Travel Planning
Travel Planning

Florida at a Glance

In Florida, you can spend a day with Micky and Minnie, catch the perfect wave, suntan, snorkel, or watch the kids build epic sandcastles. Look at the history of Spanish conquest in St. Augustine and explore the old town and museums, or head south to the Florida Keys to get an up-close looks at tropical fish. In the Everglades National Park, you can ride a boat through a mangrove swamp and look for plants and animals that are found nowhere else. Whether you spend your time catching up on the latest NASCAR events in Daytona Beach or you opt to stay in the posh city of Miami where Cuban food reigns, you'll be happy you've decided to make Florida your vacation destination.

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  • Florida Panhandle Florida Panhandle
  • Northern Florida Northern Florida
  • Central Florida Central Florida
  • Southern Florida Southern Florida
Popular Places
  • Miami Miami
  • Tampa Tampa
  • Key West Key West
  • Walt Disney World Walt Disney World
Getting There
Major Airports
  • Major Airport Orlando International Airport
  • Major Airport Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
  • Major Airport Miami International Airport

Passport / Visa Requirements

All travelers to the United States are required to hold a valid passport; the passport should be valid for six months beyond your departure from the U.S. The Visa Waiver Program (VWP) allows citizens of 37 participating countries to travel within the United States without a visa for 90 days; travelers must have valid Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) approval prior to travel, return travel tickets and a passport with a photo and an electronic chip. Visitors not eligible for VWP must apply for a non-immigrant visa. For more information, visit the U.S. State Department's travel website.

Need to Know

Severe Weather Florida is affected by Atlantic hurricanes and tropical storms. During the summer, thunderstorms occur nearly every afternoon for a short time.

Safety ConcernsCrime rates vary throughout the state. Be cautious with your valuables and don't leave them unattended. Keep yourself safe by remaining in populated, well-lit areas.

Health Concerns Florida has clean drinking water. Stay healthy in Florida's heat by drinking enough water and exercising during the coolest parts of the day.

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