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Learn about traveling out of the country, discover great senior discounts, and other exciting travel ideas. Find out what the TSA requirements are for travelers and much more.
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Florida Travel Books
Use these books to get to know Florida. Discover places off the beaten path or enjoy the top tourist destinations.


  • General OneFile  Icon  Icon
    Find all the news and headlines about the place you plan to visit through a keyword or subject search in this resource.
  • New York Times  Icon  Icon
    The New York Times Travel Desk is a regular feature of this international newspaper. Use the phrase "travel desk" alone to browse for destinations or include other terms that you are interested in to search for articles pertaining to your travel plans.

Apps and Websites

  • Explore Florida App
    This free app (from the award-winning staff of the Orlando Sentinel) is a great on-the-go resource for Florida travel news, information and tips. This digital magazine covers everything from the panhandle through the Central Florida theme parks to the beaches and nightlife of South Florida. Available for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.
  • 1733 Spanish Galleon Trail: Create Your Own Adventure
    Plan a diving trip to visit the 1733 Spanish Galleon Trail, or visit the shipwrecks virtually through the links provided in the interactive map.
  • Historic & Archaeological Sites in Florida
    Find historic and archaeological sites and museums to visit around the state.
  • History Happened Here
    Explore this interactive map and learn about Florida history, county by county, and city by city.
  • Spanish Colonial Heritage Trail
    This is the online edition of the Spanish Colonial Heritage Trail publication; it's bilingual and provides history as well as driving tours and trails suggestions.
  • Visit Florida
    From the Florida Commission on Tourism, this website is the official source for travel planning for Florida. There are many photos and articles to help you research your trip. It includes a special Web page just for Floridians with a featured event and deal section.
  • Viva Florida 500
    Viva Florida 500 is a statewide celebration to highlight the 500 years of historic people, places and events since the arrival of Juan Ponce de León in 1513. This website is maintained by the Florida Department of State.

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