Boasting one of the longest coastlines in the United States, it is no wonder that Florida is a top tourist destination. With its tropical climate, white sandy beaches and crystal blue coastlines, Florida is the perfect getaway for those seeking peace and relaxation.
Florida Resorts: What better way to spend your next Christmas vacation than by renting a car and booking a few nights at a luxurious Florida resort? There are many from which to choose, including: La Playa Beach & Golf Resort in Naples, South Seas Island Resort in Captiva, Hawks Cay Resort located Midway down the Florida Keys and Boca Raton Resort in Boca Raton. All offer beach access, pools and beautiful lodgings. If your are on a budget, there are some beautiful cheap accommodation options too, for those who search them out.
Professional Sports: If you are a sports fan, then a visit to Florida is sure to please. The best plan is to rent a cheap car and hit as many games as possible. Try to book tickets in advance to see games played by your favorite teams.
Florida is home to NFL teams Jacksonville Jaguars, Miami Dolphins, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The NHL teams Tampa Bay Lightning and Florida Panthers are based in Florida. NBA teams Miami Heat, Orlando Magic also call Florida home. Games can be seen at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Ice Palace in Tampa Bay, Miami Arena in Miami, National Car Rental Center in Sunrise and at Raymond James in Tampa Bay.
Family Activities: No trip to Florida would be complete without spending a few days at The Walt Disney Theme Park. Drive your minivan rental to Orlando and stay at one of the many Disney Resorts. Your kids will have a blast visiting Magic Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, Epcot Center and taking a ride on Space Mountain. Also, be sure to visit both Mickey and Minnie at their side-by-side country homes.
Miami Beach is a great place to take kids. For a cheap outing, South Pointe Park, right next to the beach, is a great place to take a picnic and enjoy the day. Places to visit in Tampa include: Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, the Lowry Park Zoo, the Big Cat Rescue and the Florida State Fairgrounds.
Finally, if you are able to drive your car rental to Pensacola, make sure t visit Sam's Fun City, Pensacola Beach and Fort Pickens.