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Things to see in Florida
By Amy Adejokun Amy Adejokun Section editor

Landscapes

The Sunshine State is a tropical flat land. From north to south, vast bovine pasture lands and immense ranches give way to lovely beaches of fine sand on the coastline, and to a tropical landscape covered with fertile lands.

Coasts

Florida is a paradise on earth for its coast. It is a large peninsula surrounded in the east by the Atlantic Ocean and in the west, by the Gulf of Mexico. It has 8,383 miles of coast and 1,000 miles of beaches.

Parks and reserves

In Florida, there are more than 100 national parks and 7 State parks. In Florida, there are more than 100 national parks and 7 state parks. Among them, to the north of the state and north of Lake City, Osceola National Forest is known for its noteworthy variety of species, and in the south, Biscayne National Park offers its intact islands and superb coral reefs.

Walt Disney-World

Enter into the world of Walt Disney, south west of Orlando, an imaginary world the size of a city. A week is not too long to enjoy the various entertainment activities, offered by the world's biggest amusement park. It is an enchanting assault course that requires, after all, strength and courage. Guaranteed emotions, for the wallet too! Some advice: rides are usually open from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, and until midnight in the summer, but do not hesitate to arrive at around 8:30 in the morning to buy your ticket. Animal Kingdom with its animals in the wild, its villages and safari trips open at 7:00 or 8:00 am. The parks are very busy from mid February to August and from Christmas to New Year's Day. Go in January, or from September to November, and weekends to visit the parks. Get more information about the different passes available.

Islands

Sanibel, Estero, Bonita Springs, Pine Island, Cayo Costa and Gasparilla, the small islands of the Gulf of Mexico offshore from Fort Myers have immense white sand beaches, numerous parks and reserves, small villages and good hotel infrastructures. The region offers walks along scenery that is still preserved and many different activities including cycling, fishing, tennis, golf and various water sports. Here there is 16 miles of beach, 54 golf courses and 50 pleasure ports.