Florida is one of the world most beautiful states well known for its rich culture and people this is one of the most populated states in the world too. It is often referred to as the “sunshine state” or also “Land of flowers” this is due to the fact that this state possesses a very good Flora and Fauna life in it and sunshine because it receives probably he highest amount of sunshine than any other state in the United States.
This is the state where famous cities like St. Augustine and Miami are located. The remarkable feature of St. Augustine is that it is one of the oldest cities in world and one of the major tourist attractions. Miami is probably the hottest place on earth in terms of beaches where hot ladies taking sunbath look even hotter. There are many beautiful places in this beautiful state.
List of Top 10 most beautiful places in Florida in 2017.
10. George Lighthouse
This is one of the most famous and oldest lighthouses in the United States. Although it has become non-operational now but it still brings in revenue for the country as a major tourist attraction. This is actually the most costly Light houses ever which were built on the coastline to help ships sail properly.
This place will soon have a helipad as well for tourists to come and spend some time there. It is 5 stories in height 9ft approximately and it is said that some waves hit up to the 3rd floor in times of storm.
9. Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
This sanctuary was formed by the “Corkscrew Cypress Rookery Association” in order to preserve pond cypress, wet prairie, pine flat woods and bald cypress. This sanctuary is mainly for plant and bird lovers. black-crowned night heron, yellow-crowned night heron, snowy egret , great egret, swallow-tailed kite and tricolored heron are the main attractions as well.
There are only 6 places on earth where these birds migrate to mate and one of those places is the Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary. Some alligators and some snake species are also found in this sanctuary.
8. Sanibel Island
The Sanibel Island is a small island with a population of just over 6000 people “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge, the Sanibel Sea School and Sanibel causeway are the most famous tourist attractions of this island.
The funny thing is that this island attracts more tourists in a month than the total number of residents living in it. The whole island is decorated like a queen during Christmas.
If you are going to the Disney Land in Florida you are sure to visit this place as well, it is famous for a Lake Park that covers 80 percent of the city. This is the smallest independent city in the world with a size of just 52 square kilometres. This has started attracting tourists due to its beauty.
6. Marie Selby Botanical Gardens
The Marie Selby Botanical Gardens is one of the biggest botanical gardens in the United States. This garden is dedicated fully to the study and research about the Bromeliaceae and orchids. They have probably best collection of flora and fauna of the world.
This place consists of Bromeliad Identification Centre, Herbarium, Orchid Identification Centre, Christy Payne House, Spirit Collection and Research Library for the lovers of nature.
5. Falling Waters State Park in the Florida Panhandle
This park attracts more than 3,00,000 tourists in a year and one of the top 10 most loved water theme parks in the world. The main attraction is the 70 ft. high waterfall. This also has a vivid historical background and many secrets hidden in the roots of this place.
This place is famous for its hiking, camping, fishing and swimming which are some of its major activities in this park.
Tampa or Tampa Bay is awarded the most tax friendly city and place to live in the world. This city in Florida is a major tourist destination it has a couple of museum and African Theme amusement park attracts around 1 million people every year.
This place is also famous for its jolly nightlife as it has many nightclubs and discos with probably the best music playing all nights.
This city looks as if it’s built with building blocks that kids play due to its appearance from far. The capital of Florida this place is the home of over 1 million people and the most densely populated state in the United States. Agriculture and trade is the mainstay of people living in this city.
One of the top 50 universities in the world which is the Florida University, you may be shocked to know that there are presently 70,000+ students studying in different colleges across Florida making it city with highest literacy rate.
2. Everglades National Park
If you are a lover of nature and animals the Everglades National Park in Florida would be a heaven for you. This park is the world largest and well known wilderness, and now one of the world heritage sites as well. Wildlife thrives in this area due to its sub-tropical climate and good rainfall all around the Year.
This park attracts over 1 million visitors each year who bring in a earning of $15 million dollars. This par is spread over 6100 square kilometres. Alligators, Florida Panthers and Great Blue Heron are main attractions of visitors.
1. Walt Disney World Resort
The Walt Disney World Resort is the biggest resort in the world which specialises catering the needs of both adults and children. Located in the heart of Florida this place is the best place to visit ever. This owns the record for the most visited park ever in the history of earth in short known as the Disney World.
There are 34 hotels and resorts in this park alone most of which is owned by the Disney group itself. This is probably the best place on planet earth the Cinderella castle being the most famous attraction of this place.
So these are the most beautiful places in Florida. There are 23 more destinations for tourist interest there but these 10 are the best ones. You must go to all these places if you ever visit Florida for sure. You will surely enjoy.