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Below: An alligator rests in the Everglades.
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Above: A scene from Everglades National Park
Florida is home to 127 state parks, 3 National parks, and 3 National forests.
Florida National Parks:
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Florida's main tourist attractions are
Vacation packages to Florida include these destinations more than any others.
Above: A charming little rental cottage in Everglades City.
1. Florida's official state flower is the Orange Blossom.
2. Florida's official state tree is the Sabal Palm.
3. Florida's official state bird is the Mockingbird.
4. Florida's largest city (by population size) is Jacksonville, with a resident population fast approaching 840,000.
5. The ten largest cities in Florida (by population size) are Jacksonville, Miami, Tampa, Orlando, St. Petersburg, Hialeah, Tallahassee, Fort Lauderdale, Port Saint Lucie and Pembroke Pines, in that order.
6. Florida's economy is fueled mostly through tourism.
7. The state of Florida is home to 158 colleges and universities.
8. Florida's minimum wage, as of 2018, was $8.25 an hour.
9. Florida is home to America's oldest city, St. Augustine, founded by Spanish settlers in 1551.
10. Native American Indian Tribes from Florida include Apalachee, Colusa, Choctaw, Creek, Miccosukee, Seminole, and Timucua.
Below: A sweet Florida orange grove in Imokalee.
Above: A mesmerizing Tallahassee sunset
Above: Historic home in Lakeland.
Above: Historic home in Monticello.
Above: A view of downtown Orlando.
Above: Sunset over Solivita, a popular retirement community.
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