Florida is known for two things - its title as The Sunshine State, and its reputation for making dreams come true.
Florida is a dream wedding destination for countless couples, all over the world. Orlando is renowned for its wealth of dazzling theme parks including, of course, the magical Walt Disney World.
If Disney does one thing well, it’s romance. So, as you can imagine, Florida’s Walt Disney World has seen a fair few engagements in its time. In fact, when The Independent did its round-up of the 10 most popular engagement locations in the world, Walt Disney’s Magic Kingdom, Florida ranked at number two, with a mind-bending one in 555 proposals being located there.
And it’s easy to see why - who can help but be swept away by the magic of it all?
Outside of the glamour of its theme parks, Florida also boasts consistently gorgeous sunshine. As if it was planned, Florida has hundreds of miles of beautiful beaches, where visitors can stroll along the sands and soak up the blissful golden rays. There’s Clearwater Beach, Miami Beach, Cocoa Beach, Jacksonville Beach and so, so many more - you are, quite literally, spoilt for choice for your wedding setting.
For an insight into Florida’s youthful culture, Miami city is renowned for its stand-out art scene, which has been influenced by Latin-American style.
In terms of natural must-see spots, the state is home to the world-famous keys, including the town of Key West. This is the most southern tip of America, and a slice of rural paradise. In fact, if you’re really lucky, you might even catch a glimpse of a dolphin.