It’s difficult to plan out everything you’re going to see and do on your upcoming Florida vacation. It’s a lot easier to let the experts plan it for you. Whether you’re a foodie, an adrenaline junkie, a lover of flora and fauna, or have other interests entirely… there’s a tour for you in the Sunshine State.

We’ve compiled a list of the 9 best tours in Florida. We created this list based on customer reviews, pricing, uniqueness, service, extra amenities, and much more. We highly recommend booking a tour with one of these award-winning courses on your next Florida vacation!

Florida’s Best Tours by Location

Key West Food Tours || Key West

In their own words: Here in Key West, food is an art, and art is what we know best. It’s no secret that Key Westers are a little different than folks elsewhere. We islanders are known to be laid-back, creative, wacky, and friendly. Well, the chefs are no different. Our signature Southernmost Food Tour allows you to taste dishes seeped in the history of Key West– a cuisine that reflects our position on the map. Cuban, Caribbean, and tropical flavors make up the grub seen on the menus.

But it isn’t just about the food… It’s about what makes this quirky town beat. We want you to have an understanding of how our town came to be, why the houses were built this way, and what has happened to us since. Our goal is to link up these best-all-around dishes with you while providing historical anecdotes, because, let’s face it, the food tastes better when there’s a story behind it! Here at Key West Food Tours, our team and tour guides are dedicated to giving you the best experience possible, while filling your bellies up with local favorites. We want to show you what our island has to offer: A rich history with cultural influences, and tasty local food!

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Orlando Food Tours || Orlando

In their own words: It all started with a group of six who would get together every Wednesday night for our version of “Family Dinner.” Each Wednesday would turn into extensive Yelp search to find the newest, best place to eat. Once we had all settled on a place, we’d order way too much food for human consumption, just so we could sample multiple items on the menu. To our friends, we became the ones they turned to when they needed dinner reservations. We decided we should share our local food knowledge with more than just our friends and so became the concept of the Orlando Food Tours.

We love to meet foodies in our local community. Whether you’ve lived here forever or are new to the area, we’re here to show you how to really do Orlando to exceed your taste buds’ expectations. Give our upcoming tour dates a gander… We’ll meet you at the table.

We got your covered. We won’t take you to chain restaurants. We promise to take you to the best places in town where the locals really eat. And, while our the tour, you’ll get to sample multiple tastings leaving you stuffed and satisfied.

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Good Time Charters || Fort Myers Beach

In their own words: Curious about where shells come from and why we have so many on our beaches? Learn about shells and also observe our resident Fort Myers Beach dolphin to discover why they are unique from dolphin in other parts of the world! You will see the dolphins with our Marine Biologist or Certified Florida Master naturalist for an insightful cruise, and explore a scenic shell island- only accessible by boat. You will also spy on bird nesting islands and maybe even catch sight of a manatee along the way. This cruise is the best to the see the most wildlife and such a great value!

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Fun PCB || Panama City Beach

In their own words: Whether you live in Panama City Beach, FL, or are just visiting for the weekend, you’ll want to take advantage of its many oceanside attractions. From deep sea fishing to snorkeling, this picturesque beach offers an adventure for everyone.

FUNPCB provides a variety of water-related activities in Panama City Beach, FL, including sailboat rides, dolphin cruise tours, and deep sea fishing trips. Whether you crave an adrenaline-filled parasailing adventure or a more toned-down sightseeing expedition, we have what you’re looking for.

We launched our water adventure company 30 years ago and have been providing fun and safe activities for all ages ever since. Our expeditions and tours are perfect for family outings, work parties, and solo excursions. We also offer boat rentals for those who prefer to be the captain of their own adventure. Click on the pictures above to learn more about our expeditions, rentals, and tours, and be sure to book yours today.

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Wild Florida || Kenansville

In their own words: Wild Florida Airboats and Gator Park is more than just an airboat tour. We’ve got a Gator and Wildlife Park, the Chomp House Grill, and more ferocious fun in the Middle of Nowhere! We’re just a 45 minute drive from Orlando’s major theme parks.

Experience a part of Florida that hasn’t changed much from when early pioneers arrived in covered wagons in the 1800s. Climb aboard a U.S. Coast Guard certified airboat and catch a glimpse of alligators, eagles, turkeys, wild boars, roseate spoonbills, and other native creatures. Or stroll through our Gator and Wildlife Park where you can see lemurs, sloths, zebras, and other animals native to South America, Africa, and Australia.

Wild Florida is a feast for the eyes and the soul, but we haven’t forgotten about your stomach. The Chomp House Grill turns out some of the best barbecue around, and our Swamp Slushy – a frozen blend of mango, orange, and passionfruit – is reason enough to visit the Middle of Nowhere.

Historic Tours of America St. Augustine || St. Augustine

In their own words: Visit the oldest city in the United States and get your dose of warm Florida sun and fascinating history. St. Augustine is known for its gorgeous sandy beaches, breathtaking architecture, antiquated buildings and its significance to the shaping of our nation.

When you climb on board Old Town Trolley Tours of St. Augustine, you’ll have a chance to see the Ancient City in all its glory, from historical attractions like the site where Ponce de Leon first landed ashore, to unique attractions like the Alligator Farm. During the 90-minute tour, you’ll have the opportunity to get off and on the trolley as often as you wish, giving you a chance to stay at any of the stops for as long as you want.

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Fort Lauderdale Historical Society || Fort Lauderdale

In their own words: The Fort Lauderdale History Center (FLHC) is a non-profit charity as defined within section [501(c)(3)] of the Internal Revenue Service Code. Located on the New River, FLHC tells the story of our community’s history through its historic structures: The 1905 New River Inn which houses the Museum of History and was the first building in Broward County to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places;1907 King-Cromartie House, a pioneer house museum;1899 Replica School House, a replica of Broward County’s First schoolhouse; and Hoch Heritage Center, a public research library that holds the largest collection of material related to greater Fort Lauderdale, including more than 250,000 historic photographs.

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West Palm Beach Food Tours || West Palm Beach

In their own words: We eat, walk, talk, live, love West Palm Beach, and we can’t wait to share it with you. The best way to experience a city is through food because food tells the story of a neighborhood’s people, history and culture. Whenever we travel, food tours top our list of favorite things to do!

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Ocean Force Adventures || Miami Beach

In their own words: Explore Biscayne Bay on a private tour for up to 6 passengers. You can enjoy our 2-hour sightseeing tour visiting more than 40-miles of Biscayne Bay, or we will put together a custom tour for you based on your interest.

Custom tour ideas include the historic Miami River, Biscayne National Park, Miami Mansion tour, Movie locations or the more natural areas of Biscayne Bay to discover marine life.

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Hi, I'm Paul, I'm a travel writer and I love everything about the salt life. I grew up in the northeast, but we visited family in Florida often ... and I was hooked! I've been writing about the Sunshine State for two decades. I enjoy helping travelers find the best places to stay, to eat, and to play in Florida.

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