Traveling to Florida for Summer Vaca

Florida is a great state to visit and can be the perfect spot for a summer vacation. You can catch some sunshine at one of the gorgeous beaches or have some fun at one of the top theme parks in the state. Plus, Florida has great historical sightseeing spots. Luckily, Travelstart can help you plan the most epic trip!


There are many great beaches to choose from in the sunshine state and all will offer a relaxing spot on sandy beaches near blue waters under the blue sky.

  • South Beach – Located in Miami, South Beach is home to crystal blue waters and is known around the world as a luxurious playground. The blue skies show of the beauty of the area’s Art Deco architecture and there are plenty of boutique shops nearby.
  • Palm Beach – This beach is home to majestic trees and beach front properties. Palm Beach stretches 16 miles and has warm blue water and always is delighted with a gentle breeze.

Theme Parks

Take a break from the gorgeous beaches by having some fun at the best theme parks across Florida.

  • Universal Studios – With 3 different parks to visit, this is a great vaca spot to let loose at, plus it is easy to score Universal Studios tickets. Enjoy blockbuster entertainment by feeling like you are part of the movies. The movie industry themed park is full of rides, attractions, shows and characters like Marilyn Monroe, Betty Boop and even Woody Woodpecker.
  • DisneyWorld – Visiting the happiest place on earth is always guaranteed to be an epic time. Mingle with Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and friends while jumping from park to park. Just don’t forget to make time for some of their delicious food and drink options!

Historical Spots

Looking for a more educational experience in Florida? There are a number of famous historical sightseeing spots to choose from.

  • Coral Castle, Homestead – This spot is home to huge furniture structures and sculptures made out of carved coral-formed limestone that were created by one man. To this day, it is still a mystery how it was all built and completed.
  • Ponce de Leon Inlet Light, Daytona – Near Daytona, sits the amazing 175-foot-tall lighthouse. This happens to be the tallest in Florida and one of the tallest lighthouses in the country. It is 203 steps to the top that leads to an incredible view of Florida.