Florida vacations - Holiday travel & vacation packages to Florida
Florida is a popular vacation destination that attracts tourists from all over the world. The year round pleasant weather, stunning and varied landscapes ranging from the vast rolling hills to the tranquil beaches and a plethora of outdoor activities all make a holiday in Florida something to look forward to. Florida is as complete a holiday destination as one can get; your vacation will be all fun and frolic! What's more, GreatEscapesDirect offers excellent vacation travel packages to Florida - so let us know when you intend to visit Florida and we can help you with planning the perfect vacation!
The beaches of Florida classify as one of the best in the world. Enjoy a beach vacation in Florida with sunbathing, swimming, shelling, parasailing or appreciating the scenic surroundings and natural wildlife. Florida has plenty of parks that can keep you spell bound. Make sure your vacation itinerary includes the towns of Boca Grande, Bonita Springs, Pensacola Beach, North Captiva Island, Fort Charlotte or Pine Island.
Whether you are going to Florida on a family vacation or a solitary getaway, there is something in it for you. Scenic surroundings, vast expanses of, shopping, dining, vibrant night life, exciting theme parks or places to enjoy solitude- Florida has it all.
Below are some of the places you must visit when you travel to Florida:
Boca Grande, situated on the 7-mile long Gasparilla Island in Florida, popularly known as the "Tarpon Fishing Capital of the World", is a charming village famous for rollerblading and walking trails, and glorious beaches.
Explore the Cayo Costa State Park-a reserve famous for its beaches, mangrove swamps, oak-palm hammocks and several acres of pine forests. Watch the extremely intelligent dolphins play in the water. Also check out the Boca Grande Lighthouse Museum that has interesting exhibits on the history of the lighthouse and the town and also the local fishing industry. You can also visit the Don Pedro State Park in Florida, famous for its wildlife and nature trails. If you are lucky enough, you might be able to catch a glimpse of some endangered wildlife. You can go for swimming, sunbathing, shelling or snorkeling. The park is open throughout the year between 8:00am to sun down.
The inviting sands of Pensacola Beach promise hours of fun, adventure, solitude in the lap of nature. Explore the historic Fort Pickens, a premier recreational area providing abundant array of activities including fishing, swimming, biking and hiking.
You can also visit the Nature Conservatory. Here you will get an insight into the rich biodiversity of Florida and also a glimpse of the rare migratory birds that have made this conservatory their home or stopped here en route their migratory destination.
Then there is the Big Lagoon State Recreation Area spread across 678 acres. Apart from the rich flora and fauna, the place is a famous picnic spot with over 75 campsites where you can set up your tent to view the wildlife or hike through the scenic trails. The beaches of Pensacola Beach are well known for their rolling dunes. You can take free trolley rides during the weekends. The waters are perfect for wreck diving, kayaking, motorboating, sailboating, surfing and parasailing
You can check out Pine Island for a truly tropical experience. The abundant mangrove forests and spectacular sunsets over the Bay are to be seen to be believed. The beaches are perfect for fishing, boating, cruising, windsurfing, parasailing and bird watching.
You can visit the Museum of the Islands where you will find an insight into the history and cultures of the original settlers. On display are an interesting collection of Calusa Mural and Artifacts. There is also a portrait of George Washington, containing 300,000 glass beads
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