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View of the Dali Museum from the Basin Florida remains one of the most interesting states in the country from a cultural point of view. Its holiday calendar features hundreds of fun activities, many of which may seem rather unusual to foreign visitors. The picturesque town of Plant City is a permanent venue for the annual Strawberry Festival that is a very interesting agricultural event. It takes place in late February-early March and usually lasts for two weeks; that’s the time to reap a harvest.
1. Shoppers should pay particular attention to the shopping center located at the Port Miami. There is a huge shopping complex where you can find virtually any item and buy it at the most … Open
Large-scale strawberry fields are a major feature of Florida; hundreds of varieties are grown there. The festival features interesting exhibitions and agricultural workshops; guests that are far from the cultivation are offered to taste the best varieties of berries. The Strawberry Festival is attended by the best farm staff. During the festival, well-known chefs cook delicious desserts from berries.
City of Sarasota is home to one of the youngest, but no less interesting holidays - the Festival of chalk drawings. This is a unique event dedicated to one of the most unusual trends in contemporary culture. The festival takes place in November and lasts for 10 days, during which a huge number of beautiful three-dimensional drawings appear on the asphalt of city streets and squares. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Florida is situated on the peninsula of the same name; its western and eastern coasts feature numerous attractive beaches. Beaches of the east coast have long been chosen by fans of surfing … Open
Each year the festival is dedicated to a certain cultural trend or historical period; contemporary artists try to reflect features of the current topic with usual multi-colored chalks. Those three-dimensional pictures are astonishingly realistic. The festival also includes many interesting exhibitions and competitions.
Suwannee County Courthouse Niceville is the venue for one of the most bustling and lively national holidays, Boggy Bayou Mullet Festival. It will appeal to those who like country music, contemporary art and seafood dishes. Three days of celebration feature amazing exhibitions and music concerts; attractive outdoor cafes welcome visitors. The main festive treats are seafood dishes, among which are quite exotic ones. Food lovers will be able to taste fried alligator’s tail considered the most popular local delicacy.
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Wet'n'Wild Orlando

From the series “The Greatest and Fanciest Water Parks”
One of the most popular attractions is Brainwashing water slide, which has a very complex structure and abundance of sharp descents. The length of the slide is 100 meters. In certain areas, a speed up to 60 kmph can be gained. However, the rides are aimed not only at fans of extreme sports. There are also less complicated slides, which are suitable even for younger children, as well as the colorful swings and swimming pools with artificial waves. … Read further

Burt Reynolds and Friends Museum

From the series “Famous Museums of World Celebrities”
It is also worth noting that the Burt Reynolds Museum is the largest museum of celebrities on the territory of the State of Florida. Guests can try various entertainment options. They can take acting lessons, and even participate in filming. This original museum has a lot of great features. It was first opened to the public in 1979. Today, the museum is located in a historic building that once was a bank. The old architecture has preserved there in full its glory. … Read further
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Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Florida. Learn the best periods to visit Florida to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Florida.
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