Away from the white-knuckle thrills and fairy tale magic of Orlando’s famous theme parks, Florida’s chic Gulf Coast resorts idle away, oblivious to the insatiable energy of their nearby cousin. It’s here you’ll see another side to Florida – its native American heritage, vast white sand beaches and incredible natural gems. This is Florida, but not as you know it. Take a peek at what’s waiting if you want to see the state, not just the city.
What To See And Do In Florida
The daily Key West Sunset Celebration on the pier, or on a boat out at sea, is an experience that will stay with you forever. Surrounded by a crowd of people all waiting for sunset with a drink in hand, music playing lightly in the background and plenty of street entertainers to amuse you, this is one experience you might return for every day.
Lazy Way Lane is the perfect place to take a stroll and really get into the laid back spirit of Key West. You’ll find bars with live music, restaurants and plenty of shops to mooch in and choose souvenirs.
Take a stroll along the historic Bradenton Beach City Pier and watch the pelicans flock.
Tour the Everglades ‘River of Grass’ and see alligators up close. There are plenty of native Indians who will take you on their air boats and show you their heritage and plenty of alligators whilst on their trip. they have a fascinating story to tell and one that’s well worth listening to. More examples of Mother Nature at her best can be found in one of Florida’s many Botanical Gardens.
Enjoy world-class culture and sophisticated dining in Naples Bay. Be wowed by the magnitude of variety offered, find fish, meat and top cuisine from all over the world.
Find your own shark tooth on Venice Beach, the ‘Shark Tooth Capital of the World!’ Another great find on the beaches of Florida is a sand dollar living just under the top of the sand in the sea. You see them in the local souvenir shops too.
Unplug and unwind on one of Florida’s idyllic beaches, let the Gulf breeze sooth you as you walk the shores of fine beaches like Clearwater.