Visit Florida For Your Next Family Vacation

Posted by Nick Niesen on October 29th, 2010

If you are looking for a great getaway or a fun family outing, Florida has some exceptional theme parks that can be enjoyed by the very young to the retired visitors. These parks have something for everyone. You can have an action packed weekend, or a relaxing getaway lying by the pool or dining at tantalizing restaurants.

One of the most popular destinations is Orlando. Home of Walt Disney World, this location encompasses many different individual theme parks: Magic Kingdom, Epcot, MGM Studios, Animal Kingdom, Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon. They each feature a magical destination filled with Disney characters, imagination and lots of fun! Also located in Orlando are Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure. Both owned by Universal Studios these theme parks bring the magic of movies and special effects to life.

Anheuser-Busch owns three theme parks as well. In Orlando you can visit Sea World with its emphasis on animals of the water such as dolphins, seals and the famous Shamu, the killer whale. You have the chance to get up close and even touch some wonderful animals of the ocean.

Just two hours away in Tampa, FL you can visit Busch Gardens or Adventure Island. Busch Gardens consists of two main features, the amusement park rides and a habitat for many different kind of land animals. You can see zebras, monkeys and alligators as well as many larger and endangered species. Take a train ride through the exhibit and see these animals living day to day life. Adventure Island is a thrilling water park. Spend your day sunbathing in the rambling bayou, or on the swirling slides of the Runaway Rapids. And adventure seekers will love the thrilling slides of the Everglades and Gulf Scream.

Also located in Tampa, is the Florida Aquarium and Lowry Park Zoo. The Florida Aquarium is a great place to learn about underwater sea life and see these creatures for yourself. Outside, they have a fun kid's area which is a great place to cool off on a hot summer day. The Lowry Park Zoo is a habitat for many different types of animals. You can also ride a camel or let them eat from your hand.

There are many smaller attractions throughout many great cities of Florida. If you are looking for the ideal vacation, Florida is a great place to visit. There are lots of theme parks, beaches and great water adventures waiting for you here!

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