Located on the Atlantic Ocean in the Southern region of the United States, with a sunny, tropical climate, the State of Florida is one of the country’s longest peninsulas with more than 2,000 kilometres of coastline.
With a warm climate all year round and known as the “Sunshine State”, Florida coverss a vast natural terrain and is host to many types of wildlife. Within this fantastic territory, 4% being considered Natural Park, is the spectacular Everglades National Park, a huge natural region of tropical wetlands where many different native species such as the American alligator live.
The wealth of nature makes Florida the perfect place to visit zoos or aquariums, including Marineland, which is considered as “the number one oceanarium in the world” where you can swim with dolphins in an idyllic setting.
Travel from north to south and enjoy the sociocultural diversity from the capital in the north, Tallahassee, through Orlando to Miami, known for its long, sunny beaches and visited by tourists from all around the world each year. Miami is one of the most popular cities in the United States, where you can enjoy endless walks on the white sand along the Atlantic, as well as the wide range of cultural attractions such as Dali exhibitions or the Museum of Contemporary Art.
At the heart of Florida, over 20 million visitors a year flock to Orlando to visit one of the most important and popular theme parks, Disney World. But there are also some hidden treasures such as St Augustine, the oldest city and port in the USA where nineteenth century buildings stand alongside elegant Spanish colonial buildings, or Fort Lauderdale, known as the “Venice of America” because of the extensive system of canals.