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Florida Tourist Rail Road and Railroad Museum List A listing of sites open to the public.


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State of Florida
Calendar of events.
 
Alachua County -- Gainesville
"A circle of Diversity! GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA named 1995 "Best Place to Live in America" by MONEY Magazine.
Calendar of events (when it finally gets online).
 
Central Florida Tourist Information Centers

 

Daytona Beach
"With its white sand beaches, mild climate throughout the year and warm hospitality, the Daytona Beach area has been a popular vacation destination for generations. At 23 miles long, Daytona Beach is one giant entertainment complex. Plus, we're within an hour's drive of major Florida attractions. Daytona Beach has it all... deep-sea fishing, coastal cruises, public golf courses, exciting night life, spectacular seafood, historic and cultural attractions, great shopping opportunities, excellent accommodations and it's all waiting for you."
Calendar of events.
 
Destin and Fort Walton Beach
"Northwest Florida's Emerald Coast. Famous sugar white sands stretch like miles of white satin. Emerald-jeweled waters. Endless strings of fishing fleets. Links and links of golf. Seaside celebrations. Dancing dolphins. Undeniably fresh seafood."
Information of events can be reached through their homepage. Click on "The Latest". The also have a shock wave version which is fun by itself.
Another Destin/Fort Walton Beach link: http://destin-ation.com/
Destin
"Welcome to Paradise. The place to fish the gulf."
No calendar of events. [some of the whitest, finest beaches I have ever laid on...CAL]
 
Emerald Coast
This area is the 'home of the Florida State Constitution. Here, you'll discover the natural beauty of the original Florida at Cape San Blas and taste some of our world famous tupelo honey from Wewahitchka, recently featured in the film "Ulee's Gold."'. Also 'Bay County, home of Panama City and Panama City Beach. Known for its sugar white sand and emerald green waters, Bay County has been called the "Southern Riviera." Come discover the many reasons why.' This site also supports Franklin, Okaloosa and Walton counties."
Calendar of events through the various location pages.
 
Bay County
Others were empty at the time we visited.
 
Florida Keys
"The Florida Keys Visitor Center is located at the very top of the chain, at mile marker 106 (when the islands are "chained" together by a single stretch of highway, everything gets noted by its location on it!) on the southbound side of the Overseas Hwy."
Calendar of events. [A lot of fun driving on water, swimming with the Dolphines...CAL]
 
Fort Lauderdale
"In less than a century, a land "unfit for human habitation" has been turned in to the permanent home of over a million people and the winter residence of tens of thousands more."
Calendar of events.
 
Kissimmee-St.Cloud
"We're located at the doorstep of WALT DISNEY WORLD(r) and minutes from Universal Studios Florida(r), Sea World of Florida(r), and central Florida's other well-known attractions."
Calendar of events can be reached through their home page.
 
Lake County
"ON THE COUNTRYSIDE OF ORLANDO! Named for the hundreds of shimmering lakes which cover more than 200 square miles of its 1200 square miles, Lake County's well-deserved reputation as a water sports mecca is only a small part of its charm."
Calendar of events.
 
Lee Island
"Welcome to the Lee Island Coast! You're about to discover why we're often called "Florida's Tropical Island Getaway". Our natural environment is a tropical paradise that has become a favorite vacation spot for Floridians as much as for visitors from across the United States and abroad. Here you can experience the magnificent natural beauty of old Florida."
Calendar of events can be reached through their home page.
 
Leon County/Tallahassee
"Near, but far from the glaring strips of neon amusement and crowds of Disney, lies another magical place in the Sunshine State. Often described as "The Other Florida" with its deep-rooted history, rolling hills and Southern-style hospitality, Leon County is a different kind of Florida waiting to be explored."
Calendar of events.
 
Manatee Gateway - Bradenton
"Home to Ringling Museum."
No calendar of events, but a list of leisure activities.
 
Melbourne/Palm Bay
""The harbor city" and Palm Bay, Brevard County's largest and fastest growing city, is located in east central Florida. The natural beauty of Florida is evident in Palm Bay, from the Indian River Lagoon, which borders the city on the east, to the charming Turkey Creek Sanctuary, to the many parks located within its 65 square miles."
Calendar of events.
 
Miami
"More than just a day at the beach."
Calendar of events.
 
Monroe County - Key West
"Calm...Serene...Laid back. Come join us, recharge your batteries and rejuvenate your spirits."
Calendar of events for Key West and the Lower Keys.
Calendar of events for Middle and Upper Keys.
 
Okaloosa - Shalimar
"Destin and Fort Walton Beach -- Northwest Florida's Emerald Coast. Famous sugar white sands stretch like miles of white satin. Emerald-jeweled waters. Endless strings of fishing fleets. Links and links of golf. Seaside celebrations. Dancing dolphins. Undeniably fresh seafood."
Information about events can be reached through their homepage. Click on "The Latest". They also have a shock wave version which is fun by itself.
 
Orlando
"It's top choice of travelers of all ages from all over the world. And once you've been here, it's easy to understand why! The city comes by its magic naturally - nature has blessed us with beautiful countryside and practically perfect vacation weather all year around."
Calendar of events.
 
Palm Beach
"The Best of Everything."
Calendar of events.
 
Panama City Beach
"Refreshing tropical breezes, sparkling white sandy beaches and emerald green waters beckon travelers to these shores from all parts of the world."
Calendar of events.
 
Perdido Key,
"Lost Island" to the Spanish who discovered it in 1693, is Florida's westernmost island. Located on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico, Perdido Key is known worldwide for its pristine white beaches, and affordable vacations from the casual to the luxurious. 
Calendar of events.
 
Sarasota
Calendar of events through their home page. This site had problems of missing pages when check July 25, 1997.
 
Florida's Space Coast - Cocoa
"Before the magic and money run low, consider this: only 45 minutes east of the arena of attractions lie 72-miles of sun-bronzed Atlantic shore, space age attractions at a prehistoric price -- including NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Center -- and protected wildlife refuges flourishing along the surf. Three of "Florida's Ten Best Beaches," as declared by Southern Living, along with six others, ribbon along Florida's Space Coast offering distinct settings from secluded, sea-oat scattered strands to sun-splashed excitement beside the breakers."
Calendar of events.
 
St. Augustine and St. Johns County
"A unique collection of Experiences."
Calendar of events. This site includes a RealVideo tour.
 
St. Petersburg
"St. Petersburg Magazine Online."
Calendar of events.
 
St. Petersburg-Clearwater
"Looking for the perfect getaway for your vacation? Well, you're virtually there."
No calendar of events.
 
Tampa/Hillsborough
"What a great idea! USA Today called Tampa The Sports Capital of the USA, and they weren't kidding. "
Calendar of events.
 
Walton - South Beaches
The perfect climate at Beaches of South Walton offers unique and exciting year-round events, from jazz concerts to arts festivals to wine festivals and much more. Check the calendar for upcoming events so you can plan your Florida panhandle vacation to take advantage of these special occasions.
Calendar of events

 


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