Frommer's Florida from $70 a Day

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 11, 2005 - Travel - 604 pages
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Frommer's is the name you can trust for great travel bargains. Our acclaimed $-a-Day series is not for backpackers who want to rough it, but for travelers with taste, who've outgrown their student lifestyle and demand comfortable accommodations and good, authentic meals at a reasonable price. Each guide is loaded with detailed listings for mom-and-pop motels, B&Bs, comfortable guesthouses, good-value bistros, and ethnic restaurants. You'll find a bargain-hunter's shopping guide, affordable fun after dark, and complete sightseeing coverage, including the best things to do for free (or almost).

Our expert authors have already gone everywhere you might go--they've done the legwork for you, and they're not afraid to tell it like it is, saving you time and money. Every Frommer's $-a-Day Guide is up-to-date, with dozens of color maps and exact prices for every single expense, so you can accurately plan each day's budget. Frommer's knows that affordable travel doesn't have to mean making sacrifices. It's about having fun and getting a great deal!

A vacation in the Sunshine State doesn't have to cost you an arm and a leg when you travel with Frommer's Florida from $70 a Day. Our authors have uncovered hundreds of wonderful mom-and-pop motels, charming B&Bs, great-value condo rentals, cute cottages, and more.

We'll show you how to save money on airfares, car rentals, and package deals. You'll even learn how to enjoy Walt Disney World without breaking the bank or spending your whole trip standing on line! We'll also help you find great dining at unbelievably low prices, from $8 seafood platters to all-you-can-eat stone crab feasts, and point you to the best beach bars and other affordable after-dark fun.

We've got all the details on Florida's fabulous beaches and natural wonders, plus the best budget golf, affordable water sports, and other outdoor adventures. And we've even thrown in a color fold-out map!

More upscale guides include Frommer's Florida and Frommer's Miami & the Keys. For indepth coverage of Florida's top theme parks, with selections in all price ranges, check out Frommer's Walt Disney World & Orlando.

  

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About the author (2005)

Lesley Abravanel is a freelance journalist and a graduate of the University of Miami School of Communication. When she isn’t combing South Florida for the latest hotels, restaurants, and attractions, she is on the lookout for vacationing celebrities, about whom she writes in her weekly nightlife and gossip column, “Velvet Underground,” for the Miami Herald. She is a contributor to Condé Nast Traveller, Time Out, all three illustrious supermarket tabloids, reviews restaurants for AOL/Digital City South Florida, is the Miami correspondent for Black Book Magazine, and is the author of Frommer’s South Florida and Frommer’s Portable Miami.

Laura Lea Miller is a freelance writer based in Buffalo, New York, though she’s spent countless hours scouring Central Florida’s theme parks over the years—both with and without her husband and five kids. A family-travel expert who religiously makes an annual pilgrimage to the Land the Mouse built, she is currently researching and writing a guide to Florida for families.

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