Florida, the "Sunshine State", is the most southern state on the east shore of the United States.Bounded by water on three sides, this flat grimy spit of land is roughly 165 kmwide by 660 kmlong. It is sanctified with a very cordial semi-tropical climate that offers hot summers, mild winters, and near perfect spring and fall temperatures. Boating is the most popular open-air activity in Florida with opportunity for surfing, scuba diving, snorkelling and fishing. Glittery theme parks, diverse architecture, and a multiplicity of cultural influences keep tourists coming back for more. Its roots in cultivation are still present, with oranges being a chief export.Florida is the perfect state for a road trip in the USA, with numerous dazzling beaches, theme parks, and National Parks.