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Adventure Island

Adventure Island
Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, 33612
Adventure Island's 30 acres contains a blend of water rides, outdoor cafes, picnic and sunbathing areas, gift shops, and a championship white-sand volleyball complex set within a Key West atmosphere.

Boca Raton Museum of Art

Boca Raton Museum of Art
Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Florida, 33432
The museum features an assortment of traveling exhibitions and permanent collections from established and rising artists. An outdoor sculpture garden is among the museum's highlights.

Castillo de San Marcos National Monument

Castillo de San Marcos National Monument
Saint Augustine, St. John's County, Florida
Built between 1672 and 1695, Castillo de San Marcos was the first masonry fort constructed to defend Saint Augustine. It was known as Fort St. Mark from 1763 until 1784 while under British control and Fort Marion from 1821 until 1942.

Count de Hoernle Amphitheater

Count de Hoernle Amphitheater
Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Florida, 33432
Formerly called the Mizner Park Amphitheater, the venue is part of Boca Raton's Centre for the Arts. It opened in 2002. The 3500-seat venue is located adjacent to the shopping area at Mizner Park.

El Centro Espanol of West Tampa

El Centro Espanol of West Tampa
Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, 33605
El Centro Espanol was a organization of cigar workers in Ybor City and West Tampa. Build in 1912, members could use the building as a sort of club house or for amenities such as a gym, casino (game room), cafe, etc.

Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park
Florida
The Everglades are subtropical marshlands, large areas of wetland which are subject to continuous flooding and features grasses, rushes, reeds and other herbaceous plants in shallow water.

Flagler Memorial Monument

Flagler Memorial Monument
Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida
A 110-foot (34 m) high obelisk with allegorical sculptures at its base stands as a monument to Miami pioneer Henry M. Flagler. It was constructed in the center of an artificial island in memory of Flagler, who died in 1913.

Florida Citrus Bowl

Florida Citrus Bowl
Orlando, Orange County, Florida, 32805
The Florida Citrus Bowl currently seats around 70,000. Its main events are the Capital One Bowl and the Champs Sports Bowl. It also hosts the annual Florida Classic between Florida A&M University and Bethune-Cookman College.

Florida Museum of Natural History

Florida Museum of Natural History
Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida, 32611
The museum was founded in 1891 and relocated to the campus of the University of Florida in 1906 and was chartered as the state's official natural history museum by the Florida Legislature in 1917.

Florida State Capitol (Old)

Florida State Capitol (Old)
Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, 32301
Florida's Old State Capitol Building reopened to the public in 1982. It now serves as a museum covering events in Florida life and government. It is part of the Capitol Complex, which includes the new Capitol and other buildings.

Kennedy Space Center

Kennedy Space Center
Brevard County, Florida
The John F. Kennedy Space Center (KSC) is the NASA space vehicle launch facility (spaceport). The site is near Cape Canaveral, Florida. It is 34 mi long and around 6 mi wide, covering 219 square miles.

Lake Okeechobee

Lake Okeechobee
Florida
Okeechobee is the largest lake in Florida. The name Okeechobee comes from the Hitchiti language and means "big water." The 20 foot (6 m) wide dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee is a part of the Florida Trail.

Miami Seaquarium

Miami Seaquarium
Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, 33149
The park was the first major marine park attraction in South Florida. Its grand opening was in 1955. In addition to the marine mammals, the Miami Seaquarium also houses fish, sharks, sea turtles, birds, reptiles and manatees.

Mizner Park

Mizner Park
Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Florida, 33432
Mizner Park is a suburban lifestyle center (boutique mall) located in downtown Boca Raton, Florida. Besides upscale shops, Mizner is comprised of rental apartments and offices.

One Progress Plaza

One Progress Plaza
St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida, 33701
One Progress Plaza is a 28-story skyscraper designed by Jung Brannen Associates which was completed in 1990. Rising 386 feet (118 m), it is currently the tallest building in St. Petersburg.

Pioneer Settlement for Creative Arts

Pioneer Settlement for Creative Arts
Barberville, Volusia County, Florida, 32105
Anchored around the Central School of Barberville, many historic structures have been moved to the grounds. Other structures have been built on site to demonstrate historical trades.

Ponce de Leon Inlet Light

Ponce de Leon Inlet Light
Ponce Inlet, Volusia County, Florida, 32127
Originally called Mosquito Inlet Light, the lighthouse at Ponce de Leon Inlet, at 175 feet in height, is the tallest lighthouse in Florida and the one of the tallest in the United States.

Spook Hill

Spook Hill
Lake Wales, Polk County, Florida
Spook Hill is a "gravity hill". An optical illusion where it seems vehicles and other objects roll uphill when they are actually going downhill.

SS American Victory

SS American Victory
Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, 33602
The S.S. American Victory is a World War II Victory ship which is now a working maritime museum. One of several Victory ships due to be scrapped, she was rescued for preservation and arrived at Tampa on 16 September 1999.

Statue of Don Vicente Martinez Ybor

Statue of Don Vicente Martinez Ybor
Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, 33605
Don Vicente Martinez Ybor established the first cigar factory in Tampa, beginning what was to be the city's major export for decades. Ybor's friend, Gavino Gutierrez, laid out a street grid for the area which became Ybor City.

TECO Line Streetcar System

TECO Line Streetcar System
Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida
Operated by the Hillsborough Area Regional Transportation Authority and managed by Tampa Historic Streetcar, Inc. the TECO Line connects downtown to the historic Ybor City district. The line is 2.3 miles long and has 12 stations.

Town Center at Boca Raton

Town Center at Boca Raton
Boca Raton, Palm Beach County, Florida, 33431
Construction on the Town Center Mall started in 1979, and it officially opened with in 1980. Throughout 1999 and 2000, the older portions of the mall were redeveloped, and a new area called "The Terrace" has recently opened.

Union Bank Building

Union Bank Building
Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, 32399
Opened in 1841, the Union Bank Building is said to be the oldest surviving bank building in the state. It is now an extension of the Florida A&M University Black Archives, Research Center and Museum.

Walt Disney World Resort

Walt Disney World Resort
Lake Buena Vista, Orange County, Florida
Walt Disney World Resort includes The Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Disney Hollywood Studios, Disney's Animal Kingdom and 32 resorts and hotels that are located on the Walt Disney World property.

Westfield Brandon

Westfield Brandon
Brandon, Hillsborough County, Florida
Originally opened in 1995 as Brandon Town Center, the mall served a million shoppers in its first seventeen days alone.

Ybor City

Ybor City
Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, 33605
Ybor City is a historic neighborhood located just northeast of downtown Tampa. It is known as Tampa's Latin Quarter. Portions of the old neighborhood have been designated as a National Historic Landmark District.

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Top 10 Most Popular Florida Landmarks

  1. Statue of Don Vicente Martinez Ybor
  2. Kennedy Space Center
  3. SS American Victory
  4. Spook Hill
  5. Flagler Memorial Monument
  6. Everglades National Park
  7. Miami Seaquarium
  8. Walt Disney World Resort
  9. Adventure Island
  10. Castillo de San Marcos National Monument

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