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Welcome to the Bigroads.com guide to the top 25 attractions in Florida!

The list below represents our opinionated selections for the top 25 attractions in the state of Florida. Please take note that this list is sorted alphabetically (and not by quality or rank).

This list is part of our top 25 USA attractions series.

Author/Contributor: Greg Parsons

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Bahia Honda State Park and Beach Beach Big Pine Key generally regarded as the best beach in the Keys
Busch Gardens Amusement Park Tampa huge African-theme amusement park
Canaveral National Seashore Beach / Nature Park Multiple towns 24 miles of great beaches
Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary Animal Sanctuary Jacksonville Beach animal sanctuary for big cats
Daytona International Speedway Race Track / NASCAR Daytona Beach famous NASCAR track
Discovery Cove Aquarium / Dolphin Attraction Orlando one of the best places to swim w/dolphins in Florida
Disney's Hollywood Studios Amusement Park Lake Buena Vista famous thrill park (prev. Disney-MGM Studios)
Dolphins Plus - Key Largo  Aquarium Key Largo one of the best places to swim w/dolphins in Florida
Duval Street / Duval Village Shopping / Dining Key West tourist center of Key West
Epcot Amusement Park Orlando part of the Walt Disney World complex
Everglades National Park Bird-Watching / Canoeing / Kayaking / Wildlife Viewing Everglades NP one of the world's most critical ecosystems
J.N. (Ding) Darling Nat. Wildlife Refuge Bird-Watching Sanibel Island perhaps the best place for birding in South Florida
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park Scuba Diving / Boat Tours Key Largo some of the best diving in the U.S.A.
Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex Space Museum / NASA / Movie Theater Cape Canaveral one of the best space/NASA museums in the U.S.A.
Magic Kingdom Park Amusement Park Lake Buena Vista part of the Walt Disney World complex
McCarthy's Wildlife Sanctuary Wildlife Sanctuary West Palm Beach one of the best animal sanctuaries in the U.S.A.
National Naval Aviation Museum Aviation Museum / Military Museum Pensacola more than 150 military aircraft on display
Navarre Beach Beach Navarre one of Florida's best beaches
Overseas Highway Scenic Drive Multiple towns between drive along the Florida Keys
South Beach ("SoBe") Beach / Art Deco Architecture Miami Beach hip beach & culture; night clubs galore
Stetson Mansion Historic Home Tours DeLand "Florida's largest, most opulent and historic home"
Universal Studios Florida Amusement Park Orlando excellent movie-themed attractions and thrill rides
Universal's Islands of Adventure Amusement Park Orlando excellent movie-themed attractions and thrill rides
Walt Disney World Amusement Park Orlando the world's most famous amusement park
Zoological Wildlife Foundation Zoo Miami appointment-only zoo with intimate encounters


Here are a list of other great attractions in the state of Florida that we considered for the top 25 list above. Please email us @ gparsons66@hotmail.com if you think there are any other attractions of this quality that we should be considering, either for this runners-up list or for the top 25 attractions list itself.

