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Florida is one of those places where there is simply too much to see and do. From the action packed theme parks in Orlando to the back waters of the Everglades, there is something for all ages and all tastes. Located in the southeastern corner of America, Florida boasts having coastlines on both the Atlantic Ocean and the warmer waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

If you like beaches, the Sunshine State has some of the best especially if you head south and explore the Florida Keys - a collection of 100 tiny islands connected by 128 miles of road, stretching south into the pristine waters towards the Caribbean. No visit to Florida would be complete without visiting Miami. The cpaital of the state has a modern, trendy side, especially if you hit South Beach with its bars and clubs but it also has an interesting art deco historical centre.

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Featured villas in Florida

Apart from the lavish hotels that hug the beaches and the huge resorts built around the theme parks in Orlando, the self catering holiday rentals in Florida are plentiful and certainly good value especially for family holidays. Whether its a beach villa or city apartment, the accommodation tends to be spacious and modern.

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Things to see & do in Florida

If you are visiting Florida for the first time it can be a bit overwhelming with so many things to see and do in such a short space of time. The other issue is getting around - you will certainly need a car. Apart from the theme parks, here are a few suggestions....

Florida Keys

The Florida Keys are a string of tropical islands stretching about 120 miles off the southern tip of the U.S. state of Florida, between the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. They’re known as a destination for fishing, boating, snorkeling and scuba diving. The southernmost city of Key West is famous for Duval Street’s many bars, Mallory Square’s nightly Sunset Celebration and the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum.

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Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park is a 1.5-million-acre wetlands preserve on the southern tip of the U.S. state of Florida. Often compared to a grassy, slow-moving river, the Everglades is made up of coastal mangroves, sawgrass marshes and pine flatwoods that are home to hundreds of animal species. Among the Everglades' abundant wildlife are the endangered leatherback turtle, Florida panther and West Indian manatee.

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Kennedy Space centre

A ride through the waterways of the Everglades - home of the alligators

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Jacksonville zoo

The zoo at Jacksonville is a must see attraction and a great day out for the whole family. The zoo sits at the mouth of the Trout River, near where it flows into the St. Johns River and is spread across a massive 117 acres housing over 2,000 animals and 1,000 plants.

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Our view on Florida

The sunshine state of Florida, with its long hot summers and mild winters attracts tourists from all over the world throughout the year. Young and old, there is something for everyone whether its the theme parks of Orlando or the warm waters of the Keys. The only problem is time - there is simply too much to see and do...

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