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Central Florida Tourbook Guide

Including Daytona Beach; Jacksonville and Jacksonville Beach; Lake Buena Vista; Orlando; St. Augustine; St. Petersburg, Clearwater and Beaches; Sarasota; and Tampa.

Explore the Sunshine State with the digital AAA TourBook guide. From the state's popular sunny beaches to Orlando's theme park attractions, Central Florida provides plenty of options, whether you enjoy family-fun entertainment or kayaking in Old Florida-style natural environments. Plan your next trip with the help of AAA's digital TourBook travel guide, available on mobile, tablet or desktop.

With the Central Florida guide, you'll get advice from AAA travel experts about the best things to see and do, where to stay and how to plan the trip of a lifetime. You'll learn insider travel tips and answers to many top questions asked by travelers.

Here's a sampling of what you'll find in the Central Florida guide.

  • Where is Walt Disney World Resort? (Hint: It's not in Orlando.)
  • What to do in Daytona Beach at night
  • How to see manatees in Florida
  • Why Jacksonville is a good place to go
  • Where to go fishing in St. Petersburg, Clearwater and Beaches
  • How to do Orlando on a budget
  • Where to go in Sarasota
  • Why is the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg?
  • How many flags have flown over St. Augustine?

What are some of the must-dos covered in this guide?

We know no two travelers are alike, so we've included a wide variety of things to do in each TourBook guide, from recreational activities to museums and theme parks.

We cover everything from theme parks in Orlando to Central Florida beach resorts and other fun things to do. Learn more about art at the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, Jacksonville's Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, or the Lightner Museum in St. Augustine. Then bring your whole family on a tour of historic St. Augustine, the oldest continuously inhabited city in the United States. Go drive on the packed sand of Daytona Beach and visit Daytona International Speedway to pay your respects to NASCAR's sports history at the World's Most Famous Beach.

You'll find all these attractions and more in this digital destination guide.

Will this guide help me plan a road trip?

Yes! This guide includes the best Central Florida road trips and scenic drives as well as day trips and fun things to do. You can also use the high-quality maps to get started planning your own route.

Is park information included?

Yes, there is information about family-friendly theme parks as well as national parklands, depending on your Central Florida to-do list. AAA GEM-designated theme parks in the Orlando and Tampa vicinity include Walt Disney World Resorts, SeaWorld Parks Orlando, Universal Orlando Resort, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay and Legoland Florida Resort. You also can read more about where to find national lands and monuments. The Central Florida TourBook includes places to go like Canaveral National Seashore; Castillo de San Marco National Monument; Fort Matanzas; Fort Carolina National Memorial, the Timucuan Preserve in Jacksonville; and DeSoto National Memorial. (Keep in mind the three National Parks — Key Biscayne, Dry Tortuga and Everglades National Park — are within the South Florida TourBook.) Each destination features detailed information and travel tips.

Explore the Central Florida TourBook guide, and start planning your next travel adventure today!