winning outdoor dining day and night.
Further North, you’ll find another part of Florida offering a totally different side to this magical state. On the East Coast is the enchanting city of Saint Augustine.
Steeped in history being the oldest town in America, you’ll enjoy excursions to the famous Flagler Museum, the Fountain of Youth and Ripley’s Believe it or Not Museum. Stroll down King Street dotted with quaint cafes and local shops selling fine art, trinkets and souvenirs of your visit.
Pop into Kilwins for the best ice cream you’ll ever taste served in a giant waffle cone. Then head to the beach, with miles upon miles of glorious golden sand and hardly a tourist in sight.
Wherever your Florida dreams take you, you can get there for less with the likes of Thomas Cook holidays to Florida. Check out the great offers available for this year and next, with fantastic savings available the sooner you book…