Air Force Armament Museum Military Museum Fort Walton Beach
Airboat In Everglades Boat Tours / Airboat Tours Miami
Alligator Cove Airboat Nature Tours Boat Tours / Airboat Tours Lake Wales
Aquatica: SeaWorld's Water Park Water Park Orlando
Art Deco Historic District Historic District / Art Deco Architecture Miami Beach
Barefoot Billy's Boat Tours / Dolphin Tours / Jet Skiing / Snorkeling Key West
Beach at Panama City Beach Panama City Beach
Biscayne National Park Snorkeling / Scuba Diving Biscayne NP
Blue Spring State Park Natural Spring / Hiking Trails / Manatees Orange City
Blue Wahoos Ballpark Baseball Stadium Pensacola
Brevard Zoo Zoo Melbourne
Busch Wildlife Sanctuary Wildlife Sanctuary Jupiter
Butterfly Rainforest Butterfly Conservatory / Sanctuary Gainesville
Ca d'Zan Mansion Historic Home Tours / Castle Sarasota
Castillo de San Marcos National Monument Historic Fort St. Augustine
Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art Art Museum Winter Park
Clearwater Beach Beach Clearwater
Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens Art Museum / Botanical Garden Jacksonville
Dali Museum, The / Salvador Dali Museum Art Museum St. Petersburg
Daytona Beach / Beach at Daytona Beach Beach / Beach Driving Daytona Beach
Disney's Animal Kingdom Zoo / Drive-Through Safari Zoo Orlando
Disney's Blizzard Beach Water Park Water Park Orlando
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park Water Park Orlando
Downtown Disney Shopping Celebration
Dry Tortugas National Park Snorkeling / Fort Dry Tortugas NP
Edison & Ford Winter Estates / Edison Winter Estate Historic Home Tours / History Museum / Botanical Garden Fort Myers
Edward Ball Wakulla Springs State Park Natural Spring / Wildlife Viewing / Boat Tours Wakulla Springs
Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park Wildlife Viewing / Bird-Watching / Manatees Homosassa
Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum, The Historic Home Tours / History Museum / Famous Author Attraction Key West
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden  Botanical Garden Coral Gables
Fantasmic Theater Orlando
Flagler College College / University St. Augustine
Fort De Soto Park Beach St. Petersburg
Fort Lauderdale Beach Beach Fort Lauderdale
Fort Myers Beach Beach Fort Myers Beach
Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park  Historic Fort / Beach Key West
Gatorland Zoo / Alligator Attraction Orlando
Gulf Islands National Seashore Nature Park / Beach Multiple towns
Harry S. Truman Little White House  Historic Home Tours / Presidential Attraction Key West
Henry Morrison Flagler Museum / Whitehall Historic Home Tours Palm Beach
Hollywood Beach Beach Hollywood
Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens Zoo Jacksonville
Legoland Florida Resort Amusement Park Winter Haven
Lincoln Road  Shopping / Dining Miami Beach
Lock & Load Miami  Gun / Shooting Range Miami
Madeira Beach Beach Madeira Beach
Mallory Square Shopping / Sunset Viewing Key West
Miami Beach Boardwalk  Boardwalk Miami Beach
Myakka River State Park Bird-Watching / Canoeing / Kayaking / Hiking Trails Sarasota
Naples Botanical Garden Botanical Garden Naples
Naples Pier Ocean Pier Naples
Ocean Drive Shopping Miami
Orlando Airboat Tours Boat Tours / Airboat Tours Kissimmee
Pass-a-Grille Beach St. Pete Beach
Pensacola Beach Beach Pensacola Beach
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum Lighthouse Ponce Inlet
Ringling, The History Museum / Art Museum Sarasota
River Ventures Manatee Tour Center Boat Tours / Manatee Tours Crystal River
Robbie's / Robbie's of Islamorada / Robbie's Marina  Gear Rentals / Snorkeling / Offbeat Attraction Islamorada
SeaWorld Orlando Amusement Park / Aquarium / Animal Shows Orlando
Siesta Beach Beach Siesta Key
South Pointe Park  Beach Miami Beach
Southernmost Point in the Continental U.S.A. Roadside Attraction Key West
Spirit of the Swamp Airboat Tours Boat Tours / Airboat Tours / Swamp Tours Kissimmee
St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park Zoo / Alligator Attraction St. Augustine
St. Augustine Lighthouse Lighthouse St. Augustine
St. Augustine Wild Reserve Animal Sanctuary St. Augustine
St. Pete Beach Beach St. Pete Beach
Sunset Pier Ocean Pier Key West
Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo Zoo Tampa
Turtle Hospital, The Animal Sanctuary Marathon
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens  Botanical Garden Miami
Wekiwa Springs State Park Natural Spring / Swimming Hole Apopka
Zoo Miami  Zoo Miami


Explore more of our selections for the top 25 attractions of each state:

Alabama Nebraska
Alaska Nevada
Arizona New Hampshire
Arkansas New Jersey
California New Mexico
Colorado New York
Connecticut North Carolina
Delaware North Dakota
Florida Ohio
Georgia Oklahoma
Hawaii Oregon
Idaho Pennsylvania
Illinois Rhode Island
Indiana South Carolina
Iowa South Dakota
Kansas Tennessee
Kentucky Texas
Louisiana Utah
Maine Vermont
Maryland Virginia
Massachusetts Washington
Michigan Washington D.C.
Minnesota West Virginia
Mississippi Wisconsin
Missouri Wyoming
Montana USA

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