The Most Memorable Florida Attractions and Hotels

Whatever type of traveler you are, you’re sure to find something to suit your fancy in Florida. Today, we’re going to look at five major attractions that are worth the trip — and make note of hotels that give you easy access to each one.

Universal Studios, Orlando: The DoubleTree

For movie enthusiasts, Universal Studios in Orlando is one of the most amazing places in the country. You can spend time at family-friendly attractions like Minion Mayhem, enjoy interactive movie experiences like Men in Black: Alien Attack, or get immersed in your favorite movie settings with attractions like the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

You can stay at the DoubleTree by Hilton at the Entrance to Universal Orlando for easy access. Beyond the obvious appeal of the location, you get great amenities like plush-top beds, allergy-friendly rooms, and multiple on-site restaurants. The hotel also offers a gym, heated pool, and coffee shop.

Wet ‘n Wild, Orlando: The Point

Wet ‘n Wild is one of the biggest and best water parks out there. It comes with more than a dozen aquatic attractions, so whether you’re a thrill seeker or you simply want to splash around for the day, you’ll find something perfect.

While there, consider a stay at The Point Orlando Resort, which is just a short walk from Wet ‘n Wild. The hotel offers large rooms with leather furniture and over-sized granite bathrooms. You’ll get free Wi-Fi, an in-room kitchenette, and complimentary breakfast, so you can start your day right.

Vedra Beach Golf Resort: Sawgrass Marriott

For those who like to spend their vacation time on the green, the Vedra Beach Golf Resort is a great getaway. There are multiple award-winning golf courses here, including a course with idyllic views of the ocean.

The Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa is right on two of these golf courses and gives easy access to the rest. The Sawgrass Marriott also offers spacious bedrooms with nature views. You’ll find an on-site fitness center, sauna, and full-service spa, not to mention access to miles of walking trails.

Sanibel Island: West Wind Inn

If getting into nature is your way to recharge, then Sanibel Island is the place for you. You’ll find beautiful beaches, historic lighthouses, and even the National Shell Museum. Best of all, though, is the “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Center, where you’ll find almost 250 species of birds.

While here, consider staying at West Wind Inn. This cozy hotel offers rooms with stunning views of the coast. You can step directly from the hotel onto the beach or rent a bike from the lobby and spend the day exploring Sanibel.

St. Pete Beach: Sirata Resort

St. Pete Beach gives you access to countless ocean experiences. Additionally, this city has a charming historic district and a nearby aquarium, and it is easy driving distance to Busch Gardens and Legoland.

While there, stay at the Sirata Beach Resort. Thanks to the hotel’s private beach, you’ll have all the beauty of the area without the crowds. The hotel’s rooms include flat screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, and spacious bathrooms. The hotel also includes three on-site swimming pools, two bars, and a fitness center.

What about you? Do you have any upcoming travel plans to or suggestions for these Florida attractions? Leave your thoughts in the comments, below.