How well do you know your Florida history? Here are some fun facts about our great state!
Ten fun facts about Florida
Florida averages 10 deaths and 30 injuries a year from lightning.
Orlando attracts more visitors than any other amusement park destination in the United States.
The largest collection of Frank Lloyd Wright buildings in the world is in Lakeland.
Florida means "Feast of Flowers" in Spanish.
Haines City is known as ‘The Heart of Florida’.
Crystal River is the only place in North America where it is legal to have a supervised swim with gentle manatees.
The world's deepest freshwater spring is Wakulla Springs near Tallahassee.
Saint Augustine city of Florida is the oldest European settlement in North America.
Annual Mug Race of Florida is the longest river sailboat race in the world.
There are more than 30,000 lakes and over 1000 golf courses located in Florida.