Siesta Beach. Sarasota, Florida Siesta Beach (Sarasota, Florida): America's Best Beach 2011.Siesta Beach is the number one beach in the 21st annual Top 10 Beach List, produced by coastal expert Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman, Director of Florida International University’s
Whether you’re visiting as a snowbird or as a first-timer, here are eight things to do in the Florida Keys that you absolutely can’t skip. http://toeuropeandbeyond.com/things-to-do-in-the-florida-keys/
"West Central Florida. HOMOSASSA SPRINGS WILDLIFE STATE PARK. Manatees visit many of the state’s springs in winter, but you can see the gentle giants year-round at Homosassa Springs. Get here early, when they’re most active. Three feeding times daily serve each animal. www.floridastateparks.org/homosassasprings. "
ICHETUCKNEE RIVER AND SPRINGS.... If you're ever in north central florida find this rent a raft and float down this crystal clear river, It is so serene. No gators either..... water is 70 degrees all year round too cold for the crocs!