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Holidays to Florida

Choose any of our fantastic Florida holidays from a huge range and you'll soon be jetting off to the sunshine state. Miami invites you to a metropolitan mesh of culture, the bright neighbourhoods with their hip hotels giving a Latino vibe. Striving for attention to the city's numerous attractions are miles of soft white beaches, blue skies and a million things to do.

With an awesome choice of Florida holiday deals available for the family, a choice of theme parks awaits you. Walt Disney World; guaranteed fun with Mickey Mouse and the gang. Meanwhile, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™, Spider-Man, The Minions and so much more awaits at Universal Orlando Resort, experiences that will have kids of all ages grinning from ear to ear and is sure to create epic memories.

But we also recommend that everyone should complete their holidays in Florida with a quick break to one of the Sunshine State’s other scenic destinations. Further south – along with the Gulf of Mexico – beach-worshippers can treat themselves to lazy days on the beach on the sandy resorts of St Pete’s, Clearwater and Fort Myers.

Driving over to the east coast you’ll find Miami – a destination where the beach meets city and chilled-out relaxing meet spectacular nightlife. Then just down the road, you’ll find Fort Lauderdale, Miami’s upmarket sibling that specializes in villa accommodation and sailing adventures.

Hugging the southern coastline, however, is one of Florida’s most beautiful treasures: the Florida Keys. A string of tropical islands stretching 120 miles south of Florida’s coastline. While all the keys are unique in their own right, Key West always wins the ‘must-visit’ accolade. Here holidaymakers will find Duval Street’s many bars, Mallory Square’s nightly Sunset Celebration and the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum.

So what are you waiting for? Choose any of our all-inclusive Florida holiday deals today.

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Why you should twin-city in Kissimmee and St. Pete/Clearwater

Picking just one stop whilst on holiday in Florida can be a challenge. The Sunshine State is home to multiple cities and beach-side towns that offer their own unique slice of Floridian culture. As multi-centre holidays increase in popularity, we encourage our holidaymakers to pick two (or more) must-see destinations to allow them to get the most out of their sun-drenched holiday.

Two of our top picks are the towns of Kissimmee (which is nicely snuggled in beside Orlando) and St. Pete/Clearwater, overlooking the shimmering Gulf of Mexico. Here are just a few reasons why they make the perfect twin centre Florida holiday.

Ultimate Bucket List Ideas for Florida

Our bucket list ideas for Florida will take you on a journey to one place in the world that claims ‘to have it all’. Where travellers of all styles will hit the pillow each night exhausted from the attractions on offer. Florida is one of these places, though the Sunshine State doesn’t just claim to have a lot to do, it really does have a lot to do.

Famous as the home of Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando Resort™ and a portfolio of other theme parks, Florida is a state where a bucket list keeps on growing as new corners are discovered. Even if getting your heart pumping on one of the fastest rides in the world isn’t your cup of tea there is boundless shopping, fascinating museums, beautiful landscapes, famous golf courses and sandy beaches just waiting to be ticked off your Florida bucket list. Time to get started before it grows again.

  1. Explore the caves of Florida Caverns State Park
  2. Drive along the Overseas Highway across the Florida Keys
  3. Visit The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ at Universal's Islands of Adventure™ and Universal Studios Florida™.
  4. Take on the new Fast & Furious – Supercharged™ ride now open at Universal Studios Florida™.
  5. Battle villains alongside Spider-Man at Universal's Islands of Adventure™.
  6. Ride* the Hogwarts™ Express between Universal Studios Florida™ and Universal's Islands of Adventure™. *Additional restrictions apply.
  7. Live the carefree island life at Universal’s Volcano Bay™ water theme park.
  8. Receive exclusive theme park benefits when staying onsite at a Universal Orlando Resort™ hotel.
  9. Wander around Florida’s oldest city, St. Augustine.
  10. Dip your toes into the Gulf of Mexico
  11. Visit Torreya State Park and admire its rare namesake tree
  12. See a manatee in the wild (they can be found in shallow, slow-moving waters)
  13. Take a dip in the Venetian Pool in Coral Gables, the country’s largest freshwater pool
  14. Walk through the streets of Naples, one of the wealthiest cities in America (you might just spot one of its famous residents)
  15. Take the car out to Spook Hill and watch it roll backwards, but uphill
  16. Marvel at the largest Salvador Dali collection outside Europe at The Dali Museum in St Petersburg
  17. Watch mermaids perform at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park
  18. Book yourself onto a boat tour in Clearwater, one of the best places in Florida to spot bottlenosed dolphins
  19. Sit in the rocket simulator at the Kennedy Space Centre
  20. Safari in the Disney Animal Kingdom
  21. Take a boat through the Ten Thousand Islands
  22. Watch the development of a Disney animated film at Disney Hollywood Studios (and ride the Hollywood Tower of Terror)
  23. Make an expensive over-the-top purchase on Palm Beach’s Worth Avenue
  24. Learn more about Florida’s Gulf Coast at the South Florida Museum in Bradenton
  25. Mingle with foodies (and top chefs) at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival
  26. Tee off for a round of golf (we struggled to pick just one course for this bucket list, as Florida is home to dozens of world-class courses)
  27. Go on an Art Deco walking tour of Miami
  28. Spot alligators at Gatorland in Kissimmee
  29. Get wet on Summit Plummet
  30. Celebrate the sunset on Pier 60 in Clearwater at their nightly festival
  31. Have breakfast with a Disney character at one of their resort hotels
  32. Shop in Aventura Mall, the largest mall in Florida and the third largest in the USA
  33. Board a cruise in Fort Lauderdale, one of the world’s busiest cruise terminals
  34. Get hands-on with science at the Wonderworks Museum
  35. Stroll down International Drive in the evening and see it slowly light up
  36. Eat in several countries in one day at Epcot
  37. Stand at the front of the Magic Kingdom and gaze up at Cinderella’s Castle

LEGOLAND® Florida, is a 150-acre family theme park located in Winter Haven, 45 minutes southwest of Orlando. The Park offers interactive attractions, family rides, shows, restaurants, shopping and beautiful landscape specifically geared for families with children ages 3 to 12.

PLEASE NOTE - if you are visiting Legoland or LEGOLAND® Florida Water Park with an infant under the age of 3 years, a small admittance fee will be payable locally.

Explore amazing areas including:

  • "City" - featuring a driving school where children earn their first "driver's license and families compete on Fun Town Fire Academy - a competitive ride that challenges families to get a fire truck from one side to another to put out a faux fire...
  • Imagination Zone - where children can build on their imaginations and race cars against each other.
  • DUPLO Play Area - ideal for toddlers and their growing minds. Factory Tour - a first hand look at how LEGO bricks are made from factory to finish.
  • Castle Hill - a medieval area featuring an indoor/outdoor roller coaster taking guests on a ride in and out of a castle where a dragon defends his treasure.
  • Dino Island - where guests take a trip to prehistoric times and experience their first "thrill" ride.
  • The World of Chima presented by Cartoon Network.

And much MUCH more!

Book your LEGOLAND® Florida tickets and receive free transportation aboard the LEGOLAND® Florida Shuttle from Orlando to LEGOLAND® Florida and back for each member of your party!

Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

A vacation destination like nowhere else on Earth, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex brings to life the epic story of the U.S. space program.

The attraction offers a full day or more of awe and excitement for the whole family, from young children to space enthusiasts. More interactive than a museum, more inspirational than a science center, and more authentic and educational than a theme park, Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex offers a mix of thrilling simulators, breathtaking attractions, behind-the-scenes tours, interactive exhibits, larger-than-life 3D space films, rocket launch viewing opportunities and more.
Unforgettable experiences include Space Shuttle Atlantis, featuring Shuttle Launch Experience®; the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) Bus Tour featuring the Apollo/Saturn V Center with an actual Saturn V moon rocket; 3D space films including “IMAX® A Beautiful Planet” and “Journey To Space 3D”; Astronaut Encounter featuring a veteran NASA astronaut daily; Journey To Mars: Explorers Wanted; the Rocket Garden and many other interactive exhibits. To see and do it all, plan on spending more than one day!

The epicenter of mankind’s greatest adventures – past and future – Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex is located just 45 minutes east of Orlando International Airport and is operated for NASA by Delaware North. Kennedy  Space  Center  Visitor  Complex  opens  daily  at  9a.m.,  365  days  a  year;  closing  time  varies  per season.

Included in the cost of standard admission:

  • The   Space   Shuttle   Atlantis - attraction and Shuttle Launch Experience®
  • The   Kennedy   Space   Center   (KSC)   Bus   Tour featuring the Apollo/Saturn V Center
  • Two thrilling 3D space films, “IMAX® A Beautiful Planet” and “Journey To Space 3D”
  • Live presentations including Astronaut Encounter,  Journey  To  Mars:  Explorers  Wanted live  show  and  exhibit,  and  the  Mission  Status Briefing
  • The Rocket Garden, Astronaut  Memorial  and Children’s Play Dome *Please note, Kennedy Space Center and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station are working space launch facilities. Tours may be altered or closed due to operational requirements.


Walt Disney World Resort

It’s true Disneyland holidays are where dreams can come true. Imagine six fantastic Disney Parks, two exciting night-time entertainment districts, and a state-of-the-art sports complex. Now add in over 20 themed Resort Hotels, plus countless opportunities for dining, shopping and recreation, and it’s easy to see why Walt Disney World Resort is the number one holiday destination in the world.

With something for everyone, Walt Disney World promises the holiday of your dreams. And come true they do – just like magic

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Universal Orlando Resort

Take your holiday to the next level at Universal Orlando Resort. Explore three amazing theme parks: Universal’s Islands of Adventure, Universal Studios Florida, Universal’s Volcano Bay, plus spectacular hotels and more. It’s days and nights of endless fun for every member of the family.