10 Things You Didn't Know About Florida

Florida has the longest coastline in the contiguous United States.

Florida is home to the Everglades, the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States.

Florida is the boating and fishing capital of the world.

Florida has more than 700 freshwater springs.

 Florida is home to not only alligators and crocodiles but also panthers, sea turtles, manatees, and dolphins.

Florida is the theme park epicentre of the world.

Florida is diverse, with Native American, European, African-American, Hispanic and a host of other

cultural flavours reflected in our cuisine, architecture, and attitudes. Florida produces more than 70 percent of the nation’s oranges.

Florida was named for the day on which it was first seen (April 2, 1513) by Spanish explorer Ponce de Leon.

Florida has the largest collection of Art Deco and Streamline Moderne buildings in the world.