Florida is a state with a rich history and culture. It is a state in the southeasternmost part of the United States, with the Atlantic Ocean on one side, and the Gulf of Mexico on the other; it has hundreds of miles of white-sanded beaches; clear blue waters, and thousands of miles of rich woodland and nature. It is best known for Miami, a city with a rich Latin-American community, and is known globally for its incredible nightlife and party scene. Florida has a population of around eighteen million people, according to a census some ten years ago. It is now the most populated state in the southeast of the U.S.A. and is the third most populated in the country.
Florida has always been a point of arrival for Caribbean refugees and immigrants. Following the Hurricane Maria disaster which devastated Puerto Rico a few years ago, hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans began migrating to Florida to escape the destruction, with many of them arriving in Orlando. In the wake of the COVID-19 disaster, many destinations are not allowing for international travel; if you are considering traveling to Florida, check on your local government website whether or not you will be permitted entry, otherwise, you may be turned away at the airport.
Here are eight convincing reasons to visit Florida this year.
Florida is known all around the world for its lively and awesome fishing. The professionals from DestinFlorida.com, a travel agency, say that one Floridian town, Destin, has the world’s luckiest fishing. Every single year, millions of people visit Florida to enjoy its fishing facilities and its wide array of tropical and predatory fish. The best way, according to the experts, to fish in Florida, is to hire a boat and go out into the ocean for the day. River and creek fishing in Florida can also be a lot of fun, but due to the large population of alligators and crocodiles, it is not recommended that tourists do it. If you are going to go river fishing, be sure to take a local guide with you for safety purposes.
Florida’s nightlife is known all around the world for its vibrancy and for the fact that the party never stops. The Latin-American community is known for their love of parties and get-togethers, and it is them that helped Florida develop its party scene. If you want to go and party in a city where it never stops, then consider Miami; Miami Beach is best known for its vibrant nightlife and abundance of clubs and bars. When you are traveling abroad, it is important to mention, always bring a chaperone out with you. It is not safe to be drinking large amounts of alcohol in cities and countries you are not familiar with, and while on the whole, Florida is safe, there is always the potential risk of harm coming your way, as within any foreign country.
The Floridian scenery is unrivaled in much of the United States. As was mentioned in the introduction, there are hundreds of thousands of miles of white-sanded beaches, clear blue waters, and rich and luscious woodland. Florida is one of the main choices for retirement all around the United States and has a huge population of retirees living there. They all come in droves, seeking the idyllic scenery, the rich culture, and the beautiful temperature. Florida is a beautiful state that is diverse in its flora. Consider visiting Florida for this alone, as it is unlike anywhere else in North America.
Florida boasts many species of native, rare animals. Many people come to Florida for the wildlife alone. There are many tours designed for tourists that will take you into the habitat of these rare animals and show you them up close and personal. The most famous animal, perhaps, and the one that is attributed to Florida universally, is the alligator. Many people come every single year just to see the alligators in their natural habitat. Alligators are overabundant in Florida and quite frequently wander into people’s backyards. If you love wildlife, then Florida is the place to come.
5. Theme Parks
Florida has many theme parks. The most famous of these is Disney World. Disney World is a tourist destination visited every year by millions from every corner of the globe. Theme parks in Florida are diverse and a lot of fun; there are rollercoaster parks, activity centers, and waterparks. Domestically, hundreds of thousands of people from North America visit Florida every single year for this purpose alone. For a fun family vacation, visit Florida. A trip to Disney World and then a waterpark is a trip that your children will never forget in a million years.
Miami is known for its hundreds of designer boutiques. Miami is a city visited by movie stars, musicians, and public personalities. If you want a city to go shopping in, then Miami is the one; Florida is visited by people all over the globe for its outlet centers and its many shopping centers. Shopping in Miami is another reason of many why you may want to travel there. If you want to shop in the sun, beside a sandy beach, in one of the United States’ most idyllic destinations, then visit Miami. Shopping in Florida is unlike shopping anywhere else.
Florida is known for its rich art scene and culture, as previously mentioned. Every single day of the year there is art exhibitions and installations in many of the state’s Latin-American districts. Florida is known for its vibrant art scene, and it is one reason many people visit it.
With a rich Latin-American community comes gorgeous and mouth-watering food. Florida is known for its rich, diverse, and unique cuisine; a blend of European, Native-American, and Latin-American foods. Visit Florida for the food and you will leave wishing that you could stay there forever.
This page should have hoped to convince you to visit Florida. Visiting Florida is a decision that you will not regret. You will remember your trip to Florida for the rest of your life.