Florida is one of the world’s most popular destinations as it is the home of the Walt Disney World Resort with all its magic attractions. Once you’ve had your fill of Mickey and his pals, head out to Cape Canaveral and the Kennedy Space Center for another kind of magic. Explore the Everglades National Park and the mangroves in Biscayne National Park. Play golf in any of the state’s great golf courses and visit the superb museums in St Petersburg. Go on a game fishing excursion out of Destin’s East Pass, known as the World’s Luckiest Fishing Village and head south to the Florida Keys where you can swim with dolphins. Try boogie-boarding at Miami Beach which also offers scuba-diving and windsurfing.
“One thing I especially like about it here is that no matter what direction you look in, you don’t see any progress,” said Jim, the naturalist on my cruise through the Everglades.
Indeed, Everglades National Park is a vast 1.5 million-acre expanse of saw-grass prairies, mangrove swamps, and subtropical jungle. It is a World... Read more >>>
Ernest Hemingway seems to haunt every part of laid-back Key West. Here, at the literal end of the road, everyone has a story about him. Even the descendents of his own polydactyl cat. Of course, they only meow, but there are 50 to 60 of them living at his former home, which is now a museum and the most popular tourist attraction in town. People come from all over the world to see these heirs,... Read more >>>