The Rough Guide to Florida

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Rough Guides, 2004 - Travel - 512 pages
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This comprehensive guide to America's most visited state, covers all regions from the world-class theme parks to the remote areas of the Everglades. From the cities of Miami and Orlando to the Florida keys and the white sands of Sarasota, the Rough Guide provides critical accounts and detailed practical information of the best places to eat, drink and sleep. In-depth background boxes provide information on everthing from art deco in Miami Beach, Americans in space and Walt Disney. There's also an extensive history of the state as well as context on natural Florida, plus listings of Florida-related films and books.
  

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While hypercritical language makes this guide more truthful than the others, it borders on taking the magic out of "escapist entertainment" (as this guide describes it). A lack of pictures and ... Read full review

Contents

Getting there
8
Color section O The Southeast The Northeast
9
Red tape and visas
15
Rough Guide
19
Getting around
23
Weve tried to make this Rough Guide a good read and easy to use The book
26
Accommodation
29
Color section helps you to decide where to
33
Boca Raton
198
Palm Beach
204
Singer Island and Juno Beach
212
North Hutchinson Island
218
Sarasota and
225
Bradenton
238
Fort Myers
244
Sanibel and Captiva islands
250

Communications
36
aims to give you a feel for the place chapter should help you plan your
41
The backcountry
42
Senior travelers
49
Guide
56
Getting around
63
Downtown Miami
71
South Beach
77
Central Miami Beach
83
Coral Gables
90
Key Biscayne and Virginia Key
98
Eating
104
Nightlife
111
Shopping
118
The Upper Keys
127
Tavemier
134
The Lower Keys
141
Key West
145
the Dry Tortugas
164
Pine Island
174
Everglades City
180
Hollywood
187
O Tampa Bay and
261
St Petersburg
279
O Orlando and Disney
323
Walt Disney World
338
Universal Orlando
354
O The Northeast 369410
369
Daytona Beach
383
St Augustine
391
The Jacksonville beaches
399
Amelia Island
407
QThe Panhandle 111458
415
Apalachicola National Forest
429
Panama City Beach
438
Destin
446
Contexts
460
Natural Florida
475
Florida on film
483
Books
490
Index
504
Rough Guide credits
510
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