Florida has been known as the “snowbird” capital of America for decades for a reason. No matter your age or interests Florida’s climate and diverse ecosystem offers plenty to do with temperate temperatures during those winter months that make other locations so dreary. Here are five cities to spark your winter holiday plans.
Everglades City is close to the Florida Everglades National Park with its more than a million acres of grassy wetlands and rivers that have been partially designed to protect this fragile Florida ecosystem. This one of a kind outdoor experience is home to several endangered species of both animals and plants, making it the ideal place for photographers, botanists, ornithologists, conservationists, and simply those who love the outdoors to explore and interact with nature at its purest.
Whether your interests are shopping, dining, or spending your time dancing the night away, Miami has what you are looking for. With Coral Gables and the Design District nearby, you are likely to run out of energy before you run out of shopping options. Then when you have had enough shopping skip on over to Ocean Drive or nearby South Beach and enjoy some of the hottest night clubs around. And when it comes to spending a peaceful night, Miami offers a variety of safe and convenient condominiums.
If you are looking to get in touch with your inner child again, Orlando is the place for you. Orlando is the home of Walt Disney World, SeaWorld Orlando, Islands of Adventure, and Universal Studios, making it the world’s amusement park mecca. Want to add some science to your experience? No problem. Take a tour of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Kennedy Space Center, or Patrick Air Force Base all conveniently within driving distance.
With its winter month temperatures being in the 70 degree Fahrenheit range, Key West is ideal for year round water activities whether your prefer scuba diving, deep sea fishing, snorkeling, or simply spending the day relaxing on the water with one of the local yachting rental companies. The cool ocean breezes and sun filled days will make you forget all about the cold weather back home.