|Welcome to the
Florida area of Southeast Getaway. Perhaps the most
recognizable area of Florida is Orlando with it's many theme
parks and things to do for the family. But, there are many
other areas that draw people tot he Sunshine state. We've
covered the areas below in a little more detail to help you
find your next vacation destination. Please look through our
selections below to find your next vacation or search for your
hotel using the search box.
Exciting Daytona Beach, Florida. Home of the Daytona 500, the
Birthplace of Stock Car racing, Bike Week and some of the finest
beaches in Florida. If you haven't been to Daytona in a while you
haven't seen Daytona. Daytona is now a clean and safe family
destination that still offers the thrills it always has.
Unpretentious, uncomplicated and breathtakingly beautiful, the
Emerald Coast is simply irresistible. Famous for 24 miles (38km) of
dazzling sugar white sands and brilliant green waters, the Southern sea
towns of Destin * Fort Walton Beach * Okaloosa Island present simple
pleasures -- the "World's Luckiest Fishing Village," spirited seaside
celebrations, links of great golf, undeniably fresh seafood and some of
the world's finest shelling -- all embraced within an unassuming charm.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
A short distance from Miami, Fort Lauderdale travelers bask in the
Florida sun. Fort Lauderdale has much to offer the traveler and golfer
with championship golf courses, waterfront shops and dining, and miles
of sandy, white beaches.
Home of the "Swamp" and the famous Florida Gators, this Florida city has a life and culture all its own. In Gainesville, as well as the surrounding areas, visitors can explore the beautiful rivers & lakes, cool natural springs and unspoiled wilderness parks of an exquisite sub-tropical region. Easy US Interstate-75 access allows exploration of many of the nearby natural attractions from cycling, canoeing, hiking, camping, bird-watching and fishing to tubing down the famous Suwannee River
Key West, Florida
Key West is one of the hottest vacation destinations in the country.
There's more packed into this small community than one would think
possible. Visitors to the Florida Keys are never disappointed. Key West
has a busy central tourist district, Duval St., but it also has
plentiful quiet, palm-lined streets with beautiful Spanish and
Caribbean-style houses. Many family activities will keep you busy,
notably the street performers. Don't forget to catch the unforgettable
sunset over the water!
Blast off to the vacation destination of Melbourne on the Atlantic
coast of Florida. Just miles from the Kennedy Space Center and minutes
from the pristine beach, Melbourne is a must for the Florida golf and
Orlando in Florida is home to Walt Disney World, Cypress Gardens,
Universal Studios and over 60 more attractions. Discover why Orlando is
THE number 1 travel destination in the US.
Panama City, Florida
Panama City, with bright sun-shiny days and over 27 miles of beaches composed
of some of the most brilliant white sand in the world, it's no wonder so many
people return to Panama City year after year.
This is the place to hear the roar and view the amazing feats of the famous U.S. Navy Blue Angels flying overhead. Visitors to Pensacola, Florida will experience this and a host of other things to do and see from history and shopping to sports, natural beauty, and attractions.
Conveniently located and easily accessible at the western end of the Florida Panhandle, Pensacola lies only five miles inland from the beautiful beaches of the Gulf of Mexico.
Saint Augustine, Florida
With its old-world
charm, unique attractions and delightful dining and shopping options,
it's easy to see why "The Nation's Oldest City" is one of
Florida's top vacation destinations. Founded in 1565, St.
Augustine is America's oldest permanently settled European city.
Whether visitors want to explore old lifestyles and long-ago wars,
marvel at unique oddities, or see reenactments of days gone by, this
historical city will provide an entire vacation's worth of
activities. Many tours of the city are available by horse-drawn
carriage, train or trolley. Area events are known for their
pageantry and individual charm.
Over the past few decades, Tampa has grown and developed into a wonderful
destination with excellent beaches and world-class hotels, with everything to
offer visitors of all ages. Of course, no visit to Tampa would be complete
without a visit to Busch Gardens, the amusement park and zoo built by the
famous beer brewery. Tampa has even more museums and attractions that await
those who want to sample the Florida Gulf Coast.
Southeast Getaway is our premier online publication featuring
popular travel destinations in the Southeast. This guide is a planning
tool for the Southern traveler, tourist, or golfer.
The Web is growing at a tremendous rate each and every day.
Southeast Getaway takes advantage of this growth by focusing on
the Web viewer planning a vacation.
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