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Florida State Map with Cities

by Vishul Malik

This southeasternmost state of the U.S. is known for beaches elongated to hundreds of miles. One of its key city, Miami, is noted for art scene, nightlife, and cultural influence. It also has the longest coastline in the contiguous US. The state reflects the influences of cultures such as European and African. It is also known for water sports, tennis, golf, and auto racing.

Florida State Map with Cities

About Florida State :

Located in the United State’s southeastern part, Florida is famously nicknamed the Sunshine State.’ Bordering Alabama and Georgia, the state enjoys a subtropical climate, which also makes it a popular tourist destination. A peninsula, it is surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean. Its coastline is 1,350 miles long, making it the longest of all states in the United States.

Facts About Florida

Total Area 170,304 square kilometers (65,755 square miles)
Population 21,312,211 (by 2018 estimate)
Latitude 24° 27′ N to 31° 00′ N
Longitude 80° 02′ W to 87° 38′ W
Capital Tallahassee

Lakes in Florida

Florida has numerous lakes that offer travelers great opportunities for fishing, kayaking, boating, and other recreational activities. Lake Okeechobee, covering an area of 730 miles, is one of the largest freshwater lakes in the state.

Other lakes in Florida include:

Lake Talquin Lake Poinsett
Lake Kissimmee Lake Tohopekaliga

Florida Beaches Florida is home to many spectacular beaches which comprise fabulous waters, pristine sands and, of course, gorgeous views. Beaches in Florida offer tourists exciting activities such as boating, fishing, shelling, surfing, to name a few. The beaches are also perfect for organizing a picnic or a party with your family or friends. Some of the beaches in the state that you must definitely visit are:

  • Smathers Beach
  • Crescent Beach
  • Haulover Beach
  • Clearwater Beach
  • Caladesi Island State Park

Hotels in Florida

With thousands of tourists coming to Florida every year, you can count on the state to have a large number of hotels. However, if you are traveling during the peak holiday season, it is better to book hotel rooms in advance. Some of the hotels are listed below.

Days Inn Radisson Hotel Orlando Hilton Garden Inn Orlando
Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach The Brazilian Court Hotel & Beach Club

Tourist Attractions in Florida

Aside from the many outdoor activities one can enjoy in Florida, there are many other attractions in the state, from amusement parks to historic cities and educational centers.

These attractions include:

  • Coral Castle
  • Universal Studios
  • Walt Disney World
  • Historic Saint Augustine
  • NASA’s Kennedy Space Center
  • Daytona International Speedway

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