Discover what you can do in the Sunshine State
From swimming with manatees and visiting the home of Ernest Hemingway, discover the top things you didn’t know you could do in Florida...
There’s so much to explore up in the trees. Whether you want to get a bird’s eye view or challenge yourself with a unique obstacle course, these treetop adventures are a great way to enjoy the great outdoors. Discover your next adventure below and add one of these treetop experiences to your Florida bucket list.
A glimpse of old Florida through images
The Disney parks keep a notoriously tight grip on their props and property whether it is in use or not, so it is somewhat surprising that River Country, the very first Walt Disney World waterpark has been allowed to rot in ruin to this very day.
Following the success of his original skeleton museum in Oklahoma City, skull expert Jay Villamette opened this new, even larger attraction in Orlando. His two museums remain the only skeleton museums in the country. Fortunately, they’re both extensive.
Located in Walt Disney World’s Bay Lake, Discovery Island was opened as a lush zoological park, but after its closing it was left to deteriorate despite some terrific ideas on how to reopen the attraction.
Take advantage of the Sunshine State’s surf, sun and sand at these top 10 beaches in Florida. With remote island getaways, big-city beaches and family-friendly shores perfect for shelling and sand-castle building, Florida promises a beach for every visitor.
From Disney World to Universal, Florida is known for its abundance of theme park attractions. Adding up the cost of entrance fees, food and accommodation, however, can add up pretty quickly when you’re planning a family getaway to the Sunshine State. Luckily for those on a budget, Florida is also home to plenty of low-cost attractions where you can escape the tourist crowds and save your hard-earned money.
Homosassa is derived from a Seminole Indian name meaning either "river of fishes" or "pepper ridge".
Crystal River is a city in Citrus County, Florida, United States. The city was incorporated in 1903 and is the self professed "Home of the Manatee". Crystal River Preserve State Park is located nearby, and Crystal River Archaeological State Park is located in the city's northwest side.