Escaping to Florida: Top Weekend Retreats

1. Tampa offers proximity to stunning beaches, highlighted by the new Tampa Edition hotel.

2. St. Petersburg: Known for vibrant street art, St. Pete Pier, historic hotels, and the Dali Museum.

3. Miami: Experience art, fashion, food, and international vibes. Stay at Faena, The Setai, EAST Miami, or the Kimpton EPIC Hotel.

4. Fort Lauderdale: Ideal for yacht spotting, beachfront activities, and exploring cultural spots via water taxi.

5. Vero Beach: an upscale beach town with a walkable centre, a weekly farmers market, and diverse hotel options.

6. Amelia Island: Features marshy grasslands, expansive beaches, and a historic downtown with coastal charm.

7. Ocala: Florida’s horse country boasting farms, landscapes, and nature adventures like Rainbow Springs State Park.

8. Naples: A blend of beach luxury, high-end shopping, dining, and easy access to Everglades National Park.

9. Anna Maria Island: Quaint, pastel-painted houses, peaceful beaches, and local charm sans chain resorts.

10. Sarasota: A mix of art, St. Armand’s Circle delights, and beachfront tranquility at Longboat Key.