Bon Jour! Bienvenida!
you know that "Florida" is Spanish for "Festival
the Spaniards first arrived in "The Sunshine State,"
they viewed this new land as a flower filled with sweet
scents and colorful bloomsand promptly named it Florida!
impression holds true today. Florida is truly a subtropical
paradise with our gentle ocean breezes suffused
with the subtle perfumes of jasmine and orange blossoms, the
sparkling warm waters of the Atlantic Ocean, and the lazy
feel of a hot summer day...every day throughout the year!
Florida has a lot to offer from the stately homes and shops
of Palm Beach to the hot Latin rhythms of South Beach in Miami.
The beaches up and down the Gold Coast are all world classchoose
the one that fits your mood from quiet to quite happening!
Florida Vacation was created to best prepare you for an enjoyable,
safe visit to our exciting corner of the world.
out our Beach Safety Tips
to avoid burning your nose and your toes; print our Packing
List to ensure you've got all you need to maximize
your South Florida vacation; and be sure to visit our Attractions
page, featuring area events, hot spots and tours in Palm Beach
(Palm Beach), Broward (Ft. Lauderdale) and Dade (Miami) counties.
also put together a list of enticing foods unique to Florida
in our Florida Foods
section, along with some delicious recipes. Visit our Weather
page for a look at today's weather and our average South Florida
daily temperatures throughout the year.