Florida is one of the most beautiful states in the United States. With more than 7,700 lakes, 11,000 miles of rivers, and 2,276 miles of shoreline, you will always find somewhere to relax. With the sun shining almost every day and temperatures averaging 72 degrees year-round, you can enjoy outdoor activities any time. Florida has attractions and fun around every corner for individuals of all ages all year long.
The Everglades National Park is a one of a kind ecosystem home to millions of alligators and rare tropical birds you won’t see anywhere else. With activities in the park that will make everyone happy, from walking trails, airboat tours, to dolphin cruises. The park spans the entirety of Southern Florida, so no matter where in southern Florida you stay, a once in a lifetime experience awaits you here.
Las Olas Boulevard, the epicenter of Fort Lauderdale and the entertainment district where you will never run out of things to do. The eclectic and decorative street is filled with boutiques, high end shops, luxury restaurants, bars, hotels, and coffee shops. There is something for everyone whether you go first thing in the morning or late at night. Take an early morning stroll by the water, afternoon bike ride, or go enjoy the happy hour specials, you won’t be disappointed on Las Olas Boulevard.
Fort Lauderdale Beach and Park is a picture perfect park that has everything you could want to make the most of your time in the beautiful southern Florida sun. From sand volleyball courts, a boat ramp, playground, grill and picnic tables, beach, and outdoor showers you won’t want to leave.
Zoo Miami is the only tropical zoo in the United States and spans almost 750 aces. With more than 3,000 animals from over 500 species, it is an incredible experience. Feed a giraffe or parrott, or get a close encounter with a one-horned rhino or pygmy hippo! If you get too hot while you are walking around this massive animal wonderland, there are waterplay areas and a splash pad to cool off!
Enjoy the colorful and retro architecture of Miami’s Art Deco District. The many different unique types of architecture are a perfect encapsulation of the 1950s when Miami boomed into the cultural capital it is known to be today. Stop into any of the many art galleries and take a look at the talented artists who call Florida home. If you are in Southern Florida in early December, you may even get lucky enough to enjoy Art Basel, an international art fair.