Florida For Dummies

Florida For Dummies

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From the Gold Coast to the Gulf Coast, the Everglades to theme parks, bustling Miami to historic St. Augustine, water sports to relaxing resorts, Florida offers infinite, intriguing variety. Whether you want to ride the waves or ride the roller coasters, take in the sites or soak up the sun, this friendly guide is your key to fun in the Sunshine State with info. on: the top ten beaches; favorite Florida foods and where to get them; theme-park hopping and fantastic shopping; how to get around; wildlife, night life, and culture. Like every "For Dummies" travel guide, "Florida For Dummies, Third Edition" includes: down-to-earth trip-planning advice; what you shouldn't miss-and what you can skip; the best hotels and restaurants for every budget; and, handy Post-it Flags to mark your favorite pages.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 472 pages
  • 140 x 210 x 30mm | 521.64g
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • Illustrations, maps (some col.)
  • 076457745X
  • 9780764577451

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Table of contents

Introduction.Part I: Introducing Florida.Chapter 1: Discovering the Best of Florida.Chapter 2: Deciding Where and When to Go.Part II: Planning Your Trip to Florida.Chapter 3: Managing Your Money.Chapter 4: Getting to Florida.Chapter 5: Getting around Florida.Chapter 6: Booking Your Accommodations.Chapter 7: Catering to Special Travel Needs or Interests.Chapter 8: Taking Care of the Remaining Details.Part III: South Florida.Chapter 9: Settling into Miami.Chapter 10: Exploring Miami.Chapter 11: Unlocking the Keys.Chapter 12: The Everglades.Chapter 13: The Gold Coast.Part IV: The Gulf Coast.Chapter 14: Tampa.Chapter 15: St. Petersburg, Clearwater, and the Beaches.Chapter 16: Sarasota, Fort Myers, and Naples.Part V: Visiting Central Florida: Mickey Mania.Chapter 17: Settling into Walt Disney World and Orlando.Chapter 18: Touring the Theme Parks.Chapter 19: Exploring the Rest of Orlando.Part VI: The Great North.Chapter 20: Daytona Beach.Chapter 21: Northeast Florida.Part VII: The Part of Tens.Chapter 22: The Top Ten Florida Beaches.Chapter 23: Ten or More of Florida's Favorite Foods.Appendix: Quick Concierge.Index.
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About Lesley Abravanel

Lesley Abravanel is a freelance journalist and a graduate of the University of Miami School of Communication. When she isn't combing South Florida for the latest hotels, restaurants, and attractions, she's on the lookout for vacationing celebrities, about whom she writes in her weekly nightlife and gossip column, "Velvet Underground," for both the Miami Herald and its weekly entertainment newspaper, Street. She is a contributor to Star Magazine and the Miami correspondent for Black Book Magazine and is the author of Frommer's South Florida.
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