Things to Do In Florida That’s Not Disney


Florida is one of the most beautiful states in America that many vacationers flock to. ‘The Sunshine State’ boasts beautiful coastline, crystal-white sandy beaches, picturesque sceneries, pleasant weather, fabulous hotels, diverse culture, mouth-watering restaurants and more. 

Although it’s known for Disney World which many of our clients can attest to, Florida has many more things to offer for their visitors. We’ll explore some things to do in Florida that’s beyond Disney. Read on to learn more… 

Surfing the Coastline

Surfing in Florida is an excellent activity for people who consider themselves adrenaline junkies. Not only is surfing an adventurous hobby but it is also a healthy activity, allowing you to improve your overall physical health and mental wellbeing. 

For many Northerners, traveling to Florida in the winter can extend or begin their surfing season. 

From Cocoa Beach to Pensacola Beach, there’s no shortage of great surf spots. Here’s Red Bull’s top 10 surf locations in Florida

Although there are dozens of mesmerizing surf breaks in Florida, we recommend Palm Beach’s Reef Road to learn and expand your skills. 

Explore Popular Attractions

The Sunshine State is swamped with beautiful and scenic attractions, allowing everyone to experience the best. For example, if you love historical sites, you can enjoy a day by visiting the Neptune Memorial Reef, an underwater city for the dead. 

On the other hand, if you love art and culture, we recommend visiting the Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg to explore the famous Spanish art. Florida offers plenty of things to do and places to see for people of all ages. Here are the top attractions to explore in Florida: 

  • Castillo de San Marcos
  • Daytona Beach
  • Seashells of Sanibel Island
  • St. Augustine Historic District
  • Discovery Cove
  • The Ringling
  • Clearwater Marine Aquarium
  • Tree Trek Adventure Park
  • Kennedy Space Center
  • Gatorland

Visit Local Restaurants

Walking into Florida’s beautiful towns and visiting a few local restaurants is a delightful adventure. The Sunshine State has some of the best restaurants where you can enjoy quality, locally-sourced delectable foods. 

Here is a list of 15 restaurants you should consider!  

Enjoy Adult Time at Casinos

Florida has some of the most vibrant casinos, welcoming adults to enjoy some entertainment. Casinos can be a fun way to spend time as a couple or group. Additionally, many casinos have high-end restaurants and shops that are worth the trip even if you don’t gamble. 

As of 2021, Florida has 77 casinos so you may be a drive away from having an enjoyable night! 

Extraordinary Fishing

There are various areas where you can enjoy fresh and saltwater fishing. However, the Sea Mist Drifts, Boynton Fishing Charter around Boynton Beach are the best fishing spots in Florida. You simply can’t miss these spots to snag yellowtails, red snappers and gray groupers. 

Fishing at these spots will give you and your family the pleasure of self-fulfillment. Not only do you enjoy the pleasant outdoor environment, but you also spend some quality time with your kids, who have a new experience they will remember for years. 

There’s More to Florida Than Disney!

Florida is home to culture and arts, beautiful and pristine beaches, fantastic theme parks, diverse history, vibrant and energetic nightlife, natural parks, shopping centers and delectable food. If you want to get the most out of your Florida trip, you may want to consider the things above. 

If you aren’t sure about where and when to go to Florida, reach out to one of our seasoned travel agents for help. We can help you plan and book your next trip!

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