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Best Road Trips in Florida

Aishwarya Swamy Nov 06, 2020
Florida is located in southern-most US, famous for its vast stretches of beaches.
Here are some best destinations, to take a road trip to, in the Sunshine State.
Known for its southern charm and a laid-back air, Pensacola offers beautiful beaches, cheap bars and some historical spots.
1. Pensacola
Quietwater Beach, is a popular photographing spot for its large shell figurine. Loved by fishing enthusiasts, you can catch the red snapper, amberjack, triggerfish, mackerel and more.
Visit Fort Pickens or The Naval Aviation Museum, where you can experience a motion-based flight simulator.
Palafox Street is a must stop for foodies, also lined up with beautiful jewelry stores and boutiques.
Known as one of the best art towns in America, Panama’s Martin Theater and the Visual Arts Center provide a wide range of cultural and entertainment options.
2. Panama City
This city can be explored via picturesque aerial tours or having a fun time sailing in the Sea Dragon Pirate Cruise.
Visit Ripley’s Believe it or Not, a museum of oddities, or, go to Pier Park a one stop destination for shopping, entertainment and food.
Coconut Creek Family Fun Park and Shipwreck Island Waterpark are some great family friendly options.
Orlando is the most popular tourist destination in Florida and the land of magical theme parks.
3. Orlando
From fun attractions like the Universal Orlando Resort, Walt Disney World Resort, to some educational ones like the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Orlando has it all.
Cocoa Beach attracts many tourists, though, for a more laid back vibe, New Smyrna beach is a must-try.
While Thornton Park is famous for its nightlife, Winter Park has luxurious boutiques and high end dining options.
The sprawling city of Tampa, has some scenic spots amidst the backdrop of a bustling city.
4. Tampa
Tampa Bay is an ideal spot to appreciate the marine wildlife, where you can sight the dolphin and many sea birds.
You can enjoy the rollercoasters and wildlife exhibitions at Busch Gardens, see corals and crabs at the Florida Aquarium, or splash and play in the cool waters of the Adventure Island Water Park.
Tampa Bay History Center, Henry B. Plant Museum, Ybor City are some places to learn more about history.
This lively city attracts people with its restaurants, cinemas, live music scene, and bustling nightlife.
5. West Palm Beach
You can see the butterfly gardens at the beautiful Mounts Botanical Garden, or hike up the scenic Grassy Waters Nature Preserve, or have a little picnic at the Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens.
The Norton Museum of Art has an internationally famous art scene but when it comes to performing arts, the Kravis Centre is a must-visit.
Downtown West Palm Beach has high end brands and fine dining options, but if vintage shopping is your scene, go to Antique Row that has over 50 charming shops.
Featuring palm trees, stunning beaches and, the Art Deco District that's famous for its restored pastel buildings, Miami is one destination that surely won’t disappoint.
6. Miami
You can sunbathe at the gorgeous Miami Beach or appreciate the unique skyline and scenes Ocean Drive has to offer.
Take a trip to see Zoo Miami that houses over 2000 animals in cage free environment or sign up with the ‘swim with dolphins’ program at Miami Sea Aquarium.
From shopping, dining to entertainment, Bayside Marketplace along Miami’s waterfront has everything. Little Havana too offers it all with a Cuban twist.