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Welcome to Florida

With 825 miles of powdery white beaches, abundant recreation and the nickname, the Sunshine State, it’s clear why leisure-seeking snowbirds, fun-loving families and everyone in-between are drawn to Florida. From dazzling coral reefs to action-packed theme parks to sprawling metropolises bursting with history and culture, Florida makes it easy to fulfill the RV getaway of your dreams.

A courtyard in St. Augustine, Florida.

Tantalizing Atlantic Towns

On the Atlantic, Jacksonville is home to the largest urban park system in the country and invites you to relax on its beaches or get active on its trails. To the south, towns like Cape Canaveral, Titusville and Cocoa are part of the legendary Space Coast, where iconic rockets launched into history. Near the southern tip, Miami entrances visitors with Little Havana’s phenomenal Cuban sandwiches, the vibrant Wynwood murals, and the glitz and glamour of South Beach. Fans of Miami Vice will find familiar cityscapes as they explore one of America’s most exciting cities.

Great Gulf Cities

Rich in museums, performing arts venues and lively streets buzzing with culinary treasures, Florida’s cities promise an infinite amount of fun and excitement. Just a few hours away in the Gulf Coast is Fort Myers, where you can visit the former estates of Thomas Edison and Henry Ford, and come face-to-face with manatees in the non-captive Manatee Park. Also on the Gulf, Tampa Bay delights with flamenco-dance performances and family-friendly attractions like the Lowry Park Zoo and Busch Gardens Tampa.

Meet You at the Beach

Seeking relaxation? Head over to the state’s long panhandle and sail out to Gulf Islands National Seashore. America’s largest expanse of protected seashore, this area will leave you in awe with its dreamy white-sand beaches and turquoise waters. Go snorkeling or paddle out, and you may even see dolphins and stingrays. On the Atlantic, Venture onto Canaveral National Seashore to fish, hike and sunbathe. Sea turtles also nest here in the summer, and it’s worthwhile to join a tour to see these creatures lay their eggs. Near Key West, Dry Tortugas National Park entices oceanography enthusiasts with its spectacular coral reefs.

A fishing boat off the coast of Florida.

Enjoy Thrilling Outdoor Activities

Thanks to over 7,700 lakes, 10,550 miles of rivers, the Atlantic Ocean to the east and Gulf of Mexico to the west, anglers have little difficulty finding places to reel in the big ones. Florida’s ocean waters teem with sailfish, spotted sea trout, grouper, snapper and mackerels. The state’s inland waters lure anglers from all over the world with its exceptional black bass fishing. Lake Okeechobee is a top spot for fishing, and ducking hunting is huge here from November to January, while Apalachicola National Forest and Big Cypress National Preserve are prime destinations for deer hunting.