Many people love to travel for attractions because it’s all about seeking excitement and new adventures. Whether exploring stunning natural wonders, uncovering fascinating historical sites, or indulging in delicious cuisines, attractions evoke our senses and spark our curiosity. They offer a chance to experience diverse cultures, learn, and make lasting memories. And let us not forget the obvious reason here; they’re fun and entertaining.
Travel Lemming, an online travel guide with more than 10 million annual readers, released its annual summer list of 150 best things to do in the USA. Each year, the site’s team of two dozen writers and editors handpicks the list to highlight the USA’s many hidden gems. The annual list aims to help Americans discover unique attractions around the country and in their own backyards.
A diverse array of attractions made the article’s Top 10 designation, including a wild animal sanctuary in Colorado, a Bavarian Village in Washington, and the world’s largest musical instrument in Virginia.
9 Florida attractions have been named among the 150 best things to do in the U.S.
Much to our surprise, popular Disney parks like Magic Kingdom Park, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and EPCOT were noticeably absent from the list. Also missing was Universal Studios and Sea World. But then again, with their marketing budgets, you likely knew about them anyway. So here’s what they came up with.
Crab Island in Destin shines in the Top 20 at #15, while the Kennedy Space Center in Merritt Island follows at #24. Other notable rankings of attractions in Florida include Wetlands Park in Orlando sits at a respectable #29, while Vizcaya Museum and Gardens in Miami follows behind at #58. Port Canaveral in Cape Canaveral secures the #73 spot, and Tarpon Springs in Tarpon Springs comes in at #83.
Falling lower on the list is Wekiwa Springs State Park in Apopka holds the #103 position, followed by Robert is Here in Homestead at #124. Lastly, LEGOLAND Florida Resort in Winter Haven rounds out the list at #137. These rankings provide insights into the popularity and appeal of these diverse attractions throughout the state of Florida.
Which other attractions made the list across the United States? Explore the full lineup here.