35 Famous Landmarks in Florida You Have to See Story

By Alexis Kuri

Introduction

35 Famous Landmarks in Florida You Have to See Story

The most famous landmarks in Florida range from natural attractions, like the Florida Reef, to...

Landmark 1

Art Deco Historic District

Miami Beach’s Art Deco Historic District is home to the nation’s largest collection of Art...

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Landmark 2

Bok Tower Gardens

Known for its scenic landscapes and architecture, Bok Tower Gardens offers a great escape from...

Landmark 3

Castillo de San Marcos National Monument

Castillo de San Marcos National Monument is a Florida landmark that was built in 1695...

Landmark 4

Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge

Established in 1983, Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge was created to protect the Florida manatee...

Landmark 5

Dry Tortugas National Park

Dry Tortugas is one of the best national parks on the East Coast and is...

Landmark 6

Everglades National Park

A fun fact about Miami is that it's bounded by two national parks, Everglades National...

Landmark 7

Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge

Located in the Big Cypress Basin and established in 1989, Southwest Florida's Florida Panther National...

Landmark 8

Fort Clinch State Park

Fort Clinch State Park is a 1400-acre park that offers picturesque views of maritime hammocks...

Landmark 9

Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park

One of the most interesting attractions in Key West is the Fort Zachary Taylor Historic...

Landmark 10

Kennedy Space Center

The Kennedy Space Center serves as one of NASA's ten launch centers. It is located...

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Landmark 11

Miami Beach

Stylish Miami Beach offers visitors more than just sun, sand, and sea! It is home...

Landmark 12

Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

Standing at 175 feet high and featuring 203 steps, the Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse...

Landmark 13

The Hemingway Home and Museum

The Hemingway Home is where Ernest Hemingway lived during much of his career. The iconic...

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Landmark 14

The Southernmost Point of the Continental U.S.A.

One of the best free things to do in Key West is seeing the Southernmost...

Landmark 15

Walt Disney World Resort

You can't have a list of Florida's tourist attractions without including "The Happiest Place on...

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Landmark 16

The Freedom Tower

The Freedom Tower is a renowned Miami landmark that was designed by Schultze and Weaver...

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Landmark 17

Hotel Ponce De Leon

Also known as The Ponce, Henry M. Flagler built this luxury hotel in St. Augustine...

Landmark 18

Mud Lake Canal

Located near the town of Flamingo, Florida, the Mud Canal is a prehistoric long-distance canoe...

Landmark 19

Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge

Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge was first inhabited by the Ais people around 2000 BCE...

Landmark 20

Governor Stone

Governor Stone is a ship, or “schooner,” built in the late 19th century. The ship...

Landmark 21

El Centro Espanol de Tampa

This historic building was built in the early 1900s as a cultural clubhouse in the...

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Landmark 22

Dudley Farm Historic State Park

Dudley Farm Historic State Park comprises a working farm, originally constructed between the 19th and...

Landmark 23

Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine

The Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine was the first Catholic parish in the United States...

Landmark 24

Fort King National Historic Landmark

Fort King National Historic Landmark is the site of a former U.S. military fort that...

Landmark 25

The Gonzalez-Alvarez House

The Gonzalez-Alvarez House is the oldest house museum in Florida and is operated and owned...

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Landmark 26

Zora Neale Hurston Home

The Zora Neale Hurston House is named after the well-known anthropologist, writer, and filmmaker. Hurston...

Landmark 27

U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum

The USCGC Ingham is a warship that served the nation from 1933 to 1988 and...

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Landmark 28

The Maple Leaf Shipwreck

Located in the St. Johns River in Jacksonville, Florida, the Maple Leaf Shipwreck is a...

Landmark 29

Miami Circle at Brickell Point Site

Located in Downtown Miami, the Miami Circle is an archeological site that comprises a perfect...

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Landmark 30

The Norman Film Manufacturing Company

The Norman Film Manufacturing Company, also known as Norman Studios, was founded in 1916 by...

Landmark 31

Okeechobee Battlefield

Okeechobee Battlefield is the site of one of Florida's most significant battles of the Second...

Landmark 32

Gulf Islands National Seashore

The Gulf Islands National Seashore comprises the Gulf of Mexico barrier islands between Florida and...

Landmark 33

The Devil's Den

The Devil's Den is a prehistoric spring formed after an underground spring's roof buckled. The...

Landmark 34

The Florida Reef

The Florida Reef is North America’s only barrier reef and is part of the Florida...

Landmark 35

Falling Waters State Park

Cascading into a fern-covered chimney sinkhole that leads to underground caves, Florida’s highest waterfall is...

Conclusion

In Summary

Visiting these 35 popular landmarks in Florida will allow you to learn about the state's...

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