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Things to do in Florida

From classic must-see sights to insider hot spots and local haunts, there are countless things to do in Florida. How do you decide? Start with our travel guide and get our favorite Florida attractions and activities—shops, museums, parks, nightclubs, coffee shops, tours, and more.

Our international team of editors and writers handpick the best things to do in Florida to help travelers discover authentic, local experiences. Whether a hidden boutique with handcrafted products, a popular local festival, a bakery with a cult following, or a picnic-worthy park, Travel + Leisure guides the way, providing information and inspiration. From beaches and bars to cultural attractions and up-and-coming neighborhoods, our list will help you make the most of your romantic getaway, family vacation, or trip with friends. Below find Travel + Leisure’s top picks for what to do in Florida.

  • 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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