Family-friendly Attractions in Florida


When you say Florida, what usually comes to mind? The Sunshine State is the most ideal tourist destination for families who are looking for sunshine, culture, and beaches. Thanks to its beautiful weather, you can enjoy the Sunshine State’s sandy shores all year round.

But if you don’t really feel like hitting the beach, you can also visit the theme parks, educational attractions, or check out the forts that are almost a century old. If you are planning spend your holidays in the Sunshine State, here’s a list of the top 10 attractions that can definitely add fun to your vacation.

1. Universal Studios Orlando

Your trip to Florida won’t be complete if you haven’t visited a single theme park. One of the most popular attractions in the state is the Universal Studios in Orlando. This vast and colorful park brings to life all your favorite movies. Classics like Jaws and Terminator have are recreated as rides. They also feature other popular flicks such as the Ghostbusters and Shrek. The theme park is filled with costumed actors make the experience more authentic.

2. Walt Disney World

If you have kids, you’ve probably watched all the movies from the House of Mouse and even sang along to their catchy soundtracks. The Walt Disney World offers a fresh take on all your beloved Disney films. This vast complex features numerous theme parks, hotels, and even golf courses. Your kids can take pictures with the most beloved Disney princesses, visit Cinderella’s iconic castle, or explore Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The adults, meanwhile, can relax in numerous spas and fitness centers found inside the complex. There are also sports and recreation venues to keep you in shape during the holidays.

3. Key West

If you wanted to learn more about history, then one of the places that you should visit is Key West. In this city, you can visit their large aquarium, armory, and tropical garden. The city has preserved Ernest Hemingway’s house and you can explore it via a guided tour.

4. South Beach

This is one of the most popular sandy destinations in Florida. Located in the southern part of Miami Beach, this tourist spot is well-developed and is lined with resorts and restaurants. South Beach also features parks and cultural hotspots such as the Miami Holocaust Museum and the World Erotic Art Museum.

What are the places that you would like to visit in Florida? Feel free to join the discussion in the comments!

**This is a guest post on The Adventures of Supermom®.**