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Visit Florida in the spring, Miami, Florida

 
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travelgrove-editor's pictureby travelgrove-editor review
added on 22nd of February, 2006
Population: 16 million

Major Airports:

* Miami International Airport - Miami (MIA)

* Fort Lauderdale International Airport - Forth Lauderdale (FLL)

* Orlando International Airport - Orlando (MCO)

* Palm Beach International Airport - Palm Beach (PBI)

* Tampa international Airport - Tampa (TPA)

* Jacksonville International Airport - Jacksonville (JAX)

* Boca Raton Airport - Boca Ration (BCT)

* Daytona Beach Intl. Airport - Dayton (DAB)

When to Go: Spring is the best time of the year to visit as the weather is the most consistent. Summer offers warm ocean water and scattered showers in the afternoon and occasionally electrical storms light up the sky. Fall is hurricane season and the high season come around in winter where hotel prices skyrocket, though restaurant prices remain fairly consistent. Florida is also about Walt Disney World and best times to visit are mid-December before the holidays as holiday decorations are up, the temperatures are down, as well as, smaller crowds and shorter lines.

Getting There: Almost every region of Florida is served by a major airport making it very convenient to touch down at exactly where you want to be in Florida.

Getting Around:

Miami provides visitors with the Metrorail system which links to the Metromover looping around the city making stops at major points of interest. The MetroBus is also available. If you are traveling outside of Miami city take the Tri-Rail system, which goes as far north as West Palm Beach. However, it can take you much longer by Tri-Rail then by car. So renting car is by far the fastest way to get outside of Miami to places like Boca Raton, Coral Gables or Palm Beach, but be careful, Miami's intersections have been reported to be among the most dangerous in the country.

Orlando is quite spread out, driving can be challenge due to the many one-way streets. So take advantage of your hotel shuttle services to the major attractions. Taxis are also readily available from the airport, hotel lobbies and main tourist areas.
 

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Miami History

MiamiSince the city came into being over hundred years ago, Miami has been amongst those that’s been through both triumph and turmoil. However, the increasingly diverse populace of Miami has been responsible for turning this tourist-oriented city into a cosmopolitan and glowing metropolis. From the time of its foundation, rich sub-tropical abundance in Miami along with its beautiful beaches has attracted everyone. Tequesta Indians were the ones, who founded this land over 10,000 years ago and kept it to themselves. However, Spanish again ‘discovered’ it in sixteenth century. During the nineteenth century, wreckers from Bahamas came to... Read more »

 
 
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Recent reviews for Miami

Visit on the Gold Coast of Florida - May 14, 2008, by lindamura
Not far from Miami there is a place destined for all those who like sunshine, and the combination of luxurious buildings with pristine natural surroundings. The coast is renowned for its beauty and great resorts people are looking for. All... Read more »

Lista de ana - Apr 18, 2008, by anau
En la pagina www.listadeana.com encontrara una guia gratuita con las mejores ofertas en tiendas conocidas en el sur de Florida. Asi como recomendaciones de restaurantes.Ademas una guia para estudiantes que empiezan a vivir solos con... Read more »

The seven wonders of Florida - Feb 22, 2006, by travelgrove-editor
Florida discovered by the Spaniards in their search for the mythical 'Fountain of Youth', still to this day attracts the young or young at heart alike. With Orlando attracting more visitors than any other amusement park, to Cape Canaveral... Read more »

 
 

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