Florida Waterparks

From Typhoon Lagoon to Wet-N-Wild, explore the waterparks of Florida.

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Caladesi Island State Park

Caladesi Island State Park

Enjoy 3 miles of undeveloped beach with your significant other on Caladesi Island State Park, which is easily accessible from St. Petersburg. Hotels and resorts closest to the island are minutes away, in Dunedin, FL. 960 1280

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Destin

Destin

What better way to start your life together than on the beautiful sugar-white beaches of Destin, FL, at Sandestin Beach Golf Resort, northwest Florida’s premier hotel. The hotel recently made National Geographic Traveler's "10 Best Fall Trips." 960 1280

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Little Torch Key

Little Torch Key

Welcome to tropical paradise on Little Torch Key. The Little Palm Island Resort and Spa is a wonderful oasis for a honeymoon. Picture this: Air-conditioned, thatched roof bungalow suites, with custom-made beds topped by plush mosquito netting. White paths of crushed seashells weave through 6 acres of tropical flowers, palm trees and sandy beaches. 960 1280

Little Palm Island Resort  

Santa Rosa Beach

Santa Rosa Beach

Just outside of Panama City, the WaterColor Inn and Resort on Santa Rosa Beach is considered one of the best honeymoon locations in Florida. 960 1280

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Honeymoon Island

Honeymoon Island

Minutes north of Caladesi Island is Honeymoon Island, known for its turquoise waters and white sand beach. 960 1280

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Florida Keys

Florida Keys

The beautiful islands and beaches of the Florida Keys can leave anyone speechless. 960 1280

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Palm Beach

Palm Beach

Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at the Four Seasons Resort on Palm Beach. 960 1280

Four Seasons Resort  

Siesta Key

Siesta Key

Many consider Siesta Key the Sunshine State's most romantic getaway, according to Southern Living magazine. 960 1280

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South Beach

South Beach

While visiting The Tides, you can feel world's away from the busy nightlife of South Beach, or right in the middle of it. Your choice. 960 1280

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Naples

Naples

If kicking back and enjoying one another isn't enough, the LaPlaya Beach and Golf Resort in Naples, FL, is a beautiful complement. Enjoy the relaxing sands in the morning, greens the rest of the afternoon, and an intimate dinner for 2 in the evening. 960 1280

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Sanibel Island Beach

Sanibel Island Beach

Located on Florida's southwest Gulf Coast, the beautiful Sanibel Island Beach is a favorite destination among honeymooners for its honeymoon cottages and memorable sunsets, some of the most romantic along the Florida Gulf Coast. 960 1280

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Captiva Island

Captiva Island

Captiva Island, the sister island to Sanibel, offers a luxurious honeymoon escape. South Seas Island Resort's secluded honeymoon getaways and private villas are a must. 960 1280

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Brendan Mica and Brittani Cotton having a picnic on Little Palm Island Resort

Brendan Mica and Brittani Cotton having a picnic on Little Palm Island Resort

Among the Florida Keys' many luxury resorts, the Little Palm Island is a private, 5-acre resort accessible only by boat or seaplane. The amazing accomodations include an Island Grand Suite, with hot tub, his-and-her bathrooms and a massage room. To complete the day, you can have a romantic picnic on the beach. 960 1280

  

South Beach in Miama Beach

South Beach in Miama Beach

South Beach, a neighborhood in Miami Beach, is another Florida destination where you'll find luxurious beaches, resorts and clubs. 960 1280

  

Penthouse deck pool at the Setai in South Beach

Penthouse deck pool at the Setai in South Beach

One of the swankiest South Beach hotels is the Setai. The resort's specialty suites include a penthouse with a 2,000-square-foot patio, a bar, pool and Jacuzzi. A private chef, butler and concierge are on call for VIP guests. 960 1280

  

Penthouse Suite recording studio at the Setai Hotel in South Beach, Florida

Penthouse Suite recording studio at the Setai Hotel in South Beach, Florida

For those rock stars who need to work while on vacation, the Setai offers a professional recording studio. Artists like Beyoncé and Mary J. Blige have used the facility. 960 1280

  

SET nightclub in South Beach Miama

SET nightclub in South Beach Miama

An evening in South Beach wouldn't be complete without a visit to SET nightclub. Be warned: getting past these ropes can be tough. 960 1280

  

Dance floor at the SET in South Beach

Dance floor at the SET in South Beach

A-list celebrities, such as Rihanna and Leonardo DiCaprio, have been spotted at SET. The Trophy Room offers privacy for those who want to keep a low profile. Bottles range from $500 to $20,000. 960 1280

  

Lucretia Lindemann shows a mansion in Coral Gables, FL

Lucretia Lindemann shows a mansion in Coral Gables, FL

High-end real estate broker Lucrecia Lindemann specializes in multi-million dollar beach homes in areas like Coral Gables, FL. 960 1280

  

$17 million mansion in coral gables

$17 million mansion in coral gables

This mansion in Coral Gables, FL, has got it all, including a private dock. The price tag for this amazing beach house is $17 million. 960 1280

  

top deck on the mega yacht Triumphant Lady

top deck on the mega yacht Triumphant Lady

For those who would rather stay at sea a 155-foot motor yacht called the The Triumphant Lady is the answer. This vessel includes 5 staterooms, a spa and a crew of 8, including a private chef. 960 1280

  

Outdoor dining area of the Triumphant Lady mega yacht

Outdoor dining area of the Triumphant Lady mega yacht

The Triumphant Lady mega yacht also includes an outdoor dining area and a glass-bottom Jacuzzi. The price tag for a week's stay is $150,000. 960 1280

  

Rachel Quinn, Disney Dream Cruise Director

Rachel Quinn, Disney Dream Cruise Director

Rachel Quinn, Disney Dream's cruise director, gives a tour of the ship's 14 decks, 1,250 staterooms and luxury options. 960 1280

  

Roy O Disney Suites

Roy O Disney Suites

Among Disney Dream's accommodations are the Walter E. or Roy O. Disney suites. These concierge-level staterooms are spacious enough for the whole family, and feature a private verandah with your very own hot tub. 960 1280

  

Remy adult only restaurant on Disney Dream

Remy adult only restaurant on Disney Dream

For those adults looking for a getaway, the Disney Dream offers an adults-only pool as well as adults-exclusive dining at its upscale restaurant, Remy. 960 1280

  

EPCOT

EPCOT

Travel around the world without leaving Orlando in EPCOT Center's World Showcase. You can also take a ride through the future as imagined decades ago in the famous golf-ball shaped dome, Spaceship Earth. 960 1280

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Magic Kingdom

Magic Kingdom

The purported happiest place on Earth, Disney's Magic Kingdom is sure to entertain the kids - whether with one of their parades or classic rides like Space Mountain. 960 1280

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Holy Land Experience

Holy Land Experience

Orlando's Holy Land Experience is surely a unique Florida attraction: visitors can have the Last Supper with Jesus and disciples (actors, of course). 960 1280

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Universal Studios Orlando

Universal Studios Orlando

Universal Studios Orlando, next door to its roller-coaster-laden cousin, Islands of Adventure, is a must for movie fans. Where else can you experience an attack from Jaws, save New York from aliens along with the Men in Black, or hang out with Beetlejuice? 960 1280

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Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom

Disney's Animal Kingdom features more than 500 acres of grounds where animals can roam freely. Guests can roam in open safari vehicles, watching out for giraffes, hippos, lions, and more. 960 1280

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Islands of Adventure

Islands of Adventure

Universal's Islands of Adventure is the go-to place for those with a need for speed. Thrill seekers will especially enjoy Dr. Doom's Fearfall and the Incredible Hulk Coaster. 960 1280

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Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Of course, the newest and most popular attraction at Universal's Islands of Adventure is The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Fans will be treated to plenty of performances, a dragon-themed roller coaster, and even (non-alcoholic) butterbeer. 960 1280

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Silver Springs

Silver Springs

The glass bottom boats at Silver Springs allow you to get up close and personal with local wildlife, like alligators, turtles, and if you're lucky, a manatee or two. 960 1280

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See all your favorite aquatic animals in one place ' SeaWorld Orlando. See interactive shows with killer whales and experience thrilling roller coasters and water rides. 960 1280

SeaWorld  

Located in Orlando and partnered with SeaWorld and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, Discovery Cove is an all-inclusive getaway where visitors get up-close and personal with the park's animals. Take a day or 2 to swim with dolphins, experience an underwater tropical reef and visit Explorer's Aviary to see and hear tropical birds from all over the world. 960 1280

Discovery Cove  

Spend the day at one of the biggest water parks in Florida. Wet `n' Wild has over 30 acres of slides, flumes, surfing and more. Founded by Sea World creator George Millay in 1977, the park was honored by Aquatics International as being the first true water park in America. 960 1280

Wet 'n' Wild  

Also in Daytona, NASCAR fans can enjoy the Daytona International Speedway All Access Tour. Here, fans photograph the 2010 Daytona 500 winning car. 960 1280

Daytona International Speedway  

About a 2-hour drive from downtown Orlando, Tampa Bay is home to Bush Gardens. Featured here is SheiKra, a roller coaster with "floorless" cars giving the riders a unique view at 70 mph. 960 1280

Busch Gardens  

A boy plays in the fountain in the Rocket Garden at the John F. Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, just outside of Cape Canaveral, FL. Visitors can stand under the massive rockets that first put NASA astronauts into space and much more. If you spend an entire day at the Kennedy Space Center and there happens to be a night launch, stick around ' it's a must-see. 960 1280

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Florida's Everglades are known to many as the place to see alligators and ride airboats. This National Park is home to thousands of species of birds, reptiles, mammals and, best of all, beautiful Florida sunsets. 960 1280

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The southern-most tip of the US main land, the Florida Keys are known for beautiful beaches, boating, fishing, Key Lime Pie and Margaritaville. The Keys were also the onetime home to Nobel Prize-winning author Ernest Hemmingway. Pictured here is Mallory Square, the center of Key West's historic waterfront. 960 1280

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