Discover the Attractions of Florida’s Colleges and Universities
By Florence Beth Snyder
Students from all 50 states and most every nation come to study at Florida’s universities. And when they aren’t hitting the books, they're discovering the tourist gems scattered throughout their campuses.
And so can you.
Florida’s university campuses are treasure troves for tourists seeking low-cost, high-quality experiences the whole family can enjoy.
Local day-trippers can easily fill a staycation schedule with the endless variety of university-based sports, arts, exhibits and lectures that surprise and dazzle those who visit Florida’s campuses.
Savvy seekers of tourism treats make a point of checking university websites often to see what’s new. Whether you're far away and planning ahead for your high-schooler's grand tour of Florida colleges, or a block away and looking to fill a free afternoon, you'll be surprised and delighted by the year-round entertainment opportunities Florida's universities offer.
VISIT FLORIDA is pleased to serve up a small sampling of the unsung tourist attractions that help make our universities so special.
Here’s an education: