DK Eyewitness Travel: Family Guide Florida, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465409521
  • ISBN-13: 9781465409522
  • DDC: 917.590463
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 288 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released October 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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DK Eyewitness Travel: Family Guide Florida makes a family vacation in Florida even more memorable by making it easy--from strategies on how to get the most of the Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando, and Legoland theme parks to finding the best beaches on the Panhandle, exploring the whizz-bang thrills of the Kennedy Space Center on Cape Carnaveral to taking in the Art Deco attractions of Miami. And, it brings these sights alive for children with fun facts, quizzes, and cartoons. The book brims with insider knowledge and ideas for activities that will engage children, from crocodile- and alligator-spotting in the Everglades to seeing manatees on the St. Johns River, and fishing in the Keys. The major sights are treated as "hub" destinations around which families can plan their itineraries, including nearby places of interest, dining and rest options, and opportunities for children to let off steam at a parks or playgrounds. All the practical information parents need appears alongside each sight, including transportation information, budget tips, age range suitability, and where to eat. Meanwhile, the most family-friendly, best-value accommodation options have been chosen with family budgets and needs in mind. Full-color throughout, this family travel guide includes detailed maps of the main sightseeing areas for easy navigation and all the practical information you need for a fun, stress-free family vacation in Florida.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
How to Use this Guide.
1: Introducing Florida.
2: The Best of Florida.
3: Florida through the Year.
4: Sports and Outdoor Activities.
5: Going Wild.
6: Getting to Florida.
7: Getting around Florida.
8: Practical Information.
9: Where to Stay.
10: Where to Eat.
11: Shopping.
12: Entertainment.
13: The History of Florida.
14: Exploring Florida.
15: Miami.
16: The Best of Miami.
17: Miami.
18: Coral Gables, Coconut Grove, and around.
19: Downtown, Little Havana, Vizcaya, and around.
20: Miami Beach and around.
21: Where to Stay in Miami.
22: The Gold and Treasure Coasts.
23: The Best of the Gold and Treasure Coasts.
24: The Gold and Treasure Coasts.
25: Where to Stay on the Gold and Treasure Coasts.
26: Orlando and the Parks.
27: The Best of Orlando and the Parks.
28: Orlando and the Parks.
29: Where to Stay in Orlando and the Parks.
30: The Space Coast.
31: The Best of the Space Coast.
32: The Space Coast.
33: Where to Stay on the Space Coast.
34: The Northeast.
35: The Best of the Northeast.
36: The Northeast.
37: Where to Stay in the Northeast.
38: The Panhandle.
39: The Best of the Panhandle.
40: The Panhandle.
41: Where to Stay in the Panhandle.
42: The Gulf Coast.
43: The Best of the Gulf Coast.
44: The Gulf Coast.
45: Where to Stay on the Gulf Coast.
46: The Lower Gulf Coast, Everglades, and Keys.
47: The Best of the Lower Gulf Coast, Everglades, and Keys.
48: The Lower Gulf Coast, Everglades, and Keys.
49: Where to Stay in the Lower Gulf Coast, Everglades, and Keys.
Florida Maps.
Florida Maps.
Selected Florida Town Index.
Miami Street Maps.
Miami Street Index.