The 'sunshine state' of Florida has long been a popular destination for holiday makers. Walt Disney World in Orlando or the exciting rides at Busch Gardens in Tampa Bay are just some of the world class attractions which make Florida the destination for a great family holiday.
There are many more attractions and theme parks close to Orlando, such as Universal, making this a great place for family entertainment. There are also many other great places to visit in Florida.
The Florida Keys offers great scuba diving opportunities where you can swim among the stunning mangroves and marine life. You can also visit the Everglades with its fascinating flora and fauna.
The city of Miami has great restaurants and nightlife as well as excellent shopping venues and world famous golden beaches.
During the spring and autumn months the temperature in Florida is around 30 degrees Celsius and this is a popular time to visit. During the summer it gets even warmer with high humidity.
Flights to Florida take around nine hours from the UK. There are five airports in the state so the area is easily accessible for Florida flights from all international locations.
The nearest airports to Walt Disney world and many other theme parks are Orlando International Airport MCO, or Sanford International SFB. Tampa Bay airport TBA is on the west coast, close to the resorts of St Petersburg and Clearwater. Fort Lauderdale Airport FLL is ideally located for visiting the Florida Keys and Miami International MIA, for Miami. Both are located on the Atlantic coast
There is so much to see and do in Florida that hiring a car is an ideal option, particularly if you want to explore more than one area. Alternatively shuttle services are available from many hotels both from the airport and to some of the theme parks and you can always find cheap flights to Florida by using TravelSupermarket's price-comparison tool.