Florida is a southern state in the United States by the ocean with a lot of coastal beaches like South Beach with the art deco and a lot of tourist attractions. It is my favorite state. There are other coastal states with beaches, but Florida is the most famous. This article is about traveling to Florida.
There are more different kinds of fish in Florida's water than anywhere else in the world. The fresh water lakes and rivers are filled with fish, and the ocean water contains many kinds of fish also. Florida has the most egrets, herons, and pelicans north of the Caribbean Sea. There are alligators in the swamps.
Miami, in Dade County, is a famous resort city. Miami's largest industry is the tourists. The city can accommodate many visitors at the same time. Miami Beach has thousands of apartment buildings and hotels that are open all year long with lower costs in the summer. Many of the hotels are very luxurious. The white sand beaches, palm trees, tropical climate, and recreational areas attract millions of tourists to Miami every year. Many retired people in the United States move to Miami because of the healthy climate there.
The Florida Keys are a group of small islands that are made out of coral reef formations. The Keys begin at Biscayne Bay and stretch out into the Gulf of Mexico. They are connected to the mainland by an overseas highway that is more than a hundred miles long. The Keys have many tourist attractions, including beautiful beaches. Key West is the farthest Florida Key away from the mainland and it is the Southernmost point of the United States. Key West is also the only place in the United States that has just the right tropical climate to grow key limes.