In search of white sand beaches, unlimited sun, and theme parks? Florida is probably on your list of places to vacation next summer. Widely known for its tourist attractions, many travelers miss the opportunity to discover the hidden beauty of Florida. Here are five places you have to check out when traveling to Florida for the first time.
#5. Rock Springs at Kelly Park
At Kelly Park where the Rock Springs bubble up from underground rivers at the breathtaking rate of 26,000 gallons a minute, this spring feeds a string of swimming holes with crystal clear water at a constant temperature of 68 degrees.
#4. St Augustine
The St Augustine Historic District is home to Spanish-Colonial landmarks like the 1600s Castillo de San Marcos, overlooking Matanzas Bay, and the González-Alvarez House. Explore the streets of this small town and discover its timeless beauty.
#3. The Enzian Theater
The Enzian Theater is an arthouse movie theater located in Maitland, Florida. Kick back in a cozy home style movie theater and order dinner while watching anything from underground indie films to cult classics. The theater hosts the Florida Film Festival and several other local film festivals.
#2. Devils Den
Privately owned, and operated as a SCUBA diving training and recreational facility, this stunning preservation is a must see when visiting Florida. The water in the underground river is a constant 72 °F degrees.
#1.Everglades National Park
Home to the Florida Panther, this national park is a 1.5-million-acre wetlands preserve on the southern tip of the state of Florida. Like a grassy, slow-moving river, the Everglades is made up of coastal mangroves, sawgrass marshes and pine flat woods.
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