Florida – More Than Just Beaches For Summer Fun


Now that the kids are out of school for the summer you may be wondering where you could take them to while away the summer days somewhere fun, exciting and warm. This is why taking a road trip somewhere like Florida is a great way to kick start the summer and get the kids out to somewhere new and exciting with tons of things to do for the family. Read ahead for some great suggestions for your Florida road trip this summer!

Universal Studios

Universal Studios Florida is part of the larger Universal Studios Resort located in Orlando, a perfect place to take the children and entire family, especially TV and film lovers. Universal Studios has a number of attractions within the park including rides and shows that reprise films and TV shows that have been popular. Themed restaurants and rides help to attract those who are in the area and it’s always a favourite place for both adults and children alike who want to get a glimpse inside the world of their favourite films and television shows. ., If you want to really impress the kids, consider taking them to Universal Studios this summer! Be sure to check in advance to see which of your favourite films and TV shows will be featured, as well as which are only on for a short time so you can be sure to head over to Universal Studios to catch the limited time exhibits should you wish to.

Kennedy Space Centre and Cape Canaveral

The Kennedy Space Centre and Cape Canaveral is the ultimate in Florida things to do. Check ahead and plan your trip to coincide with a rocket launch to really impress the family. The Kennedy Space Centre houses an impressive collection of former rockets, space suits and even moon rocks amongst other impressive exhibits that highlight the varied and long history of the space race to today. Go back in time to the first time man entered space, walked on the moon and lived for a long period of time on the International Space Station, all of which can be experienced at the Kennedy Space Centre.

The Everglades

The Florida Everglades are a vast expanse of National Park south west of Miami which remains one of the most visited areas in the state, mainly by visitors looking to relax and unwind as well as see some of the impressive wildlife that make this region of wetland and natural paradise their homes. It is comprised of a combination of sawgrass prairie, bay, pineland and more and as a result is an enormous mixture of interesting and varied regions that make up a widely diverse ecosystem. This is a great location for all the family to explore, especially for the nature and animal lovers in your life.

So there you have a couple of great suggestions for this year’s trip to Florida. With some of the most diverse and exciting things to see and do, it’s easy to see why Florida continues to be a hit with people of all ages.