Why Everyone Should Experience a Florida Vacation

Since the first ever Disneyworld opened its doors in 1971 in Florida, families have been flocking to the area to experience some of the Disney magic for themselves. However, Florida should not be type cast as a place only for families with young children. Florida offers a variety of entertainment options for all ages and getting around them all just became much easier with this new Florida Map.

This clever little map lets you input your hotel zip code and the attractions you would like to visit. It then instantly creates the best route to all your chosen destinations and gives you a list of easy to follow directions. Give it a try now, you can also find out the best route between attractions.

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For foreign visitors, the prospect of hiring a car and trying to drive around an unfamiliar area can be scary, however with this map there should be no excuses as to why you can’t travel around all the attractions you wish to see at your own pace. As well as the major theme parks and attractions Florida has to offer, the map can also be used to find your nearest car hire, restaurant, bar, shopping mall or even Golf course if you fancy playing a few holes. Check out my list below of some of the must do things Florida has to offer.

Theme Parks

The number 1 reason so many people visit Florida is for the abundance of awesome theme parks, with countless spectacular rides and shows. From the world renowned Disney parks perfect for young kids, to the incredible Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure parks ideal for the families with teenage children. Be sure not to miss the magical Wizarding World of Harry Potter within the Islands of Adventure Park, with its duelling Dragon coasters and great tasting frozen Butterbeer to help cool you down on a hot Florida day.


As well as your typical theme parks, Florida is also home to some of the most incredible water parks such as Typhoon Lagoon and Wet ‘n’ Wild. You can also check out Sea World, the recently opened Legoland or even the out of this world Kennedy Space Center.

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A very close second reason as to why many people choose to visit Florida is for the fantastic shopping malls and even better prices. Orlando has some of America’s biggest shopping malls all within 10 minutes drive of each other. For the biggest selection and lowest prices be sure to check out either the Orlando Premium Outlets or the Festival Bay Mall at International Drive.

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Inspired by hit shows such as Man Vs Food, another reason so many people choose a Florida holiday is to try all the incredible tasting food. From light snacks such as Churros or Corn Dogs when walking around the parks, to the monster size steaks served up in numerous restaurants. One thing you must try is the amazing breakfast pancakes served up at the IHOP restaurants.

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After spending a couple of days walking around the theme parks or shopping malls you are going to want to relax and take things easy. Well what better way is there than playing a couple of holes at some of the world’s best golf courses or having drink at one of the glamorous Bars. All you golf lovers be sure to check out the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club and for that relaxing drink why not try the Icebar Orlando.