SECRET TIPS THAT WILL MAKE YOUR FLORIDA VACATION THE BEST EVER
Florida is considered a hotbed of tourism for both overseas travelers and locals because of several reasons, from its 8,436 miles of coastline, the Gulf of Mexico, Orlandos theme park, the rich history of Tampa Bay and St. Augustine, farmland, citrus groves, and so many others.- Advertisement -
Let us present some tips you can explore in Florida which are considered as its best kept secrets that will give you a vacation filled with sunshine and laughter.
Among the most popular best kept secret in Florida is the unique and non-beachy coastal towns in Tampa Bay called Historic Sponge Docks in Tarpon Springs where you will be transported to the 1900s as you go to Tarpon Sponge Docks where settlers are the Greek sponge divers, and if you happen to be in January, you will be witnessing the celebrations of the Epiphany.
Next is if you stay on the Gulf coast of Florida, you can head 20 miles south and you will face the popular Clearwater Beach. Going to the southern tip of Clearwater Beach, you can take a walk all the way to Caladesi Island State Park, or get a short ferry ride into the Gulf of Mexico to take you to Caladesi Island.
As you think of Florida Keys, you will not only be exploring the Hemingways estate and Margaritaville, but also know that it has among the best kept secrets in Florida the Bahia Honda State Park. Snorkeling and kayaking are among the many water activities in this park, plus you can rent out cabins and campgrounds in the 500 acres of land, and this will give you more time to go to Looe Key National Marine Sanctuary by taking a boat.
Taking a seaplane or boat will take you to another best kept secret in the Keys which is the Dry Tortugas National Park comprising of seven remote islands with unique history for your learning. This is the park where stories of pirate shipwrecks and buried treasure would enthrall you, not to mention it as a haven of marine life, coral reefs, tropical birds and aqua water that is breathtaking.
One of the best kept secrets on the whole eastern seaboard is St. Augustine, with its historic Castillo de San Marcos, Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, to its quaint shops and restaurants on Saint George street, with the city filled with Spanish colonial architecture that is centuries old.
As you go Central Florida, you will find Mount Dora about 30miles northwest of Orlando, where the eclectic town is known for its museums, antique shops, festivals, cafes, parks, gardens and the famous Lake Dora itself. It is advisable to check out floridatix reviews to avoid scams when pre-purchasing your theme park tickets.
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