Fall is upon us, and the temperatures reflect it. Before we know it, the fall, crisp weather will be replaced with the frigid temperatures of winter. We will spend more time indoors and will put on more layers to keep warm. We will crank up the furnaces, in an attempt to keep our homes warm and comfortable. Many dream of warm weather during the winter and count down the months until spring is here. The southern states are a popular vacation spot during the winter?s colder months. The southern states, such as Florida offer many benefits to travelers.
The weather remains warm, all year long. Florida is on the southern coast of the United States. Because of this, it remains warm, all year long. Although the winter months do experience lowered temperatures than the humid, summer months, they are still much warmer than other states in the country. Many northern and East coast U.S. residents travel to Florida to escape the cold winter weather. They are also escaping large amounts of snow and ice.
There are many beautiful views, along the coastlines. The state of Florida has many coast lines. You can view the ocean from the East, South, and Western coast lines. Wherever you go in Florida, you are never more than 60 miles from the beach. Each have views of different oceans. The state of Florida is also home to many smaller islands, giving travelers the option to visit an island that is completely surrounded by water. There are also many different types of lodging available, allowing travelers to stay in a hotel right on the ocean, or even a waterfront hotel that is located on an island.
There are endless activities to participate in. Considering that Florida stays warm for much of the year, there are an abundance of outdoor activities available. Travelers can engage in water sports and outdoor activities, even in the middle of the winter months. For days that the water may be cooler, travelers can still participate in outdoor activities, such as air shows and local shows. The top 5 most popular summer vacation activities in the United States are 1. Shopping (54%), 2. Visiting historical sites (49%), 3. Swimming and water sports (49%), 4. Going to a park or national park (46%), and 5. Sightseeing tours (46%). Many of these activities in Florida are not specific to the summer months.
Resort style types of lodging. Florida attracts a lot of tourists, so they have a lot of different types of lodging available. There are all type of lodging for all types of travelers. Those who prefer camping can choose to stay on one of Florida?s many campgrounds. Those who prefer hotel accommodations can choose one of Florida?s many hotels with a hotel suite. There are both mainland hotels and coastal hotels. There are also many tourist Florida cities to choose from. Each city boasts its own advantages.
Florida?s beaches are an attraction of their own. Florida has a lot of coast lines, many of which are covered with beautiful beaches. Florida has over 1,300 miles of coastlines, 663 miles of beaches and more than 11,000 miles of rivers, streams and waterways. Each of Florida?s beaches is different in their own way. Some of them are known for their swimming conditions, with clear ocean water. Others are known for their shell collecting ability, with miles and miles of beach with washed up seashells on them.
A high percentage of Americans do not enjoy the winter weather. This is why so many choose to retire to or travel to the southern states for the winter months. The weather in the southern states, such as Florida remains warm for much of the year. The abundance of activities, beaches, restaurants, and views makes Florida a wonderful place to visit in the cold, winter months. There are multiple types of lodging available, making it perfect for family members of all preferences and hobbies.