70 choose your ideal place
Park. Southeastern Florida is home to
the world-famous city of Miami, a lively
city with a distinct Latin American flair.
The Florida Keys are a chain of islands located at the southern tip of
Florida and have become a popular
destination for Americans looking
for a little bit of the tropics within the
U.S. Sport fishing, snorkeling, boating,
sailing and eco-tours are all popular
activities in the Keys.
The western coast of Florida fea-
tures beaches on the Gulf of Mexico.
Most of the areas along the Gulf coast
are less commercialized with fewer
tourist. These beaches are famous for
beautiful sunsets over the water.
On the northwestern side of the
state sits the narrow strip of land called
the Florida Panhandle. This is perhaps
the least ‘touristy’ area of Florida. Many
permanent and seasonal residents live
here and enjoy the beautiful white sand
beaches of the Gulf Coast.