Florida


Florida better known as “The Sunshine State”, Florida is heavily focused on the tourist trade.  Florida is the southeasternmost U.S. state, with the Atlantic on one side and the Gulf of Mexico on the other.  The beaches are one of the most popular tourist attractions in Florida, along with some of the world's best known theme parks, including Disney World, Universal Studios, and SeaWorld.  

Florida has some of the tastiest, most famous foods - orange juice, key lime pie, the Cuban sandwich, conch fritters, Florida stone crab, strawberries, craft beer and Apalachicola Oysters.

Greater Miami is the only metropolitan area in the United States whose borders encompass two national parks. You can hike through pristine Everglades National Park or ride on glass-bottom boats across Biscayne National Park.

Cape Canaveral is America's launch pad for space flights.

Florida is not the southernmost state in the United States. Hawaii is farther south.

Gatorade was named for the University of Florida Gators where the drink was first developed.

Islamorada is billed as the Sports fishing Capital of the World.

Key Largo is known as the Dive Capital of the World.

Venice is known as the Shark Tooth Capital of the World. Collecting prehistoric sharks teeth has been a favorite pastime of visitors and residents of the Venice area for years

The Pinellas Trail, a 47 mile hiking/biking trail connecting St. Petersburg with Central and north Pinellas County, is the longest urban linear trail in the eastern United States.

Titusville, known as Space City, USA, is located on the west shore of the Indian River directly across from the John F. Kennedy Space Center.

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