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FLORIDA TRAVEL GUIDE


When it comes to fun, Florida is one of the biggest crowd-pleasers. With a winning combination of year-round sunshine, exotic white sand beaches, the tropical Everglades, Disney resorts and theme parks, there's not much about Florida that doesn't rock. Relax on manicured golf courses or in luxurious spas, or enjoy a wide array of outdoor activities like water sports and fishing. And of course, the dining, nightlife and shopping scenes are enough to keep even the most finicky traveler entertained.

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TRAVEL

French musician Enrico Macias will give a concert in Miami on June 8th
A FRENCH LEGEND
Enrico Macias in Concert
Legendary French musician Enrico Macias will perform in Miami in June in celebration of the 50th anniversary of his career. Check out GAYOT's guide for the details!

EXPLORE AMERICA
Top 10 U.S. National Parks
Check out our list of the country's most breathtaking national parks, including the Everglades, a vast wetlands providing sanctuary to several species of endangered animals.
Florida's Everglades National Park, one of our Top 10 National Parks, is a sanctuary for several endangered species of wildlife

The Florida Room in Miami
BUSINESS TRAVEL GUIDE
Miami
A recent explosion of hip restaurants and lounges along the Biscayne/Brickell Corridor has made North America's southernmost major city — or Latin America's northern capital — an increasingly alluring place for business travelers to base their stay. Find out where to sleep and play on your next venture.

WHERE THE WHEEL IS KING
72 Hours in Daytona
What would Daytona be without the fast and the furious? A quiet, sleepy little town just basking in the sun along an endless beach of 23 miles. And that it is — in between "speedweeks!" Take things fast or slow — it's up to you on this 72-hour getaway.

Daytona Beach Shores

Disney's Grand Floridian
MORE THAN MICKEY MOUSE
72-Hours in Orlando
Central Florida's theme-park reputation is deserved, as it is the world's number-one resort destination. But there's another side beyond the amusement center clamor: designer shopping, great museums, top dining and maybe, time out on a scenic cruise past lounging alligators and swaying palms.

RESTAURANTS

FINE FLORIDA FARE
Restaurants Statewide
Browse our extensive restaurant listings in cities throughout the state to find the best dining in Florida. It’s all in the details as you read about some of our favorite cafés, bistros, dining rooms, and more…
Browse through our Florida restaurants list

HOTELS

An underwater diver at Jules' Undersea Lodge
TOP 10 EXTREME HOTELS
Jules' Undersea Lodge
Dive right into this Jules Verne-inspired underwater research habitat and hotel, located in the Florida Keys. Earn an Aquanaut certificate while enjoying unlimited diving and partake in gourmet dinners, prepared by the hotel's "mer-chef."

RENAISSANCE-STYLE OASIS
The Breakers Palm Beach
A subtropical climate, year-round breezes and a faraway feeling, is why The Breakers is the perfect destination for those in search of a true island escape.
A pool at The Breakers Palm Beach

A guestroom at The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale in Florida
LUXURY IN SOUTH FLORIDA
The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale
This elegant beachfront property features 192 rooms and offers views over the Intracoastal Waterway and the Atlantic Ocean. Extravagant extras include a skywalk connecting to the beach and a 5,000-bottle wine vault where fine wines are served daily.

BOOK A ROOM
Hotels in Sarasota
Next time you're vacationing in Sarasota, go prepared. These hotel reviews, descriptions and room photos should help you find the ideal accommodations.
The Ritz-Carlton Sarasota

Travel Guides for other parts of the world

(Updated: 05/24/13 JDM)


GAYOT's Top 5 Luxury Trains include exciting excursions on as many continents as possible, from the Australian Outback to Europe.
To help you figure out where to lay your towel, GAYOT has chosen ten of the best Hawaiian beaches from Maui to the Big Island.