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10 Fun Things for Families to Do in Florida

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There’s no place like Florida. Packed with activities for families to get their teeth into while they’re on vacation, it’s one of the most entertaining places on the planet. Below are 10 fun things families can do and see together while in Florida. Let the fun commence!

Magic Kingdom

Experience Disney World

The kids just wouldn’t let you leave without taking them to Disney World! Who can blame them with theme parks like Animal Kingdom, Epcot, Magic Kingdom and Disney Hollywood Studios!

Nasa

Learn about space exploration

Experience what it’s like to explore space at the Kennedy Space Center. Kids will enjoy the insight into an astronaut’s world. If you book a special tour, you can eat lunch with a veteran astronaut.

Go to a NASCAR race

Why not head down to Daytona Beach and soak up some high-octane thrills during the NASCAR race season. The adrenaline-pumping excitement makes for a memorable family day out.

Getting out into the Everglades

Again, no visit to Florida is complete without seeing the Everglades, Florida’s famous wetlands and a chance to explore nature. Keep your eyes open for the American crocodile and the Florida panther!

See some history at the Castillo de San Marcos

The oldest European settlement in America, the Castillo de San Marcos offers families an insight into U.S. history. However, kids will like it more for the experience of the cannons being fired!

 

 

Chillax in Miami South Beach

Otherwise known as SoBe, Florida’s Miami South Beach boasts an easy going vibe where you dine by the ocean. Families can just kick back and relax on the beach and soak up the sun cost free.

Take a hike (in Apalachicola National Forest)

Families can really bond by hiking here. With plentiful lakes, rivers, streams and lakes, the tranquility and beauty of this forest inspire a feel-good vibe. Exploring the underground caves is also an adventure.

Mermaid

See mermaids!

One of the most fun things for kids to do is see the mermaids at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park. Watch them perform their own version of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale, The Little Mermaid.

Revel in the bliss of Amelia Island

This tranquil and most southerly of a chain of barrier islands off the north east coast of Florida is home to 13 miles of spotless beaches. It’s a true opportunity to wind down while you’re on your vacation.

Hit the Florida Keys

Sitting at the southern tip of Florida are the Florida Keys, a chain of islands and a fine destination for fishing, boating, diving and snorkeling. Why not explore the shallow reefs on a snorkeling trip with the family? The children will delight at the vivid colors of the fish.

Families can have the time of their life abroad when they’re on a Florida vacation when they engage in these fun activities. There’s no time like the present, so why not get out there and get exploring!

 

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