Plans for Florida

Here you can find thoughts we have for where to go and what to do while we are in Florida, we would welcome your suggestions as well!

Key: (D) or (S) indicates that Dave or Sheila is specifically interested in this location; [D] or [S] indicates that Dave or Sheila respectively might be interested in this location (aka, Dave found someplace he thinks Sheila might like or vice versa). A * before the listing indicates this is a place we almost certainly want to visit. A [T] by the heading indicates that TripAdvisor has been visited and at least some of its recommendations reviewed.


Amelia Island

  • One of the southernmost of the Sea Islands, a shrimping village.

St. Augustine

Home to the Castillo de San Marcos, is the oldest European settlement in the U.S.

Orlando [T]

Key West [T]

Miami [T]


One of the wealthiest cities in the United States.

Sanibel Island

In the Gulf of Mexico.

  • Beaches.
  • Historical Museum.
  • Botanical Garden.
  • Arts Center.

Clearwater Beach

  • Beaches.
  • Sailing.
  • Kayaking.
  • Dolphin Tours.

St. Petersburg

  • Beach.


  • Chocolate Kingdom – A museum.
  • Juniper Springs.
  • Theater of the Sea (Islamorada) – Swim with dolphins, sea lions, and stingrays. (D) [S]
  • Haile Homestead – 19th century house with thousands of words written on walls for unknown purpose. [D]
  • Presidents Hall of Fame (Clermont). (D)



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