The Insider's Guide to Florida

Florida is home to over 18 million people and has over 85 million visitors a year. Inside Florida delivers an insiders guide to everything Florida. If you are moving to Florida we have the essential information you need. If you are planning a vacation to Florida we’ll guide you to the best beaches, attractions, and many unique Florida destinations and Events.

Head to Key West


Summer in the Florida Keys means warm ocean waters perfect for snorkeling, scuba diving, and fishing. It’s also the perfect time to visit Key West. The Southern Most City is packed with fantastic restaurants, history such as the home of Ernest Hemingway or the Mel Fisher Museum, and more interesting people than you can imagine. Come by Cruise Ship, Car, or Plane. However you travel to Key West you won’t be disappointed…

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Ponte Vedra Beach

Ponte Vedra is known for its beach. The primary beach area is Micklers Landing, which is at the south end of Highway A1A - the intersection of Mickler Road and Highway A1A.

Silver Springs

People have been attracted to Silver Springs for hundreds of years because of the 99.8 pure artesian spring waters. For over 500 years the areas has been populated first by Indians, then by the Spaniards, and finally by the US.

Today you can see it all on Glass Bottom boat tour.

Disney World

Disney World in Orlando is one of the top vacation destinations in the world and no one knows how to create a theme park better than Disney.  If you have never been to Disney you can easily spend a week especially with all the other attractions in central Florida such as Sea World, Universal Studios, and Islands of Adventure.

Devils Millhopper State Park

Devils Millhopper State Park is truly one of the most unique attractions to visit while in Gainesville, FL.  The sinkhole is over 120 feet deep and has an extensive bridge and step system that allows the visitor to truly experience what it is like to be in a rainforest. 

Lowry Zoo

Rated the # 1 Zoo in America by both Parents magazine and Child magazine, Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa offers year round activities for kids, families, and adults. 

With more than 1,500 animals on 56 acres, Lowry Zoo has created natural habitats throughout the park for visitors of all ages to enjoy and get up close to animals from around the world.

The Zoo offers water play areas, rides, and opportunities to feed animals.  The close encounter feedings take place Lorikeet Landing, Bushland Budgies and Stingray Bay.

Indian River Lagoon Treasure Coast

Florida has great natural scenery and the Indian River Lagoon is a perfect example. There are two Indian Lagoon scenic highways our focus is on Indian River Drive (highway 707) - an official Florida Scenic Highway that runs from Jensen Beach in the south along the Indian River Lagoon into downtown Fort Pierce in the north.

Jock Leighton Park

Jock Leighton Park in Palm City has fields for soccer, football, and lacrosse. There is also a full skate park, playground, and several pavillions. The park is located at 3755 SW Mapp Road in Palm City.

Florida Homeowners Insurance Savings

If you own a home in Florida then you know that home owners insurance can be expensive. The biggest cost for most Floridians is wind insurance, which is a distinct item. For many home owners close to the coast the wind portion of a home owners insurance premium can be 60 percent of the insurance cost.

Florida Home Insurance

Many Americans call Florida home because of its beautiful coastline, beaches, and warm weather.  Its location also exposes Florida to hurricanes from the tropical waters.  Unfortunately, the exposure to hurricanes is one of the main reasons Florida home insurance rates are higher than the average.

Gainesville Private Schools

While Gainesville is famous for the University of Florida the public schools are about average for the State of Florida. The result is that some parents who can afford it put their children in private schools.

Florida Fishing and Hunting License

Florida is home to more than 5 million acres of the largest wildlife management area in the country. If you plan to fish or hunt in the State of Florida you must have a license and the state makes it easy.

Rollins College

Winter Park is home to Rollins College Florida’s oldest recognized college. As a private liberal arts school Rollins College provides a challenging undergraduate program in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Rollins also has the top rated Crummer Graduate School of Business and the Hamilton Holt School offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in an evening studies program.

Florida Fishing Guide

Florida is known as the Fishing Capital of the World. And one of the best ways to catch the fish Florida is famous for is to fish with a professional fishing guide. Being a fishing guide in Florida requires both being a fishing expert and having a captains license.

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