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The 7 Best National Parks in the United States…

Almost 280 million people visit National Parks in the U.S. each year.

And it’s no surprise.

The U.S. is home to a whopping 59 National Parks across 27 states.

But of those 59, just seven rise above the rest for their stunning scenery and unique natural elements.

Find out which national park made the cut and why…

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Experience the Magic; Orlando, Florida

Over 51 million tourists per year can’t be wrong – there is definitely stuff to see in Orlando.

Prepare for a sensory overload in the central region of Florida where theme park after attraction after theme park compete with color, sound, light, animals, water, thrills and sugar to lure you into their world.

Undeniably a lifetime experience for every child (and child within), Orlando will blow you mind like no other place on earth.

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International Speedway 500; Daytona, Florida

Speeds of over 200 miles per hour (325km) have been recorded at the ‘World Centre for Racing’ and even if a record isn’t set every day, the antics at the Dayton International Speedway are a petrol-head’s dream.

Amidst the sultry location of Dayton Beach in Florida the races at the speedway are televised and watched by millions around the world, yet what the big screen can’t deliver is the smell of rubber burning and palpable energy which makes a visit to Dayton Florida incomparable.Continue

5 Day Itinerary For A Florida Keys Vacation…

There’s a saying in Florida: the further north you go, the more southern you get.

Nowhere is this more true than Key West – the southernmost point in the continental United States – which serves up an oh-so-interesting blend of Cuban, Southern and uniquely Floridian culture. It’s a place where anyone – from beach bums to party animals to history buffs – can find plenty to keep them occupied.

Above all, Key West is known for its counter-culture. A flamboyant collection of fire jugglers, stilt walkers and musicians appear each sunset along Mallory Square, while “clothing optional” bars serve strong drinks along Duval Street (see a full list of bars in Key West here).

Families and historians alike will appreciate the Mel Fisher Maritime Museum and the Ernest Hemingway Home (open year round; admission includes 30 minute guided tour).

And let’s not forget desert: Key Lime pie, a sweet and tangy pie made from local limes, is not to be missed.

Sure, Key West is the biggest draw for most visitors, but the more northern keys (meaning “small islands”) are worth exploring, too. Below packs in the best the keys have to offer in five days…Continue

The Underwater World of The Florida Keys

At the southern tip of Florida lies an extraordinary albeit fragile place. The third largest barrier coral reef in the world lies just off the shores of Key Largo and provides a spectacular platform to view one of nature’s most delicate habitats.

To really appreciate this underwater miracle of dynamic marine life, you will need to do what thousands of people come to do each year – Strap on some scuba gear and plunge to the depths where a world bursting with the entire spectrum of colors await.Continue