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Choose Florida – The Perfect Holiday Destination For The Kids

With the world of travel in line to open up to holidaymakers more and more as we progress through 2021, all thoughts are now beginning to turn to where we’ll go and what we’ll do.

For those with kids, the key is finding a spot that’s ideal for youngsters to enjoy, especially given the year they’ve had, from homeschooling to missing out on fun activities, and so surely there’s no better time to plan the most epic holiday for them.

Florida has something for every type of child, no matter what they’re into, and that’s why we’ve teamed up with our good friends over at Ocean Florida to explain further the five unique itineraries they’re created to help show the very best that the Sunshine State has to offer for your young ones.

1) The Perfect Florida Itinerary For: Adrenaline Kid


Adrenaline Kid


Some kids really are all out action and love nothing more than the general thrills and adrenaline-filled fun that being a youngster can entail, which is what would make this first itinerary ideal for them.

From the non-stop fun of Orlando’s famous parks and out of this world experiences at the Kennedy Space Centre, to pulsating Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay rides and eye-to-eye animal encounters at ZooTampa at Lowry Park, this is all sure to keep even the most excitable of children entertained.

So parents with sensation-seeking kids, this itinerary is for you! Enjoy all the fun Orlando and Tampa has to offer and prepare to scream for more and more.

Itinerary Details

Location: Orlando & Tampa

Duration: 14 nights

Price: From £1,799pp including flights

Based on: 2 adults, 2 children travelling during the 2021 summer holidays



2) The Perfect Florida Itinerary For: Outdoor Kid


Outdoor Kid


Outdoorsy kids need a different kind of holiday to keep them truly captivated and occupied throughout, with an adventurous break that involves fresh air, sun, sand and wildlife aplenty.

The natural beauty of botanical gardens, coupled with discovery days spent exploring protected habitats are sure to keep your child busy, whilst the long stretches of beautiful white sand on Florida’s incredible coastline helps you to combine all of that with some much-needed R&R time.

No trip to the great outdoors is complete without a bit of dolphin spotting, search for endangered animals and other memorable experiences that will both educate and enchant in equal measure, making this the ideal itinerary for those that love being in the great wide open.

Itinerary Details

Location: Miami, Key Largo, Key West

Duration: 14 nights

Price: From £1,199pp including flights

Based on: 2 adults, 2 children travelling during the 2021 summer holidays



3) The Perfect Florida Itinerary For: Explorer Kid


Explorer Kid


Intrigue can be a huge trait amongst some young people, often meaning they don’t like to be in the same place for too long, though still like to maximise their time spent in every place. The key is to make a note of each thing you want to see and do during a trip and making time for it all, as well as other off the beaten track hidden gems that come highly recommended by those that know about it most.

There’s an abundance of all that in Orlando, Bradenton Area and Fort Myers, which helps your little explorer child see the sights, take home the best souvenirs and return with unforgettable holiday memories that’ll last a lifetime.

Itinerary Details

Location: Orlando, The Bradenton Area & Fort Myers

Duration: 14 nights

Price: From £1,499pp including flights

Based on: 2 adults, 2 children travelling during the 2021 summer holidays



4) The Perfect Florida Itinerary For: Fantasy Kid


Fantasy Kid


We can surely all agree that there’s virtually no better place in the world to make all your wildest dreams come true than Florida, and more specifically, Orlando. From well-known and renowned theme parks and characters to exciting worlds where the only limits are your imagination, fantasy kids are pretty certain to enjoy a good time guaranteed.

With so much just waiting to be discovered, your only problem will be deciding where to actually start! Make sure to factor in a visit to Toy Story Land, transport yourself to a galaxy far, far away where you can mix with Star Wars characters and the stories such a place includes, and enjoy the rest of the fun on offer with a trip to Orlando and its theme parks of endless fun for the whole family.

Itinerary Details

Location: Orlando

Duration: 14 nights

Price: From £1,999pp including flights

Based on: 2 adults, 2 children travelling during the 2021 summer holidays



5) The Perfect Florida Itinerary For: Culture Kid


Culture Kid


It goes without saying that not all kids are the same, and for some culture is of way bigger importance than any of the other itineraries previously mentioned. This one involves stop offs at four exciting city spots and the opportunity to sample an authentic taste of Florida, from its way of life to the culture and history.

Submerse yourself and engage in all things the Sunshine State, including must-experience NFL atmospheres to pirate ship cruise adventures, the discovery of historical artefacts as well as Florida’s quintessential mascot – the alligator!

Itinerary Details

Location: Pensacola, Panama City Beach, Tallahassee, St Augustine

Duration: 14 nights

Price: From £1,399pp including flights

Based on: 2 adults, 2 children travelling during the 2021 summer holidays



Still unsure which itinerary to go for? Take the quiz!

We know that’s perhaps a lot of information to take in and it still might be tricky to decide which of the different itineraries is best suited to your child, which is why Ocean Florida have created this super-useful quiz, making it really easy to help choose which on to go for.

Simply answer a few questions and hey presto, the quiz will automatically determine which itinerary is perfect for your young one!



Stuff For The Big Kids

Ocean Florida have also put some adult-friendly itineraries together for the big kids amongst us, because this past year has been a tough one for us all and everyone needs a much-desired getaway.

1) The Perfect Florida Itinerary For: Foodies


The Foodies Itinerary


Food glorious food! It wouldn’t be a holiday without being able to taste some of the finest delicacies a destination has to offer, right? Your tummy certainly won’t be rumbling but your taste buds will absolutely be tingling as you experience countless eateries, taking in sights and history as you go, feasting at top hotels and enjoying hugely popular foodie walking tours.

Get your mouth watering with this itinerary that’ll help you experience plenty of hidden gems as well as popular favourites.

Itinerary Details

Location: Orlando & Tampa

Duration: 7 nights

Price: From £1,759pp including flights

Based on: 2 adults, travelling June 2021



2) The Perfect Florida Itinerary For: Couples


The Couples Itinerary


Romance is certainly in the air, and the hidden gems of Florida make for the perfect couples break to enjoy with your loved one. Relax at Daytona Beach, one of the world’s most famous beaches, before sampling the stunning Crystal River as well as cultural exploration, premium shopping and whatever else you can fit into your break away.

Melt away the stresses of daily life with a twin-centre Florida trip, returning back to these shores fully refreshed and rejuvenated.

Itinerary Details

Location: Dayton Beach, Crystal River

Duration: 7 nights

Price: From £1,069pp including flights

Based on: 2 adults, travelling September 2021



3)The Perfect Florida Itinerary For: Big Kids


The Big Kids Itinerary


We’re all just big kids at heart, and central Florida is an absolute haven for inquisitive explorers that love doing and seeing more. All types of travellers are accounted for, with a wide variety of attractions to keep everybody from nature lovers to adrenaline junkies occupied.

Head to the world-renowned theme parks as well as the lesser-known attractions and experiences with an incredible break that’s certain to leave you craving for more.

You’ll be staying amongst the action of Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando before making your way to International Drive, where you can be sure the fun will never stop.

Itinerary Details

Location: Orlando

Duration: 14 nights

Price: From £2,149pp including flights

Based on: 2 adults, travelling summer holidays 2021