Best Florida Family Vacations and Getaways

Top Florida Family Vacations and Getaways
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1. Fort Walton Beach Area Family Vacation
This May-to-September beach resort had its modern origins as Camp Walton, a Civil War outpost. Today, it attracts families from South ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Fort Walton Beach, FL - Family Fun in Florida

2. Okefenokee, Georgia Family Vacation
The Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, mostly in Georgia, is the largest national wildlife refuge in the eastern United States. ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Folkston, GA - Great Family Vacations: South

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It’s a challenge for me to limit my site recommendations in this community nestled under some of Florida’s most statuesque royal palms ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Fort Myers, FL - Family Fun in Florida

4. Amelia Island Area Family Vacation
In the northeastern corner of the state sits Amelia Island, an important barrier beach that shelters the mainland from hurricanes ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Fernandina Beach, FL - Family Fun in Florida

5. Tampa, Florida Family Vacation
Tampa, which began as a Native American fishing village, has been luring adventurers for centuries. Ponce de León, the first recorded ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Tampa, FL - Great Family Vacations: South

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Orlando is a family travel mecca. Traditionally Walt Disney World has been the reason most families have headed here, but Universal ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Orlando, FL - Great Family Vacations: South

7. Miami Area Family Vacation
Miami is an international city. It’s not only the business capital of the Caribbean Islands, but also a playground for wealthy European, ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Miami, FL - Family Fun in Florida

8. Clearwater and St. Petereburg Area Family Vacation
A Russian exile of noble birth built a railroad from Lake Monroe near Sanford westward to this area in 1888. According to local legend, ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Saint Petersburg, FL - Family Fun in Florida

9. Miami, Key Biscayne, & Fort Lauderdale, FL Family Vacation
Visitors to Miami frequently stop in nearby Key Biscayne (both are in Dade County) before going just 30 miles north to Fort Lauderdale, ...
Published by The Globe Pequot Press Miami, FL - Great Family Vacations: South

10. Central Florida Family Vacation
Tourism in Central Florida is dominated by the world of Disney and the kids’ fantasy land of amusement parks that have sprung up on ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Ocala, FL - Fun With the Family Florida

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This part of Florida is bisected by a few straight roads, but just a bit beyond these straight ribbons of asphalt, it’s still a wilderness ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Everglades City, FL - Family Fun in Florida

12. Grapefruit League Spring Training: Orlando/Disney, Vero Beach, Lakeland, Tampa, St. Petersburg Baseball Trip Family Vacation
The home of major-league baseball’s Grapefruit League spring training, Florida is synonymous with the game. There are dozens of parks ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Kissimmee, FL - Fodor's Baseball Vacations

13. Jacksonville Area Family Vacation
Jacksonville is a vibrant river city. Visitors often return because there’s always something fun to do, from visiting a hands-on science ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Jacksonville, FL - Family Fun in Florida

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St. Augustine is the nation’s oldest continuously occupied European settlement; Spaniards first settled here in 1565. Before that, ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Saint Augustine, FL - Family Fun in Florida

15. Fort Lauderdale Area Family Vacation
Bustling Fort Lauderdale is a mecca for snorkelers and divers who gravitate to the area’s three-tiered natural reef hoping to encounter ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Fort Lauderdale, FL - Family Fun in Florida

16. Fort Lauderdale Family Vacation
Fort Lauderdale has outgrown its Where the Boys Are reputation to become a mecca for families instead of party animals. Its attractions ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Fort Lauderdale, FL - Fun With the Family Florida

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You’ll feel “in the pink” in this stylish town filled with flamingo-hued buildings. Boca Raton is a swell retirement mecca for sophisticates. ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Boca Raton, FL - Family Fun in Florida

18. Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando Resort, & the Orlando Florida Area Weekend Getaway
October 1971. That’s when the “roadside attractions” (aka tourist traps) of Central and Southern Florida saw the rise of Walt Disney ...
Published by Fodor's Travel Publications Orlando, FL - Fodor's Great American Vacations

19. Citrus Country Family Vacation
To visit the springs, rivers, lakes, ancient historic sites, and scenic parks of this rolling hills region about 90 minutes north ...
Published by Falcon Publishing Crystal River, FL - Family Fun in Florida

20. East Central Florida Family Vacation
Much of East Central Florida was built with an eye toward travel—whether by train, race car, motorcycle, or spaceship. Still, the ...
Published by Insiders' Guide Cocoa, FL - Fun With the Family Florida

 
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