• Paul Welling

Why you should choose Florida for your next trip to the USA

Updated: Nov 22, 2018


The USA has so many amazing things to offer to travellers, and it is very difficult to choose the best tourist destination. But the state of Florida definitely ranks amongst the top few, and here are just a few short reasons why.

Natural beauty

Florida has the nickname of ‘The Sunshine State’, and it has the most tropical climate of all 50. With thousands of miles of white sand beaches, the vast wetlands of the Everglades, and the gorgeous Florida Keys islands jutting out into the Caribbean, Florida is truly rich in stunning natural beauty. If you are a traveller that wants to chase the sun, you won’t be disappointed.


The Everglades are one of the many jewels in Florida’s crown. A large expanse of swamps and wetlands that cover several hundred square miles in central Florida, this area is home to one of the state’s most well-known and impressive animals – the alligator. A guided air-boat trip through these wild, primeval waters to look for ‘gators is surely an experience you won’t quickly forget, that’s for sure.

Feel the rush at one of Florida's many famed theme parks


For thrill seekers of all ages, Florida has a world-famous collection of truly exceptional theme parks. Whilst Disneyland’s roots may be several thousand miles away in South California, Walt Disney World™ Orlando is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Of course, it isn’t just home to Mickey Mouse and his friends, as Universal Studios™ also have an equally well-known theme park in the city. Here you can have the perfect balance of exhilaration and relaxation thanks to the various luxury hotels located nearby. Universal Orlando Resort™ is the place to create unforgettable memories – whether it’s getting up close to a real-life film set for the first time at Universal Studios Florida™. Or coming face-to-face with a gigantic Kong in Universal’s Islands of Adventure™. Or even taking a plunge down a water slide at Universal’s Volcano Bay™. All this plus spectacular hotels to relax in after a full day in the parks

Experience the vibrant culture of Miami


If you are the kind of holidaymaker that wants to experience the local culture, Florida has a lot to offer as well. Miami, in particular, is a vibrant and colourful mix of Cuban and American culture, which you can experience through the regular festivals and cultural events that happen throughout the year. Naturally, you can also grab a taste of Cuba from one of the many street food vendors or restaurants in Little Havana.


Of course, this is just scratching the surface of the many amazing things available to visitors to the Sunshine State. For more information on planning your trip to Florida, visit our Florida destination page or contact a member of our team so we can help you have the ideal American adventure.

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