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WT - Florida 04:12-Day Self-Driving Tour of Miami - Lion Country Safari - Lake Okeechobee - Disneyworld - Kennedy Space Center - Anastasia Island - Ocala National Forest - Crystal River - Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park - St. Petersburg - Madeira Beach - Pine Island - Marco Island - Miami
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    Entry Miami

    On arrival into Miami, make your way to the airport area hotel you have booked and enjoy a relaxing overnight stay.

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    Lion Country Safari

    Rent a motorhome first thing in the morning. Once you have your motorhome, get yourself on to the Florida Turnpike and head north - you are on your way to stay at West Palm Beach/Lion Country Safari KOA, just 79 miles away near West Palm Beach on Floridas east coast.

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    Lake Okeechobee

    Ever wake up to the shriek of a gibbon or the roar of a lion? This KOA sidles right up to the famous wildlife park where lions, elephants and more than 1,000 other animals roam free. There is a thrilling 4-mile drive through the park as well as amusements and rides to be enjoyed. When you have enjoyed your fill of animal excitement, jump aboard for your 67-mile drive to tonights campground - the Clewiston/Lake Okeechobee KOA.

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    Disneyworld

    After an early-morning swim, you will no doubt be itching to get away to the land of Mickey Mouse and his pals - Disneyworld. Check in to the South West Fort Summit KOA campground and then visit the theme park of choice - Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Animal Kingdom, and Sea World - these and many more attractions are available. There is a daily shuttle to/from Disney. When you return to the campfire you can recount the thrills of the day to new and old friends.

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    Kennedy Space Center

    A day in space! Leaving Orlando behind, head east for Kennedy Space Center, just 60 miles away, where the US Astronaut Hall of Fame celebrates space pioneers, lets you climb aboard a full-scale shuttle replica and sample g-force conditions. After these thrills, make your way the short distance (16 miles) to the Titusville KOA, in the nearby town of Mims.

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    Anastasia Island

    Driving a little further today - 95 miles in fact to St Augustine KOA campground on Anastasia Island. You are well positioned to explore, particularly as there is a daily shuttle to the downtown historic district. Alternatively you can take the 0.75 mile walk to the Atlantic Ocean or enjoy the on-site facilities such as the swimming pool, fishing pool and paddleboats.

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    Ocala National Forest - Crystal River - Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park

    Take the scenic route west today through the Ocala National Forest and horse country, with its lush pastures and towering trees and the opportunity to tour one of over 500 thoroughbred horse farms to see how horseracing stars are raised. Ideally located south of Ocala is Wildwood KOA. Due west is Crystal River and Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park; locally canoeing, hiking and airboat rides. Or just relax and enjoy the fabulous pool and hot tub.

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    St. Petersburg - Madeira Beach

    Off to the waterfront paradise of the St. Petersburg/Madeira Beach KOA. It is about a three-hour drive (138 miles) to this mangrove-lined bayou alive with dolphins, herons, egrets and flamingoes, 2 miles from the white sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. Go to the beach or enjoy fishing from the dock, three hot tubs, an outsize pool, 8 shuffleboard courts and cycling at this full-service resort.

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    Pine Island

    About 140 miles south brings you to the tropical KOA of Pine Island, west of Fort Myers. There are two clubhouses, a large heated pool, tennis courts - and a free shuttle to nearby beaches and attractions. Dont miss the local seafood!

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    Exit Miami

    This is the day you must return the home-on-wheels and we hope you have enjoyed your circular tour, seeing more of Florida than just Mickey Mouse! The drive is 104 miles back to Miami and it will take you just over two hours.
     

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