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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 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 Amusement Park in Winter Haven

Legoland

Legoland is a joy. With manageable crowds and lines, and no bells and whistles, this lakeside theme park maintains an old-school vibe – you don't have to plan like a general to enjoy a day here, and it's strikingly …
Top Choice Amusement Park in Orlando

Universal Orlando Resort

Pedestrian-friendly Universal Orlando Resort has got spunk, spirit and attitude. With fantastic rides, excellent children's attractions and entertaining shows, it's comparable to Walt Disney World. But Universal doe…
Top Choice Museum in Delray Beach

Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens

Japanese immigrant and pineapple farmer Sukeji 'George' Morikami, a member of the original Yamato settlement of Delray, donated his spectacularly landscaped 200-acre property for the establishment of a museum showca…
Top Choice Area in Universal Orlando Resort

Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Alan Gilmore and Stuart Craig, art director and production designer for the films, collaborated closely with the Universal Orlando Resort engineers to create what is without exception the most fantastically realized…
Top Choice Area in Universal Studios

Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley

Diagon Alley, lined with magical shops selling robes, Quidditch supplies, wands, brooms and more, leads to the massive Gringotts Bank, home to one of Universal Studio's multisensory thrill rides, Harry Potter and th…
Top Choice Stadium in Daytona Beach

Daytona International Speedway

The Holy Grail of raceways has a diverse race schedule. Ticket prices skyrocket for good seats at big races, headlined by the Daytona 500 in February. It's worth wandering the massive stands for free on non-race day…
Top Choice State Park in Big Bend

Manatee Springs State Park

This park is worth a stop for a dip into the 72˚F crystalline waters of the beautiful eponymous spring. On dry land – a spongy combo of sand and limestone shaded by tupelo, cypress and pine – there's the 8.5-mile-lo…
Top Choice Museum in West Palm Beach

Norton Museum of Art

Undergoing a major renovation at the time of research (the design was done by architect Norman Foster), this is the largest art museum in Florida. It opened in 1941 to display the enormous art collection of industri…