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Things to do in Florida

No matter what your age or interests, there are tons of things to do in Florida. Florida is the place to visit if you are a NASCAR fan. The season begins in February at the Daytona International Speedway and concludes at the Homestead-Miami Speedway in November. The Everglades is one of the most unique ecosystems in America. It is actually a wet prairie, not a swamp, and the water moves (though very slowly). Visit from December to April during the dry season to see more wildlife and avoid the bugs and afternoon thunderstorms. Take an airboat tour to scout out Florida alligators, and even dolphins and manatees.

Since 2011, the Kennedy Space Center has transformed into a historical museum rather than a living one, but that doesn't affect its marvel. Call ahead for a tour to see parts beyond the visitor center. As one of the oldest settlements in the US, St. Augustine has history and haunted landmarks to explore. Its cobbled roads and small pubs give it a quaint and quirky personality. Stop by the Alligator Farm to see the only facility with every species of crocodile, including Maximo, the 15-foot Australian saltwater croc. As always, Florida provides the strange and exciting.

  • 11 11 Lincoln Road

    More than a parking lot, 11 11 Lincoln Road is an open-air raw-concrete structure with, depending on which floor you happen to be on, seven- to 34-... More
  • A Nose for Clothes

  • Adrienne Arsht Center

    Florida’s largest performing arts venue presents hot-ticket events including everything from opera and ballet to live comedy and theatre, even conc... More
  • Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts

    Second only to the Lincoln Center in its super-sized proportions is Miami's world-class performing arts complex with a half-billion-dollar price ta... More
  • Africa Adventure Company

  • African-American Research Library and Cultural Center

    A 60,000-square foot state-of-the-art facility, only the third of its kind in the United States. Be sure to visit the collection of Haitian art and... More
  • Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum

    The museum of the Seminole Tribe of Florida is also the cultural center of the Seminole Big Cypress Reservation, in the Everglades. The 5,000-squar... More
  • Alonzo's Oyster Bar

    Yacht owners tie up their boats and grab seats on the wraparound porch at this marina bar and slurp Key lime–garlic oysters during happy hour (4–6:... More
  • American Pro Dive

    More than 350 manatees winter in Crystal River. This outfitter lets you swim, scuba dive, or snorkel among the gentle, 1,200-pound giants where the... More
  • Anheuser-Busch Brewery, Jacksonville

    Enjoy a free tour and beer tasting. More
  • Anhinga

    Home to many species of wildlife, this 0.8-mile trail through the Everglades begins at the Royal Palm Visitor Center. The path runs over the sawgra... More
  • Antique and Collectibles Market

    Every two weeks, the Antique Collectibles Market opens on Lincoln Road Mall near Alton Road. Shaded by dozens of palm trees, a forest of white tent... More
  • Arrive

  • Arturo Sandoval Jazz Club

    Sandoval—a trumpeter, Dizzy Gillespie protégé, and first-rate jazz legend—runs a first-rate club, perfect for a downbeat evening. It's a welcome ad... More
  • Ashish Sanghrajka

    Special booking: Escorted clients on a pilgrimage to the Gujarati holy site of Palitana, in northwestern India. They climbed 4,000 steps to the tem... More

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