Florida Travel Guide For Kids

Our Florida Travel Guide For Kids includes all kinds of exciting things to do. You will find everything from theme parks to beaches, sporting events to wildlife, Florida has plenty going on. On the eastern coast of Florida is the Atlantic Ocean and onn the western coast, the Gulf of Mexico.

To the south there is Miami and if you keep going you come to the southernmost point in the continental U.S. This string of islands, or keys a they are known, are connected by a series of bridges over the sea. At the very end is an island called Key West, which has a really cool laid back atmosphere. At this point, you will be closer to Havana in Cuba, than Miami back on the mainland.

In the heart of Florida is Orlando, the ‘Number 1 Family Destination in the World.’

Discovery Cove ®

Disney’s Animal Kingdom ®

Theme Park

Disney’s Hollywood Studios ®

EPCOT ®

LEGOLAND ® Florida Resort

Magic Kingdom ® Park

SeaWorld ® Orlando

Universal Studios Florida

Volcano Bay

Universal Islands of Adventure

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Diagon Alley at Universal Studios

SeaWorld Orlando

Aquatica Orlando

Disney’s Blizzard Beach ®

Island H2O Live! Waterpark

Fun Spot America

ICON Park

Gatorland

Orlando Starflyer

Old Town

Magical Midway Thrill Park

Dinosaur World

Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens

Nona Adventure Park

Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park

WonderWorks Orlando

Giraffe Ranch

 

Between Orlando and Tampa

LEGOLAND

Peppa Pig Theme Park

Safari Wilderness

Tampa Area

On the west coast is Tampa, St, Pete and Clearwater. These are just over an hour from Orlando and are home to some fantastic beaches. In fact the Gulf of Mexico beaches, which run from Tampa down to Fort Myers and Naples are some of the best beaches in the country, They are known for the sand which is like icing sugar; super fine and very soft.

Busch Gardens

ZooTampa

Fort Myers and Naples Area

Fort Myers and Naples, are in the southwest of Florida and actually butt up to the Everglades. The Everglades is a national park area made up of swamp land. It doesn’t sound too exciting, but this is where wild alligators live. You can take a tour on one of the flat bottomed airboats, which skim across the shallow waters. The guides know exactly where the alligators live, so you can get really close to them. The Everglades is also home to all kinds of reptiles, amphibians and birds. It is a really exciting day out.

Everglades Airboat Tours

 

Cape Canaveral Area

Cape Canaveral on the Atlantic coast is just a short drive from Orlando. You probably know Caoe Canaveral as the place where NASA launches rockets into space.

Kennedy Space Center

 

Jacksonville Area

Jacksonville is located in the north of Florida, just before you get to the state line with Georgia,