Amazing Florida

Amanda's verdict
We love Florida! Where else can you get face to face with Mickey Mouse, Harry Potter, Cinderella and a real-life astronaut all within the space of a few days? Or swim with manatees one morning, and plunge down a mega waterslide the next? Whether your idea of fun is to paddle a kayak in the Keys or take a simulated mission to Mars, Florida delivers, big time.

Recommended tour operator: American Sky

American Sky says

Although it’s best known for its world-beating theme parks, Florida also boasts a wealth of family-friendly attractions from vast sandy beaches to air-boating through the Everglades, the Kennedy Space Center to snorkelling in the Florida Keys. In fact, there is so much to do in the Sunshine State that you could return year after year and never do the same thing twice.

  • Orlando theme parks
  • Beach resorts
  • Great value

For a flavour of all that the Sunshine State has to offer, a family fly-drive holiday gives you the best of all worlds and works particularly well with older children. This 12-day option, for example, takes in Florida Keys, Miami, the Everglades, Gulf Coast, Crystal River, Cocoa Beach and Orlando.

Many families stick to Orlando itself – Orlando’s theme parks are destinations in themselves, plus you have waterparks, outdoor adventure, discount shopping outlets, theatre shows, spas, golf courses and much more.

We have selected some great places to stay in Orlando, to suit all budgets. One of the most popular options is your own holiday home, many of them with a private pool and located within an easy drive of the theme parks.

If you prefer to stay in an Orlando hotel, we offer a huge range including some within Walt Disney Resort or Universal Orlando for example. All our selected hotels have a choice of family-rooms and an amazing range of restaurants and entertainment on your doorstep.

On our twin-centre holidays, you can twin your Orlando adventure with the white sandy beaches of Gulf Coast resorts such as St Pete and Clearwater, the natural paradise that is Sanibel, glamorous Naples or vibrant Key West, for example – idle your days away shell-seeking, fishing for tiddlers or whopping bill fish or kayaking with the manatees in Fort Myers.

We are constantly looking out for the best deals to help you get the best possible value for money – you’ll find our latest special offers online.

Find more about our family holidays in Florida.

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