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October through April is the peak tourist season for flights to southern Florida. Orlando’s theme parks are busy year-round, with the highest peaks coinciding with school holidays, including spring and summer breaks. Summer is the busy season in northern Florida. Florida remains a popular destination for spring-break vacations, and those weeks are busy as are long holiday weekends.
Winter is the off season in northern Florida. If you don’t mind the hot and humid weather, cheap flights to Florida’s southern region are easily found in the summer.
Before buying airline tickets to Florida decide what part of the state you want to explore: There’s so much to do in Florida, it’s hard to know where to begin. Book a Florida trip to the gulf side to see Clearwater Beach, Naples, and Sanibel Island – year-round destination spots with resorts, condos, golf courses and enough sand and sun to keep anyone happy. Mickey Mouse welcomes millions of tourists to his home in Orlando, and Daytona Beach traditionally serves as host to Spring-breakers. Further south, Florida flights drop travellers in Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach and Miami, where decadence and lavish lifestyles line the city centres. Simply put: Florida is a destination spot for anyone.
Flights to Florida are easy to find, and savvy travellers will find cheap flights to Florida during the off season (usually the summer months). Sports fans booking Florida airline tickets will head straight to Jacksonville for Spring Training or down to Miami for a Dolphins game.
Beach lovers on flights to Florida will find heaven in Miami and West Palm Beach. Pack the golf clubs on your trip to Florida – this state has some of the best courses in the nation. And if you’re a foodie you’re in luck: Florida is home to some of the finest restaurants in the nation with an eclectic mix of cuisine and dining options for any traveller on any budget.
With so many options, it’s no wonder that your Florida flight takes you to one of the hottest destination spots for travellers.
A car is the best way to get around Florida. Although some cities have public transportation, you need to check that it goes where you want to go and at convenient times. Driving is generally the best way to go from town to town and across the state. Depending on the distance, flying from one city to another may be a better option.
Florida is great for bicycling. Although biking in the cities isn’t recommended, there are bike paths along the coasts and long-distance trails in central Florida. Plus, Florida is flat: its highest point is 105 metres above sea level.
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