By now, you probably know Florida has more golf clubs (1200+) than any other state in the Unites States. That’s an easy one. But did you know Florida, specifically the Florida Everglades is the only place on earth where both alligators and crocodiles co-exist? Bet you didn’t know that one! Read on for some more fun facts you may not know about our beautiful state:
Not just for oranges
Florida leads the country in production of oranges. But that’s all. It also leads in producing watermelons, tomatoes, strawberries and sugar, too.
Approximately 1,000 people move here everyday
Great weather and plenty of golf is just the start. Florida draws well over 300,000 new residents every year, across multiple regions and cities.
The earth isn’t flat, but Florida sure is
If you’re seeking dramatic elevation changes, we don’t have that here! Florida’s average elevation is a mere 100ft above sea level. The states highest point is 345ft (Britton Hill).
No dinosaur bones anywhere
Don’t look for the next installment of Jurassic Park to take place here. In the prehistoric times, Florida didn’t exist (it was completely underwater).
Orlando draws 62 million visitors a year
That makes Orlando the country’s biggest tourist destination, averaging 170,000 visitors a day.
Never more than an hour from the sea
No matter where you are in Florida, you’re never more than 60 miles from the closest seashore!
To learn more about Florida, the various regions and the types of clubs there are to choose form, give us a call today! 800.447.8707.