Florida Vacations: Start Planning Your Trip for an Escape to the Sunshine State

This definitive guide for your Florida vacation with the best hotels, resorts, and tips on things to do whether you're heading to an amusement park, the city, or hitting the beach.

“Florida” is at the tip of almost any traveler’s tongue when it comes to planning a vacation. Summer, fall, winter, springs–it doesn’t matter.

But where to begin? A family-friendly, roller-coaster adventure at the theme parks in Orlando? A city escape to Tampa? Or the beach? Even if you settle on the beach, you’ve got Fort Lauderdale, South Beach, and the entire Gulf Coast to choose from and then you need to pick a hotel or resort on top of it all.

Here’s everything you need to know to plan your next Florida vacation.

Florida Vacations on the Beach

Dive right into a world-wide favorite–Miami. First, have a look at our list of South Beach hotels that put you right on the beach.

Bringing the family along? No worries. We’ve also got a collection of family-friendly Miami beach hotels.

Looking for a Florida beach vacation that’s a bit more tranquilo? Take a look at our collection of hotels along the Florida Gulf Coast.

If you want a reliable beach destination with some of the best sand you can find in Florida, then you might want to consider Fort Lauderdale.

Bringing the kids and still not sure where to go? Let Mom herself help you out with our Florida edition of our Mom Knows Best series.

A Walt Disney World® Vacation

We know how popular a trip to Walt Disney World® with the kids is. That’s why we put together a list of our eight favorite Walt Disney World® hotels complete with family favorites and transportation tips.

Play Ball!

If you’re a baseball fanatic, chances are you’ve been thinking about doing a trip to Florida for Spring Training baseball. Whether you’re heading down for the Tigers, Red Sox, or another Grapefruit team, we’ve got you covered.

Want to get away from the kids? Florida has a slew of adults-only resorts for that well-deserved one-on-one time.

Miami… Orlando… Been there, done that? Consider a trip to Sarasota.

Looking for some time in the sun with your partner or an action-packed adventure? There’s a romantic getaway in Florida for you.

Feature photo by Alex Shutin on Unsplash