Ponce de Leon named this place “La Florida” meaning- “flowery land” and this is so true because there are some beautiful flowers in Florida, maybe some of the most diverse and beautiful flowers and plants in the world.
In addition to Florida’s incredible flora, Florida is gifted with some really nice beaches and varieties of animal species. The natural beauty of Florida always draws people from every corner of the world and this made the state a perfect travel destination. Due to this, Florida gracefully boasts most of the greatest and most famous attractions in the country. Places like Disney World, Sea World and Universal Studios Orlando.
This travel guide will help you get a little familiar with some of the places you have to visit during your vacation in Florida.
Top 3 Sights in Florida
- The Kennedy Space Center
This is NASA’s space center which they use as the launching pad for all US space flights since 1968. This space center is housed on Merritt Island, which is located halfway between Jacksonville and Miami. You can experience some of the greatest engineering work by man; spacecraft are not only launched here but also built.
- Everglades National Park
Unlike the Disney Worlds and the Universal Studios, the Everglades National Park offers a distinct sense of hinterland, in a state with over 19 million inhabitants. According to the National Park service, Everglades is the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States and the third largest National Park in the states with a land mass of 1.5 million acres. There are numerous outdoor activities available to everyone here.
- Universal Studios Orlando
This is the production company that makes some of Hollywood’s best movies and entertainment. It also has incredible themed rides, shopping, attractions and dining. It features two theme parks actually, a resort with three hotels, 60 places to go shopping, and more than 50 amazing restaurants. Though, it is not exactly cheap but it’s worth every penny. What an incredible little world?!