Attractions

Museum in Merritt Island

Kennedy Space Center

Whether you're mildly interested in space or a die-hard sci-fi fan, a visit to the Space Center is awe inspiring. To get a good overview, start at the Early Space Exploration exhibit, progress to the 90-minute bus t…
Top Choice Museum in Sarasota

Ringling Museum Complex

The 66-acre winter estate of railroad, real-estate and circus baron John Ringling and his wife, Mable, is one of the Gulf Coast’s premier attractions and incorporates their personal collection of artworks in what is…
Top Choice Ride in Islands of Adventure

Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade

Poke around among the cobbled streets and impossibly crooked buildings of Hogsmeade; munch on Cauldron Cakes; and mail a card via Owl Post – all in the shadow of Hogwarts Castle. Two of Orlando's best rides are here…
Top Choice Museum in St Petersburg

Salvador Dalí Museum

The theatrical exterior of the Salvador Dalí Museum augurs great things: out of a wound in the towering white shoebox oozes the 75ft geodesic atrium Glass Enigma. Even better, what unfolds inside is like a blueprint…
Top Choice Museum in Palm Beach

Flagler Museum

This museum is housed in the spectacular 1902 mansion built by Henry Flagler as a gift for his bride, Mary Lily Kenan. The beaux-arts-styled Whitehall was one of the most modern houses of its era and quickly became …
Top Choice Zoo in Melbourne

Brevard Zoo

For over 20 years this community-built zoo has set standards for imaginative design, immersive wildlife experiences, education and conservation. Since hammer-holding locals came out in force in March 1994 to start c…
Amusement Park in Winter Haven

Legoland

With manageable crowds and lines, and no bells and whistles, lakeside Legoland maintains an old-school vibe – you don't have to plan like a general to enjoy a day here, and though it feels a bit dated, it is strikin…
Top Choice Area in Epcot

World Showcase

Who needs the hassle of a passport and jet lag when you can travel the world right here at Walt Disney World? World Showcase, one of two themed sections of Epcot, comprises 11 countries arranged around a lagoon. Wat…
Top Choice Beach in St Pete Beach & Barrier Island Beaches

Fort DeSoto Park

Fort DeSoto's 1136-acres of unspoiled wilderness is unquestionably one of Florida’s premier beach parks – with the accolades to prove it. It includes 7 miles of beaches, two fishing piers and an extensive nature tra…
Top Choice Museum in Fort Myers

Edison & Ford Winter Estates

Florida's snowbirds can be easy to mock, but not this pair. Thomas Edison built his winter home in 1885 and lived in Florida seasonally until his death in 1931. Edison's friend Henry Ford built his adjacent bungalow…