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Must-see places in Florida

Beach, beach, beach, and more beach? Yes, Please! Florida, popularly known as the Sunshine State, is a prime vacation destination in the United States. But hold your horses, you probably need a visa before you can go to Florida! Make sure you have the correct visa before booking your flight. Check if your country of residence is in included in the visa esta program or if you need to apply for a tourist visa.

There are 38 countries participating in esta. Visa esta or Electronic System for Travel Authorization is an automated system that determines the eligibility of the traveler to visit the U.S. under the Visa Waiver Program.

Once you’ve figured out your visa situation, pack your bags and visit these unforgettable places:

Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando

Okay, it’s not a beach, but it’s Disney –– dubbed by millions as the happiest place on earth. From water parks to Hollywood studios, spend at least a day (trust me, a day is not enough) in the magical world of Disney.

Miami Beach

Whether it’s day or night, there’s a place for you in Miami Beach. Home to more than 30 parks, facilities, and beaches, you can visit any park, work on your tan or ride the waves. Miami Beach is also famous for its clubs and vibrant nightlife.

Key West

Experience and enjoy all the beach has to offer in this part of Florida. Under the sea or under the sun, you’ll surely enjoy your visit with the variety of activities to choose from –– diving, snorkeling, kayaking, eco tours, sunset tours, and so much more!

Anna Maria Island

Anna Maria Island is a 7-mile strip of gorgeous white sand beaches. It is popularly known for its picturesque scenery and beautiful accommodations. A must for every visitor? Dolphin and whale watching!

St Augustine

St Augustine is more than just fun on the water; it is a place with a rich history. Visit Castillo de San Marcos –– the oldest masonry fort in the continental U.S. and a National Monument. Like arts and culture? Check out the art exhibitions at the Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach.


Florida really has something for everyone. From sunrise to sunset, this state truly lives up to its moniker –– the Sunshine state.  It’s all sun and fun and more in Florida so check your visa status –– whether visa esta or tourist visa –– and join the fun!