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Pictures from Florida

Currently 33 pictures, mainly from Orlando and surroundings. This photo gallery is still under development. Send us your pictures from Disneyworld and Florida.
 

  
Orlando Seaworld


  
Universal Orlando

  
 Kennedy Space Center

  
 Boat tours & Space Coast

  
Orlando Museums 
and Science Center


  
Orlando shopping
and leisure

  
Orlando nightlife

  
Animal Parks in and near
Orlando

  
Sharks

  
Everglades

  
Other destinations

  
           


 

Florida is a state in the southeastern region of the United States of America. Tourism makes up the largest sector of the state economy. Countless nice beaches, several amusement parks, and warm weather conditions attract millions of visitors to Florida every year.

Among the best beaches in Florida, you find Sanibel Island (near Fort Myers), Naples, Siesta Beach (in Siesta Key island), and Destin's beaches on the Gulf of Mexico Coast as well as Cape Florida (in Key Biscayne), Miami South Beach, Fort Lauderdale beaches, and Palm Beach on the Atlantic Coast.

Florida's Atlantic Coast has also many surf spots, including some of the worlds' best surf breaks. On the Gulf coast of Florida, the surf spots are concentrated into two sections: the Panhandle and the lower Gulf Coast.

As the home to the international cruise industry, Florida's cruise ports have more ships berthed than any other harbor in the world. Many cruise ship itineraries depart from Florida or call at Florida's habors. A lot of short cruises such as dolphin & wildlife cruises, sunset cruises, Amelia River cruises, barrier islands cruises are also available in Florida.

Florida amusement parks are mainly located in and near Orlando. Walt Disney World Resort, the largest vacation resort in the world, consists of four theme parks (Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios, and Disney's Animal Kingdom) and many hotels, all of them being located in Lake Buena Vista near Orlando.

Universal Orlando Resort consists of two theme parks (Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure), a water park (Wet 'n Wild Orlando), a night-time entertainment complex (Universal CityWalk Orlando), and a few hotels.

SeaWorld Orlando Resort operates the theme park SeaWorld Orlando, the water park Aquatica Orlando, and Discovery Cove Orlando. It is also in charge of the Busch Gardens (African animal theme park), and the Adventure Island water park in Tampa, Florida.

Other theme parks in Orlando include Legoland and Holy Land Experience.


Links

Visit Florida
Find here the official web site of tourism in Florida. Visit Florida operates 5 welcome centers in Florida (Pensacola, Campbellton, Tallahassee, Jennings and Yulee) and has an international team promoting Florida tourism abroad.
Florida
Official portal of the State of Florida with all useful information for visitors, residents, and businessmen.

See also

United States > Pictures and travelogues > Pictures from Las Vegas, Nevada
United States > Pictures and travelogues > Pictures from Southern California

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Travel guide to Florida (USA) with many nice pictures.