Top 5 Beaches and Tourist Attractions in Florida

Top BeachesFlorida is best known for its magnificent beaches and if you are going to Florida to enjoy one of these beaches, staying at one of the Florida beach house rentals that we feature here would be the most practical choice since it would make it easier and more convenient to hit the beach, while still having the opportunity to experience the other attractions that each city offers. Here are some of the top beaches in Florida.1. Key WestKey West is a great area in Florida that families can go to. If you would be traveling with your family, you can rent a Key West resort condo and hit the beach, do some water sports or visit the different tourist attractions in the city including Astro City, the Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center and the Key West Nature Preserve.2. Miami BeachAside from the sun, surf and sand of Miami Beach, travelers can also look forward to the city rich history as a cultural and entertainment destination. Because there are so much to do here, it is advisable to lodge in a vacation home rental instead of checking in at a hotel. We have a lot of Miami Beach vacation rentals that you could choose from to allow you to get the most of the city.3. Panama City BeachSituated in the area known as the Emerald Coast, Panama City Beach boasts of white sandy beaches and glistening emerald green waters. A lot of tourists prefer to go to this beach because of its soft sand that literally squeaks when walked on. Aside from the beach itself, it is also near plenty of attractions such as the St. Andrews State Park and the Pine Log State Forest. There also plenty of vacation rentals in the area so you could rent one and enjoy not just the beach but also the restaurants and other tourist spots without having to go too far.4. Daytona BeachDaytona Beach is located in East Central Florida and offers a number of vacation rental homes that is situated right near the beach itself. Aside from enjoying the sun and sand, you can also watch a lot of motorsports and races at Daytona Beach, particularly at the Daytona International Speedway.5. West Palm BeachLocated right in the center of South Florida, it offers more than 40 miles of beautiful beaches. Because it is near the Gulf Stream, the water is warm year-round, making it a favorite beach destination of those who frequently travel to Florida. This area offers a wide range of activities from snorkeling to kayaking to hiking to shopping. Many tourists also enjoy watching the launch of space shuttles over the ocean, as they lift off from Cape Kennedy. Try going through our listings of West Palm Beach vacation cottages and West Palm Beach vacation homes and you should be able to find one that is affordable as well as located near the beach and other attractions like the Lion Country Safari and the McCarthys Wildlife Sanctuary.Top Tourist AttractionsAside from the beaches, you can also spend a couple of days visiting some of the world-famous tourist destinations in Florida. Here are some that are definitely must-see tourist spots.1. Kennedy Space Center Visitor’s ComplexLocated in Central Florida, the Kennedy Space Center is near many other attractions in the Orlando area. Here, you can have a tour of the center as well as the nearby Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Aside from this, the site is also a wildlife sanctuary which features Mosquito Lagoon, Indian River, Canaveral National Seashore and the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge.2. GatorlandGatorland is a theme park and a wildlife preserve in Orlando that is known as the “Alligator Capital of the World”. The theme park features thousands of crocodiles and alligators, reptile shows, a breeding marsh that has a boardwalk and observation tower, an aviary, a petting zoo, a swamp walk and many educational programs for visitors.3. Everglades National ParkThe Everglades National Park is the largest subtropical wilderness in the US and is visited by a million individuals annually. The park features several visitor centers: the Shark Valley Visitor Center; the Ernest F. Coe Visitor Center; the Flamingo Visitor Center; and the Gulf Coast Visitor Center. Some of the activities that visitors can do at the Everglades National Park would include hiking, camping, cycling and fishing which you could all try as you stay at one of Florida vacation rentals nearby.4. Salvador Dali MuseumArt enthusiasts would find the Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Florida especially interesting since it houses the largest collection of the works of Salvador Dali outside Europe. Some of the art works that can be found in the museum would include oil paintings, watercolors and drawings, photographs, sculptures and a lot more.5. Daytona International SpeedwayOpened in 1959, the Daytona International Speedway is the home of the biggest race of NASCAR, the Daytona 500. Today, it can accommodate up to almost 168,000 spectators. It is the venue for races of different kinds of motor vehicles such as sports cars, motorcycles, go-karts, stock cars and modified pickup trucks. If you are interested in watching some of the races held here, you can try looking for a Daytona Beach vacation home from our listings that you can stay in.6. Walt Disney World ResortOccupying over 30,000 acres in Orlando, the Walt Disney World Resort features two water parks, four theme parks, 23 themed resort hotels located on-site, a camping ground, two health spas and fitness centers, along with other recreational and entertainment venues. It attracts millions of visitors every year from children to adults primarily because it literally offers everything that you can need to have or experience on an unforgettable vacation. If you are planning to take a trip to the Walt Disney World Resort, instead of checking in at a hotel, we recommend that you book one of Orlando vacation homes available to not only save money but also to have a more comfortable and pleasurable stay.Sun, Sea, Sand and MoreIf you are looking for a sunny place to have your next vacation in, we recommend that you consider visiting Florida. The state does not only offer amazing beaches that are perfect for swimming and water sports activities; but also a wide range of attractions and activities that would keep you busy throughout your stay. For convenience – stay at one of many beach rentals and and avoid the usual hotel venues.

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