12 Best Things to Do in Florida

Florida is your go-to beach vacation to escape the cold. There are so many things to do in Florida, as you can relax at the pool or beach or go on an airboat tour to see alligators. Not only will you find exhilarating water sports, but you will also be able to try an abundance of delicious restaurants, cafes, and bars. The best places to visit in Florida are Miami and Key West; however, a trip to Orlando might be for you if you want to go to the natural hot springs or Disney theme parks! Below we list the 12 best things to do in Florida!

1- Alligator Airboat Tour

12 Best Things to Do in Florida

The Everglades National Park is the third largest national park in the US at 2,500 square miles. This national park is an extremely slow moving alligator-infested swamp at 60 miles wide. What better way to experience the alligators than from up close on an airboat? Book your experience here!

2- Bike Riding on the Beach

12 Best Things to Do in Florida

Bike riding at the Hollywood Beach Boardwalk is an experience you do not want to miss. You can rent bikes on the boardwalk at Bike Shack.

Bike Shack Address: 101 N Ocean Dr. Ste 135, Hollywood, FL 33019

3- Hollywood Beach Boardwalk

Hollywood Beach Boardwalk has restaurants, ice cream shops, cafes, and bars. You can go bike riding or relax in the ocean. This top tourist location is a great spot to bring your family. They have live music every night sponsored by Margaritaville.

4- Las Olas Boulevard

12 Best Things to Do in Florida

You will also need to try coffee shops and restaurants with outdoor seating along Las Olas in Fort Lauderdale. It feels like you are on vacation when you go out in this area. This Boulevard is located right near Fort Lauderdale Beach. Fort Lauderdale Beach is a great spot to watch the sunset after dinner.

5- Miami Beach Boardwalk

Miami beach is a beautiful place to spend the day. The large mixed drinks are delicious and offered along the boardwalk in Miami. The clubs are lively and fun with live music.

6- Florida Keys

The drive to the Florida Keys is beautiful, as you will see turquoise-colored water on both sides of the road. Key West is one of the best places to vacation in Florida, as it has turquoise beaches, water sports to enjoy, and a wide selection of restaurants and bars to try.

7- Beaches

There are so many beautiful beaches to relax at in Florida. Listed below are the top 8 best beaches that we recommend visiting.

  • Miami Beach– Miami beach has a long stretch of white sand and a beautiful ocean. The waves make Miami beach the perfect spot for surfing.
  • Key West– Key West is a great place to go paddle boarding or kayaking, as these turquoise-colored waters have little to no waves.
  • Panama City Beach
  • Clearwater Beach in Tampa
  • Bahia Honda
  • Fort Lauderdale Beach
  • Sanibel Island
  • Siesta Beach

8- Watersport Activities

  • Jet Skiing
12 Best Things to Do in Florida
Kayaking in Key West
  • Kayaking
  • Swim with Dolphins
  • Surfing
  • Parasailing
  • Swimming
  • Wake boarding
  • Water Skiing
  • Sailing
  • Fishing
  • Kitesurfing
  • Windsurfing
  • Snorkeling
  • Scuba Diving

9- Natural Springs

Ginnie Springs, Florida

Ginnie Springs, Blue Spring State Park, Devils Den, Ichetucknee Springs, Gilchrist Blue Springs, and Rum Island Springs are natural springs worth seeing between Orlando and Gainesville.

10- Theme Parks

12 Best Things to Do in Florida
Disney World

Disney World- Disney World is one of the happiest places on earth. You’ll be able to go on roller coaster rides and experience laughter all day long.

Epcot– Epcot is a must-see park in Disney, as it is a super cultural experience, and you’ll find themed restaurants from different countries. Everything from the architecture to the cast members dressed in traditional outfits makes you feel that you are in a new country.

Sea World Orlando- Sea World Orlando is the best way to see underwater animals. They even have a dolphin show.

Universal Studios- Universal Studios is an amusement park with rides and themed areas like Harry Potter World.

11- National Parks

Dry Tortugas National Park is an excellent spot for snorkeling or scuba diving. You can even find a shipwreck at Windjammer Wreck. You will find the remains of an 1875 ship.

12- Gardens

Flamingo Gardens

The Flamingo Gardens has a botanical garden and wildlife sanctuary, where you will find peacocks, alligators, bears, bobcats, eagles, otters, panthers, snakes, owls, and flamingos. The gardens showcase more than 3,000 species of rare and exotic, tropical, subtropical, and native plants.

We listed our top 12 best things to do in Florida! Have you been to Florida?

Please comment down below about your experience!

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