Florida is a popular tourist destination and numerous forms of recreation are available, been water sports among the most popular. The state has some great parks, forests and wildlife refuges, including the Everglades, Big Cypress, Apalachicola, Myakka River, Biscayne National Park, Canaveral National Seashore and others. The capital é Tallahassee and Miami is the largest metropolitan area.
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The Magic Kingdom, Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando.
Sailing off Miami (photo Peter W. Cross)
The Sunshine Skyway Bridge (6.7 km long), spanning the Tampa Bay and connecting St. Petersburg to Terra Ceia (Photo Patrick Farrell).
Rosemary Beach in Walton County (Photo Visit Florida).
Fort Lauderdale (Photo Visit Florida).
Above, beach in Islamorada in the Florida Keys, Monroe County. Below, Daytona Beach (Photo Visit Florida).
Clearwater Beach, Pinellas County (photo Chris Zuppa).
Lido Key, Sarasota (photo Chris Zuppa).
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Photo Peter W. Cross and Patrick Farrell