From Maryland to the Sunshine State
Even though Annapolis is the state capital of Maryland and is well known as the sailing capital of the world, the antique capital of Maryland is considered New Market town which is located in Frederick County.
Here are some other interesting facts about Maryland:
– The only inhabited offshore island in Maryland is called Smith Island and it is located in the Chesapeake Bay.
– Maryland’s highest point is 3,360 feet above the sea level on Backbone Mountain, while its lowest point is 174 feet below the sea level and it is called the Bloody Point Hole.
– Did you know that the oldest state capitol still in legislative use in the US is located in Maryland? The Maryland State House is located in Annapolis and dates back to 1772.
– The US National Aquarium is located in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.
– Florida holds other exciting things in store for you. If you’ve never been to Florida before, get ready to fall in love with Florida’s coastline, atmosphere, people, and the mix of cultures from all over the world.
– Home to the oldest European Settlement in North America (Saint Augustine), the Land of Flowers is the only state in the US that has 2 rivers named the same: Withlacoochee. You can go visit both rivers in north-central Florida and in central Florida as they both are a must-visit and don’t have any other similarities other than their names.
Florida is also known for its great climate and year-round sunshine but since the state is very spread out, its climate varies from one part of the state to another. The Northern part of Florida has a subtropical climate while its Southern part has a tropical. Compared to Maryland’s two types of climates: the continental one in the highland west and the humid subtropical one in the east, most parts of Florida have a mild climate during the winter and a hot and humid climate during the summer.
Things to do and see in Florida
Florida is perfect for nature lovers and anyone who loves to golf or go swimming, hiking, fishing, kayaking, paddle-boarding, bicycling, and more. If you have a few hobbies and love to spend time outdoors, any city you move to in Florida will give you plenty of opportunities to enjoy its beautiful nature and practice your hobbies. Since tourism is a key part of Florida’s economy, get ready to appreciate the many tourists that visit Florida every day, and make the state bustling with energy.
Like most people moving to Florida, you might be looking forward to visiting Lake Okeechobee, the Universal Orlando, Florida Keys, South Beach, Magic Kingdom, Everglades National Park, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Rest assured that once you move to the Sunshine State, you will look forward to visiting other places such as The Saint John’s River, Key Largo which is widely known as the Dive Capital of the World, the Benwood, on French Reef, as well as the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens which is the only museum in the US that is dedicated to the living culture of Japan.
Moving to Florida with a car
Florida is made up of a total area of 65,755 square miles so, yes, getting around the Sunshine State is pretty hard without a car. As soon as you move to Florida with your vehicle, keep in mind that you should register it with your local DHSMV within 30 days. Furthermore, in order to legally drive your car, you should register and title it at the same time. Need more info about the documents you need to prepare? Go ahead and read all the specific details about car registration so you can be prepared well in advance.