The Overseas Highway, also known as U.S. Highway 1, connects the Florida Keys with the mainland. It stretches 127.5 miles (205.2 km) into the Gulf of Mexico, from Key Largo, Islamorada, Marathon, Lower Keys and at last to Key West, the most distant and most famous island. Much of the highway uses a route that was initially a railroad, initially built by the Overseas Railroad that was finished in 1912, but was basically destroyed by a noteworthy hurricane in 1935. The present highway opened in 1938, with one bridge that is almost seven miles in length. The Seven Mile Bridge has been featured in films such as True Lies, 2 Fast 2 Furious, and Mission Impossible III.
Before Miami Vice, South Beach was where wrongdoing kept residents indoors around evening time and hotels stood mostly empty. In the late 1980s aided by the TV show's popularity a renaissance started in South Beach, with an influx of fashion industry professionals moving into the territory. Today South Beach is the most popular and richest region of Miami Beach and one of the best tourist attractions in Florida. The region is known for its hip clubs and wild nightlife as well as its famous workmanship deco design.
To the uninitiated, the Everglades may show up as a major swamp but it is actually a vast, shallow, slow moving waterway of grass that extends from Lake Okeechobee to Florida Bay. During the become season it dries scarce aside from the more profound places. It is an inconceivably unique ecosystem, a subtropical wilderness that supports creatures such as alligators, bottlenose dolphins, manatees and bald eagles. And in the midst of the mangroves, cypress, hardwood hammocks and miles of grass, there are endless opportunities in the everglades for climbing, bicycling, paddling, kayaking, sailing, outdoors and fishing.
Key West is known as the southernmost city in the mainland United States and is found closer to Havana than to Miami. For a long time, Key West was the largest town in Florida, and it became prosperous from the valuables of shipwrecks. Enhanced route prompted less shipwrecks, and Key West went into a decrease in the late 19th century. Although Key West today has been intensely restored and rejuvenated for the one million tourists that visit the island every year, the town has held some of its sense of individualism and isolation, somewhat disengaged from the rest of Florida. Tourist attractions on Key West include Ernest Hemingway's previous home, the Southernmost Point, the lighthouse and several drinking establishments.
Walt Disney World, situated in Lake Buena Vista close Orlando, is the flagship of Disney's overall amusement stop realm and the most popular tourist fascination in Florida. It is also by a wide margin, the world's largest and most-visited amusement stop resort. The centerpieces of Walt Disney World are the four amusement parks: The Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios, and Disney's Animal Kingdom. Some visitors describe it as a position of fun, enchantment and fantasy while others gripe of crowds, guile, and unrelenting tackiness.
Kennedy Space Center
Kennedy Space Center has been the launch site for each US human space trip since 1968 and currently operates as a launch site for unmanned rockets. It is also one of Florida's tourist attractions and the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex offers museums, movies, a rocket garden and bus tours of imperative shuttle readiness and launch facilities. Prior to a rocket launch, the Visitor Complex also sells "launch passes" but remember that for safety reasons, the closest approach accessible is no less than 4 miles away, and regularly much further.
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Situated on the Atlantic coast, Fort Lauderdale is known as the "Venice of America" due to its expansive and mind boggling trench system. The city is most famous for its beaches and boats. Once a noteworthy spring break destination it is presently a stylish and sophisticated city. Focal along the beach strip is Fort Lauderdale Beach, with its crisp, new, wavy-strolled promenade separating the beach from the low-rise lodgings, restaurants, and beach shops